Oh nothing, the little divots are just killing people as usual. In five years at British Columbian resorts, tree wells accounted for 75 percent of the "non-avalanche-related snow-immersion deaths, or NARSIDs as they are known in tragic circles, and six of the total 32 inbounds terminations. Trying to understand the M.O. of these homicidal snow ditches, B.C. experimenters recently tossed six skiers and four snowboarders headfirst into their clutches. Those who managed to click out of their bindings only fell deeper into the sugary abyss. None—zip, zero, nada—rescued themselves. But then, none were wearing vintage Luke Skywalker Utility Belts, complete with timber-destroying lightsaber and life-saving grappling hook. Foolish Canadians.
Big White’s position in the Monashee Mountains above desert-like Okanagan Valley serves up lots of sun, relatively mild temperatures, and copious, dry powder.
Great skiing mixed with casinos can make for a great quick fix.
Don’t laugh. There’s some serious skiing at this posh Utah resort.
This mountain was made for those who like to hike for big lines in patrol-controlled terrain.
Because who doesn't love a good bump session—and ditching I-70 early.
Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the Scott Alpride avalanche airbag system, which uses two small non-reusable gas canisters to deploy the airbag.
Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the different avalanche airbag systems including what's used to inflate the bags, how easily they are to refill after ...
Steamboat serves up dry pow and sweet trees without any attitude. Go get some.
If storms are settling here, book your ticket, because when it’s on in the Dolomites there is no more beautiful place to ski.
The web series kicked off in memory of Andreas Fransson, with an Icelandic adventure, and now takes you from deep B.C. pow, to Japan, and beyond.