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December 6, 2010
After the downhill race was canceled, the US men struck out on the super G. Giant Slalom was a different story: Ted Ligety took first, and in a rare American first, Lindsey Vonn won the super G up north in Lake Louise.
November 15, 2010
Women’s skiing is on the rise. With stars like Ingrid Backstrom, Grete Eliassen, and Rachael Burks, inspiration is plentiful. This winter, from Switzerland to British Columbia, women’s specific ski camps are expanding and the opportunity for female skiers to ski faster, jump bigger, and stomp harder are available everywhere. The following are some of our favorites. –Molly Baker
October 6, 2010
Summer is when work really happens at ski areas. Now, resorts are starting to reveal the changes they've made since the lifts stopped turning, and some of them are major. Here are the most exciting on-mountain upgrades for the coming season.
September 28, 2010
Located just outside of Santiago, Valle de Colchagua, Casablanca Valley, and Rosario Valley are all home to world-class wineries in Chile. After a few days on the slopes, head to one of these five wineries to find out why Chilean reds and whites are two of the country's best-kept secrets.
September 21, 2010
Serving up one last chance to extend the summer, the 17th Annual Telluride Blues and Brews Festival offered world class music and craft beer in a picturesque mountain setting this past weekend. We headed to Town Park to check out the festivities. Telluride Blues and Brews Festival provides the kind of funky, laid back attitude that can only be found in Telluride. At 8,750 feet above sea level, the historic mining town has long been considered the quintessential Colorado concert experience and we would have to agree.
August 23, 2010
From grueling ascents in the Rocky Mountains to white-knuckled Vermont switchbacks, don’t miss out on some of the best road-rides fall has to offer.
August 5, 2010
Ski towns party hard, even in the off season. Sample fresh brews and enjoy the final months of summer in the mountains. By Becca Fanning
July 21, 2010
For the past two seasons, Grete Eliassen, Sarah Burke, and a crew of other elite female skiers have been filming for an all-girls ski flick called “Say My Name.” Salt Lake City-based photographer Austin Holt spent time shooting with them all season. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his favorite shots.
June 14, 2010
Summertime sparks our wanderlust. We pulled this story, which was included in 2006's Best American Travel Writing, from the archives to augment your summer reading list. In it, writer Christopher Solomon braves the slopes of South Korea, eats fish guts, and hears the voice of God.
June 14, 2010
Looking for something to do now that all the snow has melted and your favorite resort is closed for skiing? Here’s a list of great events during the summer months that you can either go to and watch or participate in to keep you in shape for the upcoming ski season. By Anna Baldwin