THE SLOPES, WORLDWIDE – Where should you go skiing? Start with these slopes.
KONA, Hawaii – While on location for their fashion shoot, the indie travel mag discovers local haunts off the beaten track.
VERBIER, Switzerland – The old village does not bend to the entitled; it welcomes them, as long as its codes are strictly observed. Respect Verbier, accept its ways, or be damned.
What's better than getting exhausted on the slopes? Cuddling up afterwards with the one you love (or the one you're with).
PERU AND CHILE – The sky changed from heavy gray to a dazzling display of faceted jewel tones. Rubies and topaz and amethyst and tanzanite set behind mountain peaks glimmered in the thin air.
SNOWMASS, Colorado – While the parents are skiing guilt-free, the kids are having a ball at the Treehouse. Everyone's happy.
ASPEN, Colorado – If you don't ski for 20 years, does that make you a virgin again? Fathom founder Pavia Rosati spends a few days in Aspen and gets reacquainted with an old love.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colorado – A lifelong California loyalist cheats on Tahoe with Breckenridge and spills the juicy details of her new ski obsession.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – You've landed in an oasis of breakfast tacos, brisket, and beer, but that's no excuse to skimp on your long run. Unhand the tamale and lace up your running shoes.
We've put together one helluva gift guide for the outdoorsiest person on your list. Scout's honor.