Best Powder: Alta/Snowbird

Best Powder 2009: Alta/Snowbird

Alta and Snowbird usually receive between 400 and 500 inches of snow, depending on the season and where it’s measured. In 2008, Alta got 702 inches. That's nuts.


Punked: Alta vs. Snowbird

The pranks have involved explosives, goats, mannequins, doughnuts, and nudity. Each year on April Fools' Day, the Snowbird and Alta patrollers punk each other, sometimes spawning real panic and organized rescue. Is this the year they get busted?

2015 The North Face Freeski Open: New Zealand

2015 The North Face Freeski Open: New Zealand

The 2015 The North Face Freeski Open of New Zealand wrapped up in spectacular style with the Freeride World Qualifier ski and snowboard Big Mountain Finals. The steep and exposed terrain of the Alta Chutes at Queenstown’s The Remarkables Ski Area.