Outside in Aspen participant Chris Davenport spoke to us about big mountain skiing and managing risk.
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According to Chris Davenport, big-mountain skier who climbed and skied all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks in a single year
With former US Ski Team member Dean Cummings
The American Avalanche Institute’s three-day Level 1 Avalanche course teaches students to mind the red flags.
Outside's Nick Heil spoke about back country skiing with TetonAT.com blogger Steve Romeo shortly before his death in an avalanche on March 7.
Zermatt offers more than 60 on-slope eateries and après joints spread over its three mountains and 153 miles of runs.
With once in a lifetime snowfall hitting this winter, and the Euro faltering, there’s never been a better time to ski the old continent.
Spring had arrived in the southern hemisphere, and I was joining 22 of the best ski guides in the world for an expedition that would include 100 clients.
There are great ski mountaineering classes offered throughout the West.
Good mountaineering schools have the newest and best equipment for rental.
Since you're trying something new—skinning or climbing with crampons and an ice axe—you'll need to be in great shape to handle exercise at high altitude.
Experience develops intuition, and intuition leads you to good, safe skiing.
Some knowledge and comfort with ice climbing will make a big difference, building a feeling and love for your tools like crampons and an ice axe.
Practice this skill set often to be efficient and to save energy in your excursions.