Natural beauty.

Want to stop time? Go skiing with your four-year-old.
David Page on the hidden ski paradise of … Romania?

“I’ve definitely accomplished some of the goals I’ve made for myself but there are still a lot of others that I’m working toward. I want to win X Games medals in all of the different disciplines, win an Olympic medal in Sochi, and defend my title as the AFP overall world champion for many more years to come.”

—   Gus Kenworthy

Do you like to ski? Do you also like to have fun by doing things that are not skiing?

Gordy Megroz has your 2013 winter guide to skiing-but-also-not-just-skiing.

“No, not at all. It’s part of life and a part of what we do. It just shows you how powerful life is and you really have to be thankful and just enjoy it. Keep doing what you’re doing because that’s what makes you happy.”

—   Kye Peterson, on how the threat of death—and the death of his father—affects his skiing
Snowshoe running: it’s your sport if you like running and like snow, but don’t enjoy hurtling down a mountain on two skinny planks. Hell, even if you like doing that, snowshoe running could be your thing, or your other thing, or just one of your many things.
Whitney Dreier has a primer for anyone who wants to get started.

Are snow sports done?

Global warming is not good for skiing or snowboarding or anything else that requires, well, snow. We don’t need to explain why that is, but Mary Catherine O’Connor will explain what the snow-sports industry is doing about a steadily warming planet.

Oofta. The worst that could happen at a demo of emergency gear? 

World Cup champion skier Lindsey Vonn is getting divorced. Your chances of dating her are still about as good as besting her on the slopes. 
But the details are here. 

World Cup champion skier Lindsey Vonn is getting divorced. Your chances of dating her are still about as good as besting her on the slopes. 


But the details are here

Would you sign up for this mentorship? Camp 4 Collective and The North Face test some “noobs” on an expedition up—and skiing down—Denali. “I can’t understand why we like this shit.”