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Ride and Surf Lofoten, Norway with the GORE-TEX® Experience Tour

Enter for your chance to win a four day skiing and surfing trip to Norway with GORE-TEX® brand athletes Nico Zacek, Seb Michaud, Greg Hill and big wave surfer Sebastian Steudtner.

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A Girl From Norway (Photo Gallery)

In one season Karine Falck-Pedersen transitioned from national champion ski-racer to professional big-mountain skier. Last winter, she earned herself a 5th-place ranking overall in the Freeskiing World Tour and a segment in Warren Miller’s new film Dynasty.

The day our group of international journalists and representatives from Black Diamond Equipment and Polartec arrived in Iceland, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted, causing enough smoke and ash to shut down all airports in northern Europe for almost a week, wrecking havoc on the global economy. We had planned to head south to ski the highest peak in Iceland, 2,110-meter Hvannadalshnjúkur. But road closures as a result of the eruption changed our plans and we headed north instead, to ski the mountains near the town of Dalvík.

Skiing in Iceland: How to Plan a Trip

Even a massive volcanic eruption that shut down all European airports couldn’t halt our ski-touring trip to Iceland. Here are images from a week of climbing and skiing Iceland’s peaks—plus tips on how to plan your own trip there.

Destination: Norway

Thinking about your next ski vacation? Consider the Oslo region of Norway, where you can spend your mornings knee-deep in Norwegian powder – and your afternoons filled with fine dining, culture, and museum hopping.

Fred Syversen Crash

The Award for Worst Crash Goes to...Fred Syversen

The Norwegian who, in 2008, accidentally broke the world record for highest cliff jump is back with the record for world's ugliest crash. It's all on video. Don't watch if you're squeamish.

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Julian Carr's Europe

Pro skier Julian Carr is a hustler. So far this season, he's skied in South America (back in August), Utah, Montana, and Switzerland, and pimped his headwear/apparel brand, Discrete, at trade shows in Denver, Salt Lake, and Munich, Germany. He just sent us these shots from his last few weeks in Europe.

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NORWAY: Your Next Winter Destination

Spend your mornings knee-deep in Norwegian powder—and your afternoons filled with fine dining, culture, and museum hopping.

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Dream Trip: 3 Vallees France

The world’s largest ski area will blow your mind.