Greg Hill skied over 2,000,000 feet of backcountry powder last year. What now?
2,000,000 vertical in one season! Photo by fitz Cahall and Bryan Smith
SOMETIMES WE SET what feels like an impossible goal. What happens when we beat it?
The phrase “dream bigger” comes to mind, but it starts to sound a little silly when you tell someone, “I’d like to ski 2,001,000 feet this year.” It’s time to change tactics.
For the passport-stamp-counters who have hit every country, it might be time to visit every state or province of every country. On foot.
There’s also switching genres. Already climb the high-point of every US state? It’s time to learn to surf. There are a lot of breaks between Canada and Mexico. After that, maybe it’s time to eat a taco at every street-vendor in Mexico City. Then write a book about it.
The goals don’t always have to be harder, but they should take you into undiscovered country. The beauty of goals is that setting one can break down the wall of fear trying to stop you from doing what you really want.