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Vermont's Best Ski Resorts

Powder snobs often overlook Vermont's small, friendly skiing, which means more fun for the locals—and you. Here's where to get your Green Mountain State fix this winter.

What’s the best boot for a Denali summit?

I am gearing up to make a Denali summit attempt some time next year and I am wondering if my Scarpa Summit GTX boots with a good overboot will be up to the...

Climbing Yosemite

Outside Magazine offers free photo galleries. See the best in outdoor photography, featuring top pictures of climbing in Yosemite.

The Greatest Show on Surf

What's more entertaining than a big-wave contest at Maverick's? The two men fighting over it.

Skiing on a Budget

My dad always said the family that skis together...spends a helluva lot of dough. Here are some ways to trim the fat.

The New Rules of Survival

The planet is smaller than ever, but that just means there's a host of new dangers out there—and a new set of solutions. These days, a text message or the right travel-insurance policy might...

North America's 16 Best Ski Resorts

We picked the cream of the crop and consulted local experts for their advice on where to ski, what to drink, and everything in between.