Due to climate change, by 2050 ski seasons will be markedly shorter. Lower elevations will receive significantly less snowfall. Two veteran professional skiers contemplate the impact their love for adventure has on the very environment that sustains and fulfils them. As they peer into the future, they realize there is a more sustainable path ahead, but it won’t be easy.
Jordan Manley is commercial and editorial mountain adventure photographer, based in North Vancouver, BC. As a senior photographer for Bike and Powder magazines, he has travelled from the Arctic to Antarctica capturing people who live, work, and play in the mountains. Jordan produces “A Skier’s Journey” – a web-based series that brings viewers colourful dispatches from exotic and off the beaten path ski locations around the globe.