#2. Kyrgyzstan’s Ak Tash Mountain
“Kyrgyzstan is incredible—a mountainous territory containing 40 different tribes hailing from a nomadic culture that traces directly back to Genghis Khan. The northwestern Himalayas sweep down onto barren, wind-scoured plains where, outside city limits, people mostly live off the land.”—Jennifer Sherowski
From the January 2010 issue—a classic TransWorld SNOWboarding travel feature to the ends of the earth. Leave it to the never-ever-road-weary world travelers Eric Bergeri and Jennifer Sherowski to go deep into this mysterious former-Soviet country bordering China—a place called Kyrgyzstan, and document riders Sylvain Bourbousson, Robin Van Gyn, and Chad Otterstrom experiences with Kok-boru, besh barmak, and Karakol’s sugary slopes.