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2014 Photo Annual Top Shots

Year after year, photographers and athletes push the limits creating unique images, and we're in awe of the art. That's why we collected some of our favorite images from this past season.

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Pow Shots: Editor's Picks

See our editors' favorite powder photos from last year's ski trips. Because you're not stoked enough for winter.

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Classic Covers

We pulled our favorite Skiing covers from the past for your viewing pleasure.

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Skiing Magazine Cover Shot Poster For Sale

Get Grant Gunderson's "Star Trail" poster from the photographer directly.

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The Top Ten Ski Films of All Time

Our all time favorite ski movies, from "Yearbook" to "The Blizzard of Ahhhs."

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The Year's Best Shots

After seven issues and a ton of great photos, it is hard to wittle down the best pictures. Here they are in all their glory with info on how the photographer captured it and how you can do the same.

While perfection isn’t absolutely necessary with a shot-ski it’s nice to come as close as you can to uniformity. First, pick the number of shots you’d like to have on your ski. Four is a nice round number and a good starting point. If you must have more than four shots on your ski, by all means go for it, but cramping the ski will probably only lead to awkward shot taking and more booze on people’s faces than in their mouths. A good rule of thumb for spacing is approximately 18 to 20 inches apart. Good spacing will allow for a more comfortable forward-facing approach to the ski, which is already a difficult thing to deal with. Make marks that are centered in the ski widthwise and get ready to drill.

Do-it-Yourself Shot-Ski

Everyone should have a shot-ski at their disposal. They're versatile, classy, and always appropriate. And, best of all, easy to make. Follow these simple steps to group-drinking greatness.