From the May 2008 magazine.

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

A MOUNTAINTOP EXPERIENCE

I am a big skier and decided, last March, to take the trip of a lifetime: helicopter skiing for a week in Alaska. I had talked about doing this for years--while sitting on bar stools. Sober, I decided to actually go and do it.

It was the trip of a lifetime, but not the kind I had imagined.

-- Mike B.

Boston, Massachusetts

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