A woman prepares to ski in the backcountry during a snow storm in Colorado.
Morning sunshine, hard-packed snow and wind make ski touring at altitude a challenge near Ptarmigan Pass in the Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area in Colorado.
Benet Sommers riding out the winds at Ptarmigan Pass, near the Fowler-Hillard Yurt in the Vail Pass Winter Recreation area.
Skiers return from backcountry skiing near the Eiseman hut in Colorado.
A man shovels snow at a backcountry hut while on a ski tour in Colorado.
Kayakers playboating on Vail Creek.
Skiers traveling in winter on a ski tour in the San Juan Mountai
A woman skis home in the middle of the street while a full-blown blizzard dumps 3 feet of snow in Boulder, Colorado
A climber scales vertical curtains of ice on lead.
A woman smiles toward the camera while on a ski tour to a hut in Colorado in winter.
A flyfisherman enjoys the solitude of an alpine lake
A male skier smiles toward the camera as snow falls in winter in Colorado.
Two men camp and cook over an open fire in a forest in the South
A man uses his trekking poles to hop across a lake in the alpine
Portraits of a surfer on a beach in Los Angeles
Triathlete training on the bike
A mountain biker on the slickrock trail at dusk in Moab, Utah.
Boulder Bolder 10K race and participants