A First Timer's Take on Tuckerman's

Tuckerman’s is a right of passage for some, a yearly tradition for others and considered the closest equivalent to big mountain backcountry on the East Coast by all. Having gone to Tuckerman’s for my first time ever on Wednesday, I can now confidently say it’s all three.

I’ve been wanting to make the trek up to New Hampshire to shred the ravine for a few years now. Three years ago I wasn’t sure I was ready. Two years ago scheduling...