Four years after his death, his spirit lives on in the new film McConkey, a documentary chronicling the full scope of his life that is kicking off its wider release with a premiere on Saturday at McConkey's home mountain, Squaw Valley.
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.
When it comes to memorable mountain music venues, there are some places that stand out in hearts and minds for good reason, like Red Rocks or Telluride during the Bluegrass Festival. But there are other mountain gems that are still waiting to be discovered by the masses.
Salt Lake City is known for epic skiing in the winter, however, summertime offers some of the region's best hiking opportunities. Numerous hikes include lakes as destinations and are just minutes from Salt Lake City ski resorts, which offer a variety of summer activities and lodging deals.
Colorado is known for many things, but perhaps its most quaffable quirk is its love of beer. Even though there aren't quite enough breweries in Colorado to try a new brew each sunny day, there are more than 160 breweries in the Centennial State, so we're getting there.
I was the smallest scuba-geared mermaid in the boundless aquarium of vast eternity. A random thought came to my mind: "How many times will I trust tha...
Here is just a bit of what we've learned in recent years about some of the things that the science community thinks climate change is going to negatively affect, or even ruin.
Chris Waddell's motto is "It's not what happens to you. It's what you do with what happens to you," and he lives his words.
The 30 Postcards Project has taken me to places remote and places familiar, in 56 countries and counting, from the southernmost city in the world to the northernmost point in continental Europe.
Who you should be following on Instagram for breathtaking pictures from the slopes to the surf.
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.
The day of the photo shoot, I rose early, showered, shaved, brushed my teeth twice and spent the better part of an hour in front of the mirror making sure my hair was perfect.
Our first day in McCall was spent getting to know this mountain town, as well as hitting the slopes on Brundage Mountain. The beauty of McCall is its close proximity to everything.
The third annual Afghan Ski Challenge pitted thirty competitors, an even split between Afghans and foreigners, against the treeless massif of central Afghanistan.
Girls rip just as hard as guys, so it only makes sense that we cover the hottest women's gear, too. Here's what she named best of best in women's gear for next season. No better time than the present to get ready!