Our correspondents are among the first to ski at North Korea’s $100 million luxury ski resort, a “pleasure project” of leader Kim Jong-un.
When ski mountaineer Mark Newcomb first spotted the 3,400-foot-long Untch Couloir, he knew he had to ski it. The rub? It starts at 26,000 feet on one of the most infamous peaks on earth.
After traversing the North and South Poles, Larsen is leaving Saturday for the final leg of his 365-day ‘Save the Poles’ expedition: the summit of Mt. Everest. His journey is aimed at promoting clean energy and global warming awareness, and showing the world how pollution is affecting earth’s harshest places.
A 17-year-old Utah skier tops out and manages to get some turns in on the way down.