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Forecasting the Future

Eduardo Gonzalez, 46, is an avalanche forecaster for Pyrenees Heliski, based in the town of Vielha, population 4,000 and the capital of Val d’Aran. Gonzalez’s interest in forecasting began during a five-year freeskiing stint in British Columbia in the early 2000s—in 2006 he was caught in a slide in Whistler, B.C., triggering his decision to better understand the risks and dangers surrounding snowpack.

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Life on High with Roc Sagrista

Roc Sagrista, 29, is a splitboarder, climber and hutkeeper for Refugi d’Amitges, a lodge that sleeps 74 in Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici. The hut, situated at 7,759 feet and … [Read More...]

Can Crested Butte, Colo. Learn to Share the Slate Valley?

Nordic skiers slide along groomed trails with Paradise Divide looming in the background. [Photo] Courtesy Silent Tracks When Frank Konsella moved to Crested Butte a quarter-century ago and began … [Read More...]

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