Skinning up and skiing down may be the purist way to explore a mountain environment.
By Brody Leven
Think 'South America' and most people's minds will be drawn to Amazonian rainforests or bikinis on beaches. Not Brody Leven. For him and other intrepid adventurers, the continent means one thing — incredible mountain ranges. The ski mountaineer just notched off six volcano summits in Patagonia, one of the most storm-battered mountain ranges in the world.