The Future of The Fifty: Cody Townsend Considers What’s Left to Accomplish

After completing 40 out of 50 of North America’s most iconic ski lines, Cody Townsend is rethinking how he wants to complete the final descents.

A Woman On A Mission: How Ellen Bradley Is Increasing Native Access To Snow Sports In Alaska

When Lingít scientist and skier Ellen Bradley returned to her traditional homelands on the southeast coast of Alaska, she was surprised by the lack of Native skiers and boarders. So she hosted an event to get local youth out on the slopes. Now she’s working with tribal organizations and the greater ski community to make the sport more accessible for Native kids.

Brandon Gap: Backcountry Ski Zones Built to Give Back 

After Hurricane Irene devastated towns near Central Vermont’s Brandon Gap in 2011, the community was looking for a way to revitalize. Their solution was a novel project: cutting backcountry ski glades to entice visitors to stay for a tour.

8,000 Meters Up: Andrzej Bargiel Skis Gasherbrum I & II

Renowned Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel shares his experience from his latest achievement: the Gasherbrum Ski Challenge.

Protect Our Winters (POW) Hosts D.C. Lobby Trip

In June, POW athletes, scientists and creatives showed up on Capitol Hill to advocate for clean energy development and deployment.