Skiing Is Different In Uzbekistan (Vodka, Go-Go Dancers Included)

Mix one part skiing, one part vodka, two parts go-go dancing and a huge MI 8 helicopter and you get, well, just watch this video.
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Go Jump In A (Frozen) Lake: Ice Swimming Is Crazy, 'Refreshing' Pastime

If Minnesota's bitter winter air isn't cold enough, the water should be just right.
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Video: Massive Avalanche Destroys Ski Lift

This compilation of ski patroller, helicopter and drone footage demonstrates the incredible force of a huge avalanche that swept a Washington ski area earlier this week.
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Ice Road A Temporary Island Lifeline, Tourist Attraction

For a few months of the winter, residents of Madeline Island in Lake Superior can freely travel to the mainland by car over a real road made of ice.
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Ultra Athlete, Orthodox: Hutterite Woman Skis Winter Ultra RaceĀ 

Hannah Hoefer is not the only member of the Hutterite faith in Canada, but she might be one of the most hardcore.
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50 Days Below-Zero! Winter In Minnesota This Year Has Been Harsh

Fifty days below-zero. That's the reality this winter in Minnesota, the home base of GearJunkie. Our editor offers a few tips on how to stay warm (and sane) on the coldest, darkest days of of winter.
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Back Flip, Road Gap, Face-Plant. Skier Eats It Hard

"A valid attempt at a backflip over the Mt. Baker highway. Sometime she just don't pan out."
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Toughest Alpine Sport? Ski-Mountaineering (SkiMo) Is Second To None

Long painful climbs, even more painful downhills, and hours of trudging through snow-covered landscapes... ski mountaineering racing is not for everyone. But for those who love it, there's nothing better.
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Fat Ski Is 'Invincible, Unstoppable' On Steep, Deep Terrain

Fat, fun and deceptively stable, Fischer Big Sticks 122 tempt the lead-foot in this review.
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Come On In, The Water's Frozen

And not a hot tub in sight.
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