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Passion for Fun at Silver Star

By Gordy Skoog

With accolades that include “Best Small Resort in North America” and “Best Family Resort in Canada,” British Columbia's Silver Star is a mountain for every interest, and its colorful Victorian-inspired Village evokes images straight from the pages of a Dickens novel while offering a true ski-in ski-out experience, and some of the best Nordic terrain anywhere. 

Week Two Dispatches from Andrew McLean

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Week One Dispatches from Andrew McLean

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Andrew McLean's Dispatches from Alaska

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Skiing Fernie, The Friendliest Place on Earth

By Gordy Skoog

Come along as GreatOutdoors.com contibutor Gordy Skoog ventures to little known Fernie Alpine Resort. Located about 60 miles north of the U.S. border, and about that far from Alberta, Fernie has bucket loads of terrain for every skill level, and even advanced skiers will find plenty of black and double black diamond steeps to explore.

Deer Valley, The Gold Standard in Skiing

By Andrew McLean

There's a lot to learn about how to get the most out of skiing in Park City, Utah. Come along as GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean explores his own back yard (yes, he lives there) and in this comprehensive three part story gives us the lowdown on the different sides to this unique ski town. In this, Part II of Andrew McLean's Look at his own backyard: Deer Valley

A Ski Trip to Antarctica

By Andrew McLean

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean ventures south to Antarctica for a fantasy trip: to ski new lines on the most remote continent on earth. With dual roles of ski talent and ski guide for the Warren Miller crew, Andrew sees it all and writes a riveting account of good weather, great skiing, luxury touring and and even medical emergencies on this once in a lifetime adventure.

Kick and Glide in the Canadian Rockies

Join us for a cross-country ski expedition to sample the premier terrain and best lodges of Alberta’s Candaian Rockies, from the Lake Louise area and Bow Lake to the mountains of Canmore’s Kananaskis Country

 

Heli-Skiing in the North Cascades

By Aaron Talbot

Deep powder, blue skies and 3,500 foot runs await skiers on the edges of North Cascades National Park, where a  heli-ski operation will save your legs for the ski down.

Ed Viesturs and John Stetson Head for the Arctic

June 5 update: Check out the new and final dispatch below from Ed Viesturs, documenting his journey across the ice with John Stetson, and see the final batch of photos from his recently completed Arctic journey near Baffin Islanld. Viesturs, the first U.S. mountaineer to climb all of the world's 8,000 meter peaks without oxygen, and renowned Arctic explorer and dog musher John Stetson, covered 150 miles on Northern Baffin Island to prepare for an upcoming polar journey. The pair reported in live every day to GreatOutdoors.com. Listen to their latest sat phone dispatches right now, and see the images from their bold adventure!

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Video: Revelstoke Catskiing

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a run accessed by snowcat at the southern British Columbia resort of Fernie.

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