A day in the life of a skier and photographer…

A day in the life of a skier and photographer…

At 3am, I regularly eat dry bread, helped down with one tiny square of butter and one of apricot jam, in a cold dining room on the shoulder of a mountain. If I’m in a Swiss hut that’s probably the limit. If it’s a French one I might get a piece of fruit as well, if...
Lenzspitze (4294m) – ENE Ridge and Traverse

Lenzspitze (4294m) – ENE Ridge and Traverse

THE FINEST ROUTES IN THE ALPS Lenzspitze (4294m) – ENE Ridge and Traverse – AD, III+, 950m From the west the Lenzspitze appears as a rather modest bump at the southern end of the Nadelgrat. However from Saastal to the east and the Oberland to the north it shows its...
Interview with Nick Santora

Interview with Nick Santora

Nick Santora: What is your job description? Ben Tibbetts: Adventure photographer. I also work as a high mountain guide for off-pist skiing , alpinism, rock climbing and ice climbing. I work fifty percent as a guide and fifty percent as a photographer, which gives me a...
Col de Bavella, Corsica

Col de Bavella, Corsica

30 September 2016   Climbing up the final stretch to the Col de Bavella I stopped to take a few photos of the rock faces and swirling clouds and Valentine was soon a speck in the distance. I was sweating profusely to catch up again. A young guy in an ancient...