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80 VORARLBERG

Powder-packed adventure in Austria’s snowy Vorarlberg region, land of schnapps, steeples, and the simple beauty of skiing.

86 pop SNOW CULTURE

Bond, Redford, Suzy Chapstick, and the Lange girls all embodied the sex-infused allure of skiing. Cigarette ads and Hollywood films shot on the slopes carried a new cachet as the glamorous love affair between popular culture and skiing went public.

92 KLAUS EVERLASTING

Aikido. The Powder Rule. Laps on Tiehack. From fleeing the Nazis to sleeping in Warren Miller’s car to his top-of-the-line ski wear designs, Klaus’ story amazes. Who doesn’t want to Be Like Klaus?

98 INSTA-GLAM

See it. Share it. Like it. LOVE IT. Winter’s INSTA-GLAM-worthy ski fashion is as hot as social networking.

114 les Étoiles De COURCHEVEL

With 20 five-star hotels, a penchant for private chalets, and Europe’s highest tarmacked runway, France’s Courchevel offers la belle vie on skis to high fliers
and hedge fund honchos.

CHANNELS

SNOW FLURRIES 31

  • Art in Austria.
  • Fireside reads.
  • Design your own skis.
  • Luxury ski wear.
  • B.C.’s year-round ski resort.

#ART 40
An old school way to share
your ski trip.

SNOW STYLE 42

  • Uphill ski gear and gadgets.
  • Warm and wild winter wear.

Après 46
A hip Hokkaido hangout behind a refrigerator door.

SNOW GEAR 48
Searching for your perfect ski match.

BOTTLE 52
Slope-friendly wines in sustainable packaging.

SNOW FASHION 56
Ski wear from the fashion houses of France.

SKI TO LUNCH 60
Crisp rösti, Valais vino, and Verbier’s best fondue at Cabane Mont-Fort.

SNOW SUITES 62
Lech’s loveliest ski lodge: Hotel Aurelio.

SNOW CULTURE 66
Rainbow flags are the Pride of Whistler.

DESIGNER 72
KRU’s Kurt Ulmer on fashion design.

SNOW SCENES 122
Aspen’s World Cup Finals: a star-studded week.

LAST RUN 128
The stylized ski art of Charlie Adam.