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Masters of the Steep

Local ski mountaineers descend pitches that resemble elevator shafts, and that’s after climbing a mountain.
Greg Moore discovers how they do it.
Photos by Matt Leidecker
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Peace in the Backcountry

A decade into existence, a collaborative agreement between skiers and snowmobilers in the Wood River Valley stands the test of time and inspires others.
By Jason D.B. Kauffman
Photo by Mark Oliver
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The Spirit of Stanley

Life in one of the coldest towns in America is hard, but for Stanley’s handful of bona-fide locals, it’s paradise. Karen Day, who lives there from the first thaw of May until October threatens to freeze the pipes in her century-old lodge, shows us the faces and spirit of her neighbors.
Photos by Karen Day
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The Man behind the Mountain

Van Gordon Sauter sits down with Tim Silva, Sun Valley’s new general manager.
Photos by Kirsten Shultz
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