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The Human Factor: Nickel or Dime?
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The Human Factor: Nickel or Dime?

Chapter 2 of The Human Factor travels to an avalanche in a zone deep in Alaska's St.

And the Nominees Are…
Powder Awards

And the Nominees Are…

Nominees announced for the 15th Annual Powder Awards, held on December 5 in Salt Lake

Technical Ski Jackets
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Technical Ski Jackets

A collection of three-layer jackets and shells we like

The Human Factor: Call of the Sirens
The Safe Zone

The Human Factor: Call of the Sirens

The Human Factor, a multimedia investigation into the decisions skiers make that lure

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    The Human Factor: Nickel or Dime?

    Chapter 2 of The Human Factor travels to an avalanche in a zone deep in Alaska's St. Elias Range. The Human Factor, presented by Black Diamond, is a multimedia story about decision-making in avalanche terrain.

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    The Human Factor: Call of the Sirens

    The Human Factor, a multimedia investigation into the decisions skiers make that lure them into avalanche terrain, starts in Oregon's Wallowas.

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    Heli Skiing at 50

    The granddaddy of the industry, CMH turns 50 in 2015 and, while Gmoser is not around to celebrate what he started, his legacy lives on. CMH is the world's largest heli skiing company, operating 11 lodges across B.C. including an improved Bugaboo. And the heli ski industry thrives throughout the world as the thirst for pristine runs remains unquenchable.To celebrate the 50th b-day of one most exciting and rewarding ways to lay tracks in snow, here are the greatest moments in heli skiing's evolution.

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Get Your Invitation to the 15th Annual Powder Awards
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Get Your Invitation to the 15th Annual Powder Awards

Make a donation and receive an exclusive invite to the show on December 5 in Salt Lake Cit

The December Issue, On Newsstands Now
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The December Issue, On Newsstands Now

Pick up a copy for features on Drew Tabke, skiing the Aleutians, and Italy's Helbronner

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Miss Wyoming Can Rip

Deploy World Cup airbags, chairlift poetry, see ya later Ski City USA, and more news fit f

Influences: Ingrid Backstrom
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Influences: Ingrid Backstrom

The darling of the Reader Poll, Ingrid Backstrom recalls her favorite PVA moment

The Faces of Dav — The Explorer
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The Faces of Dav — The Explorer

Chris Davenport, Ingrid Backstrom, Michelle Parker, and James Heim sail north of the Arcti

Beauty Day in the Alps
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Beauty Day in the Alps

Smith presents Leo Ahrens and Zach Halverson in Chamonix, France, and Courmayeur, Italy

Reflections After the Avalanche
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Reflections After the Avalanche

An interview with author Ken Wylie about his new book "Buried," surviving a fatal avalanch

The Shadow Campaign by DPS—Whitewash
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The Shadow Campaign by DPS—Whitewash

DPS' second film hails from the deep in Mount Baker

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