Christian Beckwith Climber, skier, editor of

Christian Beckwith is the founding editor of, a social media website for adventure athletes. He is the former editor of The American Alpine Journal, the founding editor of Alpinist Magazine, the founder of The Alpinist Film Festival and The Mountain Yodel, and the coordinator of the Teton Boulder Project. He has skied the Grand Teton in summer and winter and put up first ascents from Kyrgyzstan to Tibet, but these days he feeds the rat most often in the peaks above Jackson Hole.