Remoteness, on the Rocks
It's hard to be first at anything these days. Case in point: five comrades on holiday attempting to ski a virgin vertical face on Huascarán, Peru's tallest mountain. A study of überathlete group...
For generations, it's been a curious springtime pilgrimage: hiking up, then skiing, boarding, sliding, or crashing down Tuckerman Ravine.
Eight friends. Four volcanoes. Nine days. A primer on self-guided ski mountaineering.
They raised the walls and smoothed out the bumps, but the Lake Placid bobsled and luge track is still one very wild ride
Tom Burt cold have become the Tom Cruise of Tahoe's "Squawllywood." But he didn't—and that's just fine with him.