“The very thing the 16 skiers and snowboarders had sought — fresh, soft snow — instantly became the enemy. Somewhere above, a pristine meadow cracked in the shape of a lightning bolt, slicing a slab nearly 200 feet across and 3 feet deep. Gravity did the rest.
- 12 from 2012: Portrait Photography in The New Yorker
- Reporter Austin Tice’s parents appeal to his captors