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Ski School

Determined to face her fears, our editor in chief clicked into a pair of skis for the first time and confronted a mountain. The mountain almost won.

Christy Mahon’s Big Adventure

On May 16, 2010, Colorado native Christy Mahon became the first woman and the seventh person ever to ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains, affectionately known as the “Colorado 14ers.” Because she kept her mission under the radar, her victory came as a surprise to many. Not to her husband, Ted Mahon, though, a mountaineer and ski instructor who accompanied her on every climb and descent.

Variety Pack

There’s more than downhill skiing at mountain resorts. Now you can enjoy the snow four or five ways, even if you have only a weekend to spare.