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Northern Light (part 2)

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Sunrise or sunset? Tough call-in wintertime at Iceland’s latitude, they’re only a few hours apart.
SKIER: Joe Smith

Snæfellsjökull is covered with skiable lines, and almost every one is a first descent waiting to happen.
SKIER: Woody Lindenmeyr

Back in Reykjavík, the Icelandic high country is a constant presence. Even in this city of 175,000, the clean subarctic air can squash depth of field to the point that mountains 20 miles away appear as though they were at the end of the street.