One of the biggest freestyle snowsports extravaganzas outside the X Games, top skiers descend on Livigno's Mottolino mountain face
the Nine Knights and compete on the supremely-sculpted snow castle.
Why this trek is exciting: It's ethereal, truly remote and you get to see sights of frozen lakes, crispy blue sky, condors, llamas, and some of the most difficult and dangerous mountain faces
in the world all as a ringside view.
a small group is participating in a guided hike that winds its way through several miles of native grasslands dotted with coastal live oak and sycamore trees, their path overshadowed by steep mountain faces
that provide homes for rattlesnakes, mule deer, and one or two mountain lions.
But beautiful, too, tucked back from the south shore of Wallowa Lake, its dark brown wood-sided walls set against steep mountain faces
covered in Ponderosa pine and red fir, and a deep-green lawn stretching out in front.
Amy's challenge was to search for any signs of plant life clinging to the bare mountain faces
We even stop to chat to an Irish bride, who's watching as her new husband abseils down one of the mountain faces
Eagle Mountain faces
stiff opposition from Airmail Special, who was bought in May by Sheikh Mohammed.
A gruelling trek to North Africa's highest mountain faces
charity fundraiser Rita Blunt.