Forbidden Peak, North Cascades National Park

By Brian Irwin | August 22, 2012

Two weeks ago Jaime Pollitte, Luke Buchirelli and I climbed the west ridge of Forbidden Peak in the North Cascades National Park, WA.  Weather was great and the climbing was superb.  The primary purpose of the trip was to shoot Eastern Mountain Sports’ upcoming line of outerwear and Jaime was…

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Emily and Adam’s wedding

By Brian Irwin | June 18, 2012

This weekend we celebrated Emily Tyler and Adam Robinson’s wedding in Shelburne, NH.  It was a wonderful evening with great music, food and people.  I have the pleasure of working with Emily, and have known her since she began her medical career.  Now, as our office’s nurse, she continues to…

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Long Island and Nassau Fishing

By Brian Irwin | May 17, 2012

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Nassau, Bahamas for some off shore trolling for the king of all billfish…marlin.  While we didn’t come up with one of the most prized gamefish in the sea, we had a great time.  Literally a wheelbarrow full of mahi mahi and tuna took the…

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ice season is here

By Brian Irwin | February 2, 2012

Friends Jaime Pollitte,  Jim Frati and I recently climbed and shot the Black Dike on Cannon cliff.  It was a supurb day, as the temps hovered in the thirties and I was able to shoot without gloves the entire time (a rarity on Cannon).  Both these guys climb strong and…

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Jay Peak’s Pump House

By Brian Irwin | December 12, 2011

This weekend we were hosted by Jay to cover their newest addition: The Pump House waterpark, an expansive indoor water oasis of inverted water slides, surfing waves and a deep-water, ropeless climbing wall.  This model of park was popularized in the Wisconsin Dells and is the newest trend in the…

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Denali

By Brian Irwin | October 25, 2011

In 2007 Eric Siefer and I travelled to Alaska to attempt a route on Mount McKinley.  It was an important trip for me on many fronts and I’ve written up the trip for Off Piste magazine.  I appreciate their editorial help and their effort with layout.  Also, under my “magazine…

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