Snow Sports

Shane McConkey

I just love the feeling of catching air. It's the combination of being completely out of control yet knowing that you're in control. And your stomach going up through your chest and out your...

The Musher

Native German Sebastian Schnuelle wowed the mushing world by smashing time records for the annual

Tabernash, Colorado

Bloody Marys at noon; black-diamond bravado; snot rockets in lift lines—ski trips are not usually romantic. But this doesn't have to be the rule. Just insert cross-country before

Pre-Gaming

British Columbia has tried to secure the Winter Olympics no fewer than six times. In fact, the town of Whistler was built for this very purpose: In 1960, four Vancouver businessmen began...

Huck

RIDING A GONDOLA is like going to Vegas: Business deals are made, affairs blossom, or you run into a celebrity like Cher, except she's wearing Kjus instead of a feather headdress. Most icons...

Diehard's Dream

A good backcountry-ski camp should have steep topography, great snow, and easily accessible runs. And the camp itself should not be easy to reach. Exhibit A: This new, plush double-decker yurt...

Open Range

It's a rare Montana guest ranch that values its cattle as highly as it does its tourists. B Bar is one of them: The working ranch, a two-hour drive west of Bozeman, is open to regular visitors...

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