Is the Wilderness Too Dangerous for Skiers?

Santa Fe Reporter | January 24, 2008
As resorts have become crowded, more people are venturing into the fresh powder and empty vistas beyond ski area boundaries. The trend, called sidecountry, is booming. The conflict of safety versus access is playing out now at resorts across the West.

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