When an avalanche killed an out-of-bounds snowboarder in Utah, many assumed he was a reckless novice. The scary truth? Experts make most of the lethal mistakes.
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Pic Du Midi, France
From Italy's classic Sella Ronda to a new peak in the French Pyrenees, here's a primo selection of the best skiing on the continent
VERMONT :: KILLINGTON
MONTANA :: MOONLIGHT BASIN
IDAHO :: TAMARACK RESORT
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Our big roundup of supercool North American ski hills serves up 20 rides of your life—and tells you where to kick back in style