"There is nothing practical whatsoever about this expedition: we have no ambitions to make history, plant flags, claim territory, collect specimens, chart maps, win fame, or curry the favours of kings and queens. We are simply here to study the contours of cold, and apprentice ourselves to wildness along the way. The goal is something like sublimation, ice loosed straight to sky."
The Contours of Cold


Cracking up—possibly in more ways than one—in Tibet.

Cracking up—possibly in more ways than one—in Tibet.

NEWS, EVENTS & HIGHLIGHTS

+ Upcoming: Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival panel
+ Profiled in fifteen-minute film The Art of Wild
Borderski film teaser
+ Short piece on Borderski in Sidetracked Magazine (vol.6)
Book deal with Knopf for Silk Road travel narrative
+ "Notables" nod in Best American Travel Writing 2015
+ Named one of Canada's top 100 modern-day explorers
+ Featured as explorer in Outside and VOGUE Germany
+ "Lands of Lost Borders" in the Georgia Review
+ Winner of $10,000 Pearlman Award for Borderski
+ Tuktoyaktuk or Bust" in The Walrus
+ "Notables" nod in Best American Essays 2013
+ Named one of Canada's top 10 adventurers by Explore
+ Winner of Ellen Meloy Desert Writers Award