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Avalanches Kill 11 in Switzerland, Austria, Italy

A slew of avalanches rocked the Alps over the...
a trio of couloirs

Watch: Skiers Tame Otherworldly Couloirs

Ever seen a line quite like this? Neither have...
niko schirmer wavy

Weekend Warm-Up: A Skier’s ‘Scariest’ Ever Run Is A Standout Adventure

When I hit play on "WAVY — The voyage...

Weekend Warm-Up: Six Skiers and the People Who Inspired Them

Influences. They are one of the first things we...
skier on the edge of a cornice, shot from behind

WATCH: Somehow, a Skier Survives This Avalanche

File this under close calls. A man in Khakassia...
skier on steep terrain, mountains in background.

First Ski Turns of the Season: Down the Grandes Jorasses’ North Face!

Le Linceul, a couloir next to the Walker Spur...
north face obergabelhorn

Weekend Warm-Up: Skiers Try a Mind-Bending Descent

That triangular sheet of snow and ice in the...
Andzej Bargiel progresses on a snow covered Lhotse face: a tiny figure on a pristine, huge mountain face under bluebird sky. .

High Winds Stall Everest Summit Push

The wind has halted Andzej Bargiel's attempt to climb...
close shot of Hilaree Nelson with sun glasses and a cap, a snowy slope in background.

Hilaree Nelson’s Body Found on Manaslu; Morrison Explains Accident

American skier Hilaree Nelson's body has been found and...
Bargiel speaks to the camera, in warm jacket, helmet and headlamp, when is still dark.,

Everest: Andrzej Bargiel Starts Summit Push

Andrzej Bargiel and his team left Base Camp at...
Close shot of Bargiel with Red Bull helmet and black jacket

Everest: Bargiel Ready to Go For the Summit

Andrzej Bargiel reached nearly 8,000m on his latest acclimatization...
Four skiers look towards an unseen summit, with full mountaineering gear and skis strapped to their backpacks.

Skiers Target Full Descents of Dhaulagiri, Everest, Manaslu

Several teams are attempting to ski down three 8,000m...
Group selfie, with climbers, filming crew and sirdar greeting and showing thumbs up.

Bargiel on Everest: Sherpas Begin Fixing Khumbu Icefall

After a night in Lobuche and a hike up...
Andrzej Bargiel presenting the Everest project at a press conference, shared live on YouTube

Andrzej Bargiel to Ski Everest

Not content with K2, extreme skier Andrzej Bargiel has...
tirol ischgl resort

Austrian Court Rules Tourist Who Caught COVID at Ski Resort May Be Compensated

The Austrian town and resort of Ischgl came under...
'Mind Over Mountain' film Patagonia. Bugaboos to Rogers ski traverse

Weekend Warm-Up: Mind Over Mountain

The infamous Bugaboos-to-Rogers ski traverse charges across 137km of...
Helly Hansen Alpha 3.0 Ski Jacket

Helly Hansen Alpha 3.0 Ski Jacket: Blizzard-Worthy Style

Wondering why we chose the Helly Hansen Alpha 3.0...
Arc'teryx Macai Ski Jacket

Arc’teryx Macai Ski Jacket: One to Rule Them All

You’re looking at the champagne of in-bounds ski jackets....
Helmut Edelmaier Heli delivers amazon packages on skis in Austria

The Amazon Employee Who Delivers Packages on Skis

At a time when postal carriers are turning to...
zahan billimoria solving for z

Weekend Warm-Up: Solving for Z

Usually, times when you think you have it all...

Weekend Warm-Up: Vanishing Lines

The Alps are supposed to be an escape from...
The east face of Mt. Ethelbert (3,180), B.C. Photo: C. Lustenberger

Ski Mountaineers Find Perfect Snow on Frigid First Descent in Canada

On Tuesday, February 22, three ski mountaineers captured the...
Emily Ford and Diggins the Sled Dog. Photo: Emily Ford

Emily Ford Takes on Another Solo Winter Trek, This Time in Northern Minnesota

Last winter, Emily Ford of Duluth, Minnesota, became the...

Weekend Warm-Up: The Collective

“The Collective” features 45 minutes of epic ski and...

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