Is Mountain Gazette any good? It’s a question our readers get sometimes. You see, not publishing online means it’s hard to judge to us quickly. You actually need to see a copy of the magazine in real life and judge for yourself. We’ve been pretty adamant that while anyone is welcome to subscribe, we’re not for everyone.
We donate to small, impactful projects. My buddy Will, an old college friend, is a middle school teacher in Potsdam, New York. Last year, Will sent an email out of the blue, we hadn’t spoken in nearly 20 years, asking if the magazine could help raise funds for the outdoor club he was getting off the ground. We sponsored the shirts and hoodies they made for a fundraiser. With the money raised, Will was able to take his club to Gore Mountain for their first time on snow, pay for rentals, and dinner after skiing. It’s my firm belief that outdoor sports/activities can change the course of a person’s life. Very cool that Will is willing to be a catalyst for such an event.
So is Mountain Gazette any good? That’s for readers alone to decide. Is using our position to help get more kids outdoors good? Yeah, I think so. That’s something I can get behind.
When in Doubt, Go Higher,
Mike Rogge, editor