At face value, Japan and Montana seem like geographic and cultural opposites. But when winter turns on, they’re both on our list of places to ski—and to eat. Because skiing uphill to earn your turns, whether you’re in the Bitterroot Mountains or the Japanese Alps, will really work up your appetite.
So when the snow starts falling this season, take a note from David Steele’s book: strap on skins, and head uphill to pig out.
In between snack breaks, Steele also writes a regular column, Graupel, here on Powder.com.