The Universal Setup
Six new ski lodges for serious relaxation
Clay Brook at Sugarbush
Arrabelle at Vail Square
For 22-year-old Finn Eero Ettala, 2006 was a good year: He won a big-air event in Switzerland; TransWorld Snowboarding nominated him for Rider of the Year (though Shaun White won); and, during the coveted closing segment in the Mack Dawg film Follow Me Around, he became the first person to throw a double backside rodeo 1080. (That's three rota
Palmer Honeycomb 164
Meet the Rippers
Head Monster 88
Freedom of the Hills
Black Diamond Verdict
Utah's Wasatch Mountains are teeming with guys who geek out over depth hoar. But there are only a few snow scientists on par with Dean Cardinale. In addition to being one of Snowbird's avalanche forecasters, the 38-year-old is also the president of Wasatch Backcountry Rescue and a certified instructor with the American Avalanche Association. He spoke to
In 2002, at the relatively late age of 22 and after pursuing a career in professional soccer with the Canadian junior national team, Leanne Pelosi moved to Whistler and took up snowboarding in earnest. She turned pro within two years, proving that good things really do come to those who wait.
If you build a ski mountain, they will come? That's what one Texas resort believes.