News from the Field
The Universal Setup
Six new ski lodges for serious relaxation
The Ski Film Is Dead. Long Live the Ski Film!
An ambitious documentary of big-mountain skiing investigates the lives behind the hucks
America's Next Top Racer
She won gold in Turin, but mostly Julia Mancuso wants you to know her name
Meet the Rippers
Head Monster 88
Classic or skate? Either way you'll go fast with the latestand bestNordic gear.
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
If you build a ski mountain, they will come? That's what one Texas resort believes.
Julia Mancuso: Fast Woman
The Ski Gene
For Nick Paumgarten and his father, skiing has been both a blessing and a curse, taking the lives of some family members while giving others every reason to live.