Heather Hansman

Author's Bio

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.

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...

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.

15 Cabin Escapes for Summer's End

Even if you can't get away before the cold sets in, just ogling these secluded rentals will help you breathe a little deeper.

Fireworks on the 4th: Where to Watch

Fourth of July fireworks, in and of themselves, are pretty awesome, but add in a paddle, a big hike, or a view of volcanoes and they get even better. America. F yeah.

Gear Nostalgia: 10 Products to Take You Back

Maybe it’s Instagram, or the re-sprung popularity of the Vanagon Syncro, or the fact that every hipster in Portland and Williamsburg is canning their own beets and building their own...

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