May 1, 2016; 7:03 AM ET
Temperatures will rise through Tuesday in the Los Angeles area. more >
Cool from Thursday to Saturday
Rises at 6:02 AM with 13:34 of sunlight, then sets at 7:36 PM
Rises at 2:37 AM with 11:30 of moolight, then sets at 2:07 PM
Ski and snowboard enthusiasts dream of completing the ultimate test of heli-skiing as part of their mission to conquer mountains. Ungroomed terrain, no crowds and unpredictable snow elevate this extreme winter sport.
For the past decade, Japan has been gaining traction with America’s snow obsessives. No wonder, with the dollar trouncing the yen and a maritime climate that drops insanely good powder for a full five months.