Drew Tabke isn't your typical world champion. He's not your typical person, either.
Read the five-chapter series—on decision-making in the backcountry— in full
The emotional side of surviving avalanches takes it toll. How do we continue while establishing a set of rules to stay alive and have fun?
"What was I thinking?" Chapter four of The Human Factor, a multimedia series investigating decision-making in avalanche terrain, travels to Utah.
Chapter 2 of The Human Factor travels to an avalanche in a zone deep in Alaska's St. Elias Range
The Human Factor, a multimedia investigation into the decisions skiers make that lure them into avalanche terrain, starts in Oregon's Wallowas
A multimedia story featuring art and skiing of Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, with footage by Teton Gravity Research and Adam Clark
A Flipbook feature on steep skiing in Arolla, the hidden gem of Switzerland
Traveling to the bottom of the world, two skiers navigate unnamed Patagonian roads to discover solitude and steep skiing
Following the path of avalanche specialist Kevin Fogolin