"I was happy to have made it down without incident. The whole trip people were begging me not to try to ski the mountain. One climber even offered to carry my skis down for me. Amongst the other climbers, there wasn't much belief that it was possible, but I knew it was within my abilities. I didn't get to ski off the summit, but skiing the first descent of the bottleneck and shoulder was incredibly satisfying."
In just about every ski town in the United States, Mexican immigrants cook your food, build your vacation house, and clean your hotel. But what you know about them usually ends there.
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Everything you read about Afghanistan is about suicide bombers or land mines. But there's another side to the country you haven't seen: Rising eco-tourism, adventurous locals, and yes, skiing. Photos and words by Eric Sutphin.
This season's ski films are filled with powder turns, world travel, and awesome cinematography. They're also a nice respite from the sweltering heat of summer. Catch up on the trailers released for the upcoming movies, right here, all in one place.