Snow Sports

It's Gonna Be Slick!

A veteran ice-boater takes a shot at the world record for wind-powered speed


For 25 years, Shaun Palmer has dominated everything from the snowboard halfpipe to mountain-bike downhills—and earned his reputation as action sports' foul-mouthed bad boy. Now 40, he's...

Nordic Pine

Flagstaff Lake Hut, Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Diehard's Dream

Norway Basin Camp, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon

Green and Gold

Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth, California

Hot Water

Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, Alaska

Open Range

B Bar Ranch, Absaroka Range, Montana

Double Dare

An X Gamer tries to make it in ski racing. But as a two-sport athlete, will Jon Olsson end up more Deion Sanders or Jeremy Bloom?

The Apprentice

Ski and climbing guide Michael Silitch is the only American working for the Compagniedes Guides de Chamonix, the exclusive, secretive outfit that runs the show in France's most extreme...

Piping Up

Zero to Hero - Snowboard Halfpipe