Taos, New Mexico
Alyeska Resort, Alaska
The Season's Best
The 15 Best Ski Resorts in North America. Period
The goal: To rank the continent's top ski destinations. The deciding factors: Snow quality and terrain. The judge: Marc Peruzzi, intrepid Colorado-based ski reporter, former Outside staffer, and editor of Skiing magazine, 2003-2008.
Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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An American is the best female skier in the world. Better start paying attention.
Black Diamond Bandit AvaLung Backpack
What Chris Figenshau, Photographer, Brings
The 37-year-old Victor, Idaho, resident spends over 100 days a year in the field, often chasing the world's best skiers around in snowy ranges from Bolivia to Morocco. Here's what he usually takes along.