North & Central America

America’s Nordic Skiing Meccas

Nordic skiing began about 8,000 years ago in Scandinavia but it’s taken until now for the sport to start really catching on in the U.S.

Ski Touring Alaska's Ruth Gorge

Our 10-day expedition through the Ruth Gorge in Alaska's Denali National Park was plagued by poor snow conditions.

Love to Fat Bike? This Is Where to Ride.

A few years ago, almost nobody had heard of fat biking. Nowadays, it’s one of the fastest growing winter sports in the U.S. To accommodate, more bike clubs and land managers are grooming snowy trails...

Adrenaline-Charged Winter Destinations

If lingering holiday malaise and winter's cold, short days are knocking you off your game, look no further. One of these trips is sure to recharge you.

Valhalla Hut Trip

Valhalla Mountain Touring, family-owned for multiple generations., offers access to world-class skiing in every direction and enough variety to keep clients happy for weeks.

Fat Biking on Knik Glacier

During the summer, chunks of Knik Glacier in southern Alaska calve into the lake below. In the winter, the icebergs freeze into the water's surface, creating smooth passage between the towers of ice.

Glade Skiing in the Pacific Northwest

It was the final day of a week spent shooting throughout the Pacific Northwest. We didn't have a skier lined up to shoot at Mt. Baker until the last minute when Zack Giffin agreed to show us around.

Indian Creek in a Different Light

Photographer Ben Moon takes us on his journey to the desert to climb some splitters in Indian Creek, using the all-new Lytro ILLUM camera—designed to capture fuller, deeper, and more stunning images...