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World's Most Terrifying Ski Slopes

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Strapping yourself onto two tiny pieces of wood--or one thick one--isn't terrifying enough; that's why daredevils brave cliffs, chutes, and iced-over moguls. These near-vertical runs are within recognized ski areas, proving you can be on-piste yet still out of your mind.

5 Exercises To Get You Ready To Hit The Slopes

Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kristen Domonell for Life by DailyBurn Ready to hit the slopes this winter? If you spend most of your week cooped up at a desk, weekend ski and ...

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: 7 Romantic Mountaintop Hotels

Oyster | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel

Rather than traversing mountains, rivers, and valleys to get to your sweetheart, we heartily recommend making that journey together -- because it's really hard to top a romantic getaway snuggled up in a cozy mountain cabin or ski chalet.

Beyond Skiing Everest: Enduring a Bigger Challenge

The Surf Channel | Posted 11.30.2014 | Sports
The Surf Channel

Mike Marolt, Steve Marolt and Jim Gile have over 25 years of expeditions to some 40 of the highest peaks in the world, without Sherpa, oxygen, drugs and all the amenities.

The Faithful Shopper: Fit for Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...

Aspen Women's Backcountry Ski Hut Trip (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The three-day, two night all women's backcountry ski hut trip in the 10th Mountain Hut Trail System, led by Aspen Alpine Guides, promised ski touring, powder skiing, scrumptious food and wine.

On Ski Lifts and the Human Condition

Lianna Serko | Posted 04.26.2014 | College
Lianna Serko

Invariably, it goes like this: lift, ski, repeat. Lift, ski, repeat. Lift, ski, repeat. The most variable part of the formula -- the part most liable to be different each and every time -- is the lift.

The Rolling Graffiti Trucks OF NYC's Art World

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A ubiquitous sight throughout large cities like New York, the graffiti covered box truck has inherited the all-city art mantle from the subway train c...

The Faithful Shopper: Winter Wonderland

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.17.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Winter is less than one month old, and already it's been eventful! Clearly, we have a lot of weather to go, and luckily we still have some wonderful s...

WATCH: Parachuting Skiing? Base Jumping? How About All Three In One

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weird News

Vincent Descols must have gotten bored with base jumping. To spice things up a bit, the French athlete adds skis and a parachute. And a GoPro. ...

Away for the Holidays: Sun or Ski?

Quia Querisma | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Timing a family vacation or much-needed couple time over the Christmas to New Year break can be a major stress reliever. The idea of trading host duties of cleaning, decorating, and cooking for a relaxing beach escape or a luxurious ski holiday is definitely a tempting thought.

Where the Boys Are

Paula Froelich | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Paula Froelich

Somehow, by sheer accident, I'd wandered into the land of Olympic athletes training for this Winter's Games -- it was like my own private Olympic Village.

What's So Great About the End of Ski Season?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Although we love to ski and can't wait for the next season to begin, we don't want to wait as long to come back to America's mountain resorts. One of its best-kept secrets is that when the snow disappears, the fun doesn't.

PHOTOS: Small Towns To Explore In 2013

Lynn O'Rourke Hayes | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel
Lynn O'Rourke Hayes

Take a detour from America's massive cities and embrace the charm of our small towns.

PHOTOS: The Hazards Of Skiing Antarctica

Liftopia | Posted 03.12.2013 | Travel

I can't say we skied any bottomless powder, but we did ski with penguins.

Liberty Mountain Resort

Connie Lawn | Posted 03.08.2013 | DC
Connie Lawn

Sunshine, great snow, mild temperatures, and good friends -- what could be better than this day at Liberty Mountain Resort! All this about an hour and a half from Washington, DC.

'Stepping Out With LeBron'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If the shoe fits, get LeBron James to buy it for you. That's what I wanted to do recently when I went to the Nike Factory Store in Riverhead, N.Y., to purchase a pair of sneakers.

PHOTOS: An Abandoned Ski Hill In New Hampshire

Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Mount Eustis rises from under Interstate 93 on the outskirts of Littleton, New Hampshire's almost comically picturesque downtown. Though the hill -- i...

PHOTOS: Have You Skied These Obscure Spots?

Liftopia | Posted 09.10.2012 | Travel

Ever get tired of skiing at the same resorts across the U.S. or just want a total change of scenery? Do you like to travel and take some risks?

WATCH: What This Girl Can Teach You About Overcoming Fear

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.21.2012 | Parents

Sometimes the key to overcoming fear is taking a leap of faith. And that's exactly what one fourth-grade student had to do. In the video above, the...

Jackson Hole Is Melting | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel

Jackson is a locals' mountain. The only out-of-towners we met all weekend were Denverites and Aussies.

PHOTOS: Powder To The People

Mark Sissons | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

I'm awkwardly carving drunken S-shapes in the silken snow, tumbling into waist-deep, feather-light powder.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The Snowiest Places In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.18.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For those who love to ski -- as well as those who love to just sit on the couch staring out the window with a cup of cocoa in hand.

Skiing Champion Who Inspired Films And A Book After Crash Dies

AP | Posted 02.11.2012 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Jill Kinmont Boothe, the skiing champion who became a painter and a teacher after she was paralyzed during a race and was the subject o...

PHOTOS: The 8 Best Ski Airports

Liftopia | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel

At Liftopia, we travel quite a bit for work -- and for play! -- and spend a fair amount of time in airports across the country. Below are our favorites based on easy access to resorts, speed of baggage delivery and how quickly we can get in and out of the terminal and out on the slopes.