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For much of the year skiing is the only way to get around Khom, a village of wooden cabins heated by earthen stoves in northwest China. Here’s a look at their life during wintertime. Pictured, local craftsman Slanbek, 63, tests traditional horse-hide skis outside his house on the outskirts of Altay in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China, February 6, 2018. (Jason Lee/Reuters)