Photo of the Day: Turning In


Piers Solomon veers in. Chamonix, France | Photo: Adam Clark

Photo of the Day: Swiss Snorkeling


Rachael Burks dives in. Airolo, Switzerland | Photo: Mattias Fredriksson

Romancing the Skintrack: How to find (and keep) love in the backcountry

Backcountry skiing, love and chocolate go together as well as backcountry skiing, love and whiskey.  [Photo] Irina Pastrascu

Public service announcement: Saturday is Valentine’s Day, so don’t forget to toss a few truffles into your pack. To further improve your moves on February 14, we’ve polled our field of experts—namely a crack team of editors and contributors—for their best advice on how to maintain a relationship in the mountains. Here’s what the romantics had to say.

Photo of the Day: In the Light


Splitting up. Golden, B.C. | Photo: Ryan Creary

Photo of the Day: Air Time


Noah Howell comes up for a breath. Wasatch Mountains, Utah. | Photo: Jim Harris

Photo of the Day: Snow Slicer


Elyse Saugstad cuts the rollers. Mt. Baker backcountry, Wash. | Photo: Grant Gunderson

Photo of the Day: The Hard Line


Andrew McLean takes the hardline approach. Thompson Pass, Alaska | Photo: Jim Harris

Photo of the Day: Heads Up


John Creary on the up. Mt. Begbie, Revelstoke, B.C. | Photo: Ryan Creary

Photo of the Day: Clear-Sky Carving


Tait Trautman carving under the sun. Mt. Baker, Wash. | Photo: Jasper Gibson

Photo of the Day: Big Mountains, Little Skier


Henrik Windstedt catching air. Les Deux Alpes, Saint-Christophe, France | Photo: Mattias Fredriksson