For some, the winter season presents a prime opportunity to stay inside, huddled under a blanket with a cup of steaming hot chocolate in hand. For others, the pull of the slopes is too hard to resist. Lately, however, skiing and snowboarding have given way to a flurry of exciting new outdoor activities that tempt both the athletically un-inclined and the adventurous alike to head for the hills and enjoy the crisp mountain air.
From family-friendly pursuits to adrenalin fueled exploits, there is hardly a shortage of recreational alternatives this season. And as the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City, Utah,remains one of the country’s top destinations for a variety of boundary-breaking backcountry adventures.
Read the winter issue (digital edition) of Montage Magazine to learn more about eight of the most-echilirating cold-weather activities guaranteed to satisfy the most daring thrill-seekers.