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The Colorado Information Center's avalanche forecaster talks about the most common mistakes backcountry skiers make, how to mitigate risk, and how to survive an avalanche

The Austrian mountain guide that has been involved in some of extreme sports' most notable conquests talks about the 2011 debacle on Cerro Torre, working with Shane McConkey and Felix Baumgartner, and how the big-mountain comp scene is a bit like kindergarten

One of the world's most accomplished female skiers talks about her upcoming film, the unique challenges women face on the slopes, and her dream day in the mountains

The man behind Wagner Custom makes the case for dropping $2,000 on your very own pair of made-to-order skis

The founder of SEABA, a heliskiing and backcountry adventure provider based in Alaska, talks about turning the ultimate ski bum fantasy into a reality, how to get a job at a heli operation, and tips for first-time heli-skiers

The U.S. Ski Team member and two-time Olympian discusses the Kitzbuhel, overcoming injury, and why downhillers get better as they get older

One of the most revered skiers in North America demystifies the life of a ski patroller, and talks about living and working at one of the best mountains on the planet and storms that dump eight feet in one go

Leader of the New Canadian Air Force and one of the most influential skiers in the sport talks about the importance of creativity, skiing with Glen Plake, and how the need for freedom has defined his career

One of the world's best park and pipe skiers talks about new tricks and competing in the 2014 Olympics, and demystifies the life of a young, pro skier—it’s not all fancy cars and film premieres

One of the most revered guides in the United States demystifies the life of a guide, explains what it takes to become one, and shares other insights gleaned from a life spent in the mountains

Perhaps the best skier of his generation discusses his dream ski trip, what it means to be “chamified,” and a recent mission to Bolivia

The godfather of freeskiing discusses his contributions to the industry, how film is pushing the sport forward, and his mixed feelings about freeskiing’s induction into the Olympics

The big mountain specialist with a knack for hucking huge air and developing his own touring bindings and boots discusses saving his feet, designing gear, and how to get after it in the backcountry

One of the pioneers of big-mountain skiing in North America and his 17-year-old son, who is following in his dad's footsteps, discuss skiing first descents, the importance of being calculated, and how to stay alive in a sport full of risk

One of skiing's most recognizable icons discusses fame, death metal, and the lessons he has learned during a decades-long career in a sport that can wear people down pretty quickly

The British Columbia-based videographer-photographer discusses Dubai’s ski community, what draws him to mountain people, and being naked—a lot—in Japan

The preeminent female ski mountaineer of our time discusses recovering from the tragedies of last winter, breaking into the backcountry, and schussing on an erupting volcano

The 29-year-old Swedish ski-mountaineer with an elegant outlook on life discusses fear, risk, and that one time he broke his neck in an avalanche that swept him 400 meters down ice, rock, and snow

Dave Riley maintains that he's only renegotiating his contract, but several employees have said that the CEO has been absent since returning from a vacation to find the locks on his office had been changed

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