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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.

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.

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.

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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.