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An Enviable Life

Aaron Karitis was incapable of doing anything halfway. When the 31-year-old Bend, Oregon-native decided to do something, whether it was a golf game with friends, landscaping his backyard or starting...

Snow Races

Race Report 2014: Outside Endorsed Snow Races

The Olympics’ First Tropical Luger

The first tropical luger of the Winter Olympics was George Tucker, a 37-year-old doctoral student in physics, bumping down an icy track in the Sarajevo Games of 1984. Tucker was an underdog in nearly...

Can Snowboarding Be Saved?

Shortsighted marketers might be running snowboarding into the ground, but it isn’t too late to save the sport

Score Prime Powder at a Cut Rate

Who says cat and heli-skiing are for the one percent? Here’s how to score prime powder at a cut rate.

The American Stars of Ski Jumping

Sure, the women of the U.S. ski-jumping team want to medal in Sochi. But they’ve already scored the biggest victory: getting their sport into the Olympics in the first place.

What Good Is the Ski Area Scorecard?

Now in its 12th year, the Ski Area Citizens' Coalition is tough on expanding resorts and loves onsite renewable energy generation. But navigating its scorecard feels like skiing through crud.

Little Hills, Big Attitude

You don’t need high-speed quads, massive terrain parks and 4,000 feet of vert to end the day with a smile.

More Skills, More Fun

Whether you’re carving corduroy or slaying the steeps, a little guidance from the pros can help you do it better.

Adriana Blake on Selling Taos Ski Valley

Adriana Blake, Taos Ski Valley's current administrative manager, speaks with Grayson Schaffer on selling the ski area and what she'll do next.

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