Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman (@hhansman) is a Seattle-based freelance writer and a former editor at Powder and Skiing. One time, she won a bag of pasta in an Italian big mountain competition. She is a terrible surfer.

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Foster Huntington's Clubhouse

Foster Huntington is getting really good at living the dream. The man who invented #VanLife is finally settling down, but in a fittingly unconventional way.

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The Joy of Cycling: Now Available for Everyone

In 2007, Boston was ranked the worst biking city in the U.S. by Bicycling magazine—for the third time. There were plenty of reasons: lack of lanes, poor road conditions, boorish drivers.

Make Your Cabin Fantasies a Reality

Call it a cabin-porn addiction, but it seems like a lot of us have the same dream: a cabin of our own. Sounds pretty nice and, on the dream-scale, pretty attainable.

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The Best Slopeside Ski Escapes

The best lodging for skiers are close to the action but feel far away from it all. These are the perfect abodes to return to after carving up the slopes.

The 10 Best Slopeside Cabin Escapes

Ski-in/ski-out is a tricky marketing scheme. Sometimes it means you're in a mass produced condo, miles up a cat road, but sometimes it means that you've got first dibs on a powder day. These are some...

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Get in Ski Shape

The snow is already falling across the country. You don't want to hit the slopes this year unprepared. Get in shape for the season with these exercises.


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