Frederick Reimers

Our 6 Favorite Made-in-America Skis and Snowboards

Much like the craft beer movement, new independent ski and snowboard makers are cropping up every year, turning out interesting, well-made planks that chip away at the hegemony of the major...

Forget Lift Lines. Earn Your Turns Here.

The popularity of alpine touring setups has caused riders to seek more places to use them. Once relegated to the backcountry, AT enthusiasts are earning their turns in the land of chalets and...

Experts Only: 5 Resorts Where You Need a Guide

When it comes to a backwoods ski trip, finding challenging terrain and hidden gems is always worth the effort. But you don't have to go it alone–sometimes swallowing your backcountry pride and hiring...

The Powdery Excess of the Canadian Ski Lodge

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...

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.”

The Best Ski and Snowboard 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...

How to 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.

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...

National Parks, Refreshed

There are better ways to see our national parks than staring at Old Faithful or crawling in Yosemite's traffic.

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.