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.
Warren Miller’s autobiography gives a thorough look at his six-decade career—which just so happens to parallel the rise of skiing in America.
The father of ski films has directed 55 powder flicks. This is our highly subjective ranking, with a little help from people who know his work best.
Water-reporting vet John Fleck's new book explores the ways the West is dealing with drought, and it's not all gloom and doom.
The niche sport boasts a set of star athletes that's impressively gender-equal. A group of filmmakers wants more people to know about it—and get involved themselves.
If you’re in the military, or have worked as a hot shot, or like to hunt, you’ve likely heard of Mystery Ranch backpacks because the company has been making bomber packs for these segments since 2000...
The new SAR 1 isn’t just for avalanche rescue.
But the Forest Service has a plan to stop them: working together so that glading works for everybody.
San Francisco, Montreal, and Washington, DC, are all looking to adopt the “Idaho Stop.”
Normcore just got a little cooler.
Ski towns, if they were to pool their resources and knowledge, might become a formidable political bloc against climate change.
The bell rings at Utah's Winter Sports School in Park City, America's first sports-specific charter academy.
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.
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.
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.
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.