We all know the feeling. One minute you think you’ve cracked it, the next you’re faced with something that challenges that belief.
For many of us, that’s the attraction with skiing/snowboarding; there’s always a new run, a new bowl or drop to instil a weakening of the knees.
Well, here’s the Crystal Ski guide to the five most terrifying (and yet strangely attractive) challenges in North America:
Corbet's Couloir, Jackson Hole
is so infamous that it has its own website.
Jackson Hole is renowned as an advanced and expert skier/boarder paradise with gates into the backcountry and some pretty steep runs throughout – but still nothing gets too close to Corbet's.