The Counter Culture of Skiing

The December issue includes stories of skiers changing the world, going the fastest, and finding community in Idaho


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Photo: Alric Ljunghager/FWA | Skier: Josh McSkimming | Location: Fernie backcountry

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A MOVEMENT BEGINS

In the face of climate change, a ski town takes responsibility for its greenhouse gas emissions. Will it make a difference? Read more.

Story by Julie Brown | Photos by Erik Seo
46.1; Legendary; Giray Dadali, Snowbird, Utah. PHOTO: Mike Schirf
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SPEED

While going first is an obsession of all skiers, going the fastest is a niche.
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Story by Kade Krichko | Photos by Erik Seo
The September issue, 46.1, the hustle, richie fredericks, alexa miller
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DOWN HOME

With 114 named mountain ranges, Idaho is fertile hunting ground for the elusive $50 lift ticket. Read more.

Story by Sierra Davis | Photos by Tal Roberts
Big Sky, Montana. PHOTO: David Reddick
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ELEVATE

Ski mountaineer Sheldon Kerr is resolute to reach impossible summits. Read more.

Story by Heather Hansman | Photos by Krystle Wright
Jackie Paaso, big mountain skiing, jackie paaso profile, powder magazine, megan michelson
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THE FORTUNATE ONES

A 10th Mountain Division Hut in Colorado’s Gore Range reveals an inimitable American ski experience. Read more.


Story by Erme Catino | Photos by Jeff Cricco
46.1; Latitudes; June Mountain, CA; PHOTO: Christian Pondella
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