Snow Sports

The Big Wide Empty

Way, way out in the land of powder, the cornices are steeper, the trails go deeper, and the crowds are nonexistent. Where is this mythical kingdom, you ask? Right here in North America.

Adjustment in Midflight

The legend says Terje Haakonsen, snowboarding's five-time world champion, can win at will

Alberto: A Life

How can one possibly put into words the majestic talent, the gracious modesty, the unrivaled discipline of the world's greatest skier? Like this.

The List

100 Ideas Toward a Larger Life

Winter? These Guys Made Winter.

Seven Olympic venues, one charming Main Street, and a host of High Peaks—it all adds up to Lake Placid, America's original snowbound resort.