October 20, 2010
Ken Schwabenton, helicopter pilot at Points North Heli-Adventures, spends more than 50 days a year skiing untouched Chugach powder. And that's just a side perk. Here's how he got the job, the weirdest places he's ever flown, and what it feels like to fly.
August 31, 2010
Long absent from the Sierra Nevadas, heli-skiing returns to Lake Tahoe after a nearly forty-year absence. We spoke to the owner of the newly opened Pacific Crest Heli-Guides about filling the void.
August 26, 2010
After traversing the North and South Poles, Larsen is leaving Saturday for the final leg of his 365-day ‘Save the Poles’ expedition: the summit of Mt. Everest. His journey is aimed at promoting clean energy and global warming awareness, and showing the world how pollution is affecting earth’s harshest places.
August 2, 2010
Looking for one more late summer adventure? Here are our favorite multi-day backpacking trips in ski country.
May 19, 2010
A month ago, I was in Iceland skiing on dormant volcanoes while the Eyjafjallajökull volcano was erupting and blowing enough smoke and ash to shut down all of Europe's airports. The volcano is burping more ash now, and American filmmaker Sean Stiegemeier flew in to capture this incredible time lapse of the volcano. Check out the video here.
May 6, 2010
Mt. Hood, Oregon, is the place to go for summertime ski camps. And they're not just for kids. We've got details on three great summer ski camps—from park-and-pipe to racing to moguls—at Mt. Hood for all ages.