Six new ski lodges for serious relaxation
Clay Brook at Sugarbush
Arrabelle at Vail Square
America's Next Top Racer
She won gold in Turin, but mostly Julia Mancuso wants you to know her name
The Ski Film Is Dead. Long Live the Ski Film!
An ambitious documentary of big-mountain skiing investigates the lives behind the hucks
Meet the Rippers
Head Monster 88
Freedom of the Hills
Black Diamond Verdict
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
Classic or skate? Either way you'll go fast with the latestand bestNordic gear.
Like a lot of telemarkers, Nick DeVore crochets his own hats, studies Eastern philosophy, and worries about his carbon footprint (last summer he worked at an organic-veggie stand in Aspen). Unlike a lot of them, the 22-year-old skis as well as the world's best alpine skiers: Last winter, he was the only freeheeler to make it to the finals in the U.S. Freesk
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