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Say the word “winter” to the average person, and the automatic associations are “cold, snow, white.” And yes, in a good year, there’s plenty of all three of those. But as skiers know, there’s so much more to winter than white. There are sunsets and sunrises that radiate off the pristine snow. And there are the Northern Lights, torchlight parades and glowing fires that brighten the night. Herein we celebrate the hours when snow meets night to create a surreal universe. Check out the slideshow and see dazzling photos of Life After Dark.