Here's where the pioneering skier sends it when she's not shredding the backcountry
Inversions can choke all the fun out of winter in some places (looking at you, Salt Lake City)
You are the mountain's disciple
Oranges, ginger, garlic, even chicken soup—most of our so-called cold-fighting foods don't do much for us when we're under the weather
The LiftOp Biggie is the rack we recommend to our friends
Does he not have nerve endings?
And much of the sport’s innovation is thanks to Jeff Scott, a snowboarder turned pioneer of sit skiing
Students in the Extreme Polar Training course, a two-week freeze-fest held near the Arctic Circle on Canada's Baffin Island, learn how to live in Earth's coldest conditions. Still, nothing really prepares you for 72 hours of a sled-pulling, pathfinding ordeal on a skinny pair of skis.
At the planet's biggest ice-fishing tournament, held every January in Brainerd, Minnesota, 10,000 contestants battle 20-below temperatures for a $150,000 purse. Ian Frazier slips and slides among wily fish, cheese curds, and some of the greatest nearly frozen anglers he's ever seen.
Finland shares an 833-mile border with an aggressive and unpredictable neighbor. That proximity led to a major conflict during World War II—the horrific Winter War—and even now it keeps Finns nervous about Russia’s intentions. David Wolman suited up to train with the elite soldiers who will be on the front lines if this cold feud ever gets hot.