A musher competes in the fourth stage of La Grande Odyssey 2011 – an eleven-day race through the Alps, covering some 1,000 km (620 miles).
Austria's Martin Koch competes during the FIS World Cup Ski Flying competition in Vikersund, eastern Norway.
In Madison, Wisconsin, winter is milder than in years past. Photograph Peter Essick
The gigantic snow storm continues all across the United States. Has resulted so far in 12,000 canceled flights, up to 60mph polar winds and thousands
Sometimes a morning sky can be a combination of serene and surreal. Such a sky perhaps existed before sunrise this past Sunday as viewed from
Beech forest in wintertime. Fichtelgebirge, Bavaria, Germany. Photograph Martin Hertel
This was taken after the first winter storm in December. South Haven, Michigan. Photograph Charlie Anderson
The British Isles along with much of Northern Europe experienced a very cold winter last year (2009/2010), but the current winter has thus far been