Our photo editor sees hundreds and hundreds of stunning ski images flash daily across her screen. From that pile, she's tasked with selecting the best for use in the print magazine. Here are some of our favorites from 2011.
Check out the Best Photos of the Year gallery from our December 2009 issue in a lovely-to-look-at video slideshow. Also, click to vote for your favorite image—where the readers' choice award photographer will win $500.