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The Best Backcountry Ski Lodges in British Columbia

McManus and his son, Paul, opened Mallard last season to capitalize on the growing backcountry ski lodge trend in British Columbia. There are more than 40 similar operations spread throughout the...

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The Best Ski Town Brewpubs

There is no more central ritual to skiing than après. You’ve earned the calorie replenishment, after all. The good news if that drink of choice is beer? The microbrew boom is in full swing in ski...

The Best Cat Skiing in North America

At the bottom of the fourth cat-ski run, Billy Rankin of Colorado’s Irwin Guides mashes the talk button on the radio strapped to his chest. “Chickens are fed,” he says. “Come on down.”

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Mark Your Calendars: The Best Winter Events of 2015

If the term "Freedom of the Hills" means freedom to wander the streets of a glitzy resort with a drink in your hand after a hard day of riding, then this is the list for you. We've compiled our picks...

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Ski on the Cheap

The ticket-window price at major ski resorts this season will be well north of $100, but it is possible to cut some costs.

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The Wildest Water Meets The World's Best Kayakers

The third edition of the two-week long competition has drawn 30 or so of the world’s best all-around kayakers to Eastern Canada for a six-stage competition at the peak of the spring runoff, when...

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Crash Pads

A good lodge is all about access. Whether you crave empty surf, northern lights, or hip-deep powder, these eight adventure-ready base camps put you right on top of the action.

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Finding Your Desert Oasis

While the rest of the Middle East boils, Jordan’s epic canyonlands are quiet—and empty

The Best Deals of the 2014 Ski Season

With the economy on the uptick and early snowfall stoking demand, Dan Sherman, spokesman for ski-centric travel agent, says you can’t count on resorts dropping prices mid-season. You should...

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Eddie Bauer Neoteric Resort Jacket

The Neoteric’s fancy fabric— Polartec’s NeoShell—might be the ideal material for a resort ski jacket. It’s breathable, quiet, stretchy, and totally waterproof. And Eddie Bauer employs it perfectly.


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