Up the Inside Passage on skis (Juneau Empire)
By KRISTAN HUTCHISON
THE JUNEAU EMPIRE
The most challenging terrain Vance Culbert and Guy Edwards crossed in their 1,200-mile ski trip from Vancouver to Juneau wasn't on the map. It was in their minds.
As experienced backcountry skiers and mountaineers, they and the others on the expedition were well-prepared for crevasses, ice falls and rivers. They'd carefully planned food for their six-month traverse of the Coast Mountains range. But nothing could prepare them to live with each other and their own thoughts day after day.
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