Ballinger navigated sheer descents amid whiteout conditions to complete the first descent on Makalu in the Himalayas.
The snowy version of summer's best adventure-sports festival will transform the Vail Valley into an extreme-sports mecca in February.
Because, why not tackle one of the scariest lines of the Fifty Project at the end of the season?
“I love skiing because for me it’s turned into this equalizer,” Sojitra says in the film.
The alpine sport, a hybrid of alpine touring and mountaineering, will become the eighth sport in the Winter Olympics.
In 1971, Bill Briggs claimed the first ski descent of Wyoming's giant, the Grand Teton. But the Ivy League grad with a fused hip didn't do it for fame or glory.
No one would have faulted Hadley Hammer if she left a career as a big mountain pro behind. But that's not what happened.
In the midst of the George Floyd murder trial, Bend, OR's Mallory Duncan reflects on a ski tour that changed everything.