Winter activities

Warm winter forces Alaska dog sled race to move north

Warm winter forces Alaska dog sled race to move north

Mushers will cross the starting line in Fairbanks due to lack of snow in Willow, the traditional starting point
Winter photography: How to capture snow like a pro

Winter photography: How to capture snow like a pro

Is all that white throwing off your exposure? A pro Nikon phographer lets us in on some tips on how to take stunning winter photos
Skiing in Chile: 7 ways to do southern hemisphere slopes

Skiing in Chile: 7 ways to do southern hemisphere slopes

It's powder season down south and the case for a Chile snow safari is as bold as a hearty cabernet
Dutch yearn for return of mythic ice skating race: Will 2013 be the year?

Dutch yearn for return of mythic ice skating race: Will 2013 be the year?

For 15 years, it’s been too warm for the Elfstedentocht ice skating marathon. But there are still places you can skate in the Netherlands
20 great alternative winter holidays

20 great alternative winter holidays

You could go skiing again. Or you could go ice driving in a Lamborghini Gallardo. Your call
Cold, terrifying and incredible: Europe's highest suspension bridge opens

Cold, terrifying and incredible: Europe's highest suspension bridge opens

The Titlis Cliff Walk in Switzerland hangs 3,000 meters above sea level, offers mountainous views and sweaty palms
4 ultra-cool winter activities in the United States

4 ultra-cool winter activities in the United States

Forget all those other wimpy seasons. Winter is here and we’re psyched
15 lesser-known ski resorts to check out this winter

15 lesser-known ski resorts to check out this winter

The best known winter sports resorts have become that for a reason. Here are the young upstarts hoping to become the Whistlers and Aspens of tomorrow
8 of the cutest, coziest, wintriest scenes, and how to find them

8 of the cutest, coziest, wintriest scenes, and how to find them

Top photographers talk about fantastic wintry photos. What more do you need to get you in the mood for Christmas?
7 swanky U.S. ski hotels

7 swanky U.S. ski hotels

What's new at our favorite ski destinations in Utah, Montana, Colorado and California
5 real-life wonderlands

5 real-life wonderlands

Winter trips to a "Fantasy of Lights," a life-size gingerbread house and the official home of Santa Claus
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