What happens when an oil town runs out of oil? What if that town happens to access some of the best skiing in the world? We sent Devon O'Neil to Valdez, Alaska, to report on just that for a story in our November issue. This is what he saw.
All Stuck up on her Rocky Mountain Vistas and Sierra Snowpack, yet vaguely unfulfilled, a Massachusetts girl ventures back to her roots for a reality check. Face-shredding tree lines, short runs, bitter cold, and unvanquishable Eastern stoke? The perfect antidote to western ennui.