Frederick Reimers

How to Build a Bomber Igloo

Whether you’re looking for a snowy Saturday-afternoon diversion with the kids or aiming to step up your winter-camping skills, the answer is the same: igloo!

Adrenaline-Charged Winter Destinations

If lingering holiday malaise and winter's cold, short days are knocking you off your game, look no further. One of these trips is sure to recharge you.

Energy Bars to Keep You Charging All Winter

On ski tours, I’m partial to snacking on a PB &J made with Dave’s Killer Bread, toasted to keep it from getting soggy, but always have a packaged energy bar or two in my pack for additional fuel if...

The Best U.S. Resorts for Uphill Travel

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 Should Hire 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 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...

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.”

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...

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.