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Top Women Skiers Take Spotlight to Inspire Girls in Lynsey Dyer’s New Film

Girls ski too, you know. But when it comes to action sports movies, that fact isn’t always made clear. Big-mountain pro skier Lynsey Dyer aims to change that by making a film of her own. With the ambitious goal of inspiring more women to take on steep alpine terrain, she’s putting together an all-star team…

First Ski Descent in China’s Minya Konka: Against the Clouds

A wild range in western China is an unpredictable epicText by Cliff Ransom; Photograph by Jimmy Chin It was early in the day when the storm moved in. Kasha Rigby, Ingrid Backstrom, Guila Monega, and Jimmy Chin had been creeping up the West Ridge of Reddomaine, an obscure 20,000-foot peak in western China, since dawn.…