Snow Sports

Ultimate Cascades

(PLAY) Wave Rave: From June to September, Oregon's warm eastern desert sucks cool Pacific air through 4,000-foot-high walls to turn the Columbia River...

Eureka!

THE NAME WAS COINED IN 1510 by the Spanish romance novelist Garcia Ordóñez de Montalvo, with paradise in mind, and bestowed three decades later by his countryman Cortés upon a new...

Heli-Ski Alaska

I FIRST SKIED Alaska's Chugach Mountains in 1991, and I was so smitten with the snow that I started a guiding company there in 1994. The combination of wet storms coming off the ocean followed...

Cat Fever

Retallack Resort and Alpine Adventures Seth Morrison and fellow freeskier Dan Treadway filmed segments for a Poorboys Productions ski film in Retallack's high-alpine powder bowls...

Cat Fever

WHEN IT’S HAMMERING SNOW and the choppers are grounded, superstars like freeskier Seth Morrison head to Nelson, British Columbia, where they often find the best snowcat skiing on the planet...

Winter Olympics 2006

Watch this space for Outside Online's exclusive coverage of the Winter Olympics 2006 in Turin, Italy, including top athlete profiles, a Turin Olympics travel guide, Olympics coverage and news,...

Big Glide Country

Lone Mountain Ranch [where grooming is everything]IT'S 6:30 A.M. ON A SUNDAY in mid-February, and I'm on "vacation" at Lone Mountain Ranch, a few miles east of southern...

Big Glide Country

Yellowstone Expeditions [wild comfort]I'VE BEEN SWORN TO SECRECY, so I can't tell you the exact location where I slipped off my polypro and eased my ski-weary bones into a steaming...

Fast

a) All-mountain skis always claim to do everything, but Nordica's Hot Rod Top Fuel XBS Piston Controls back it up with powder-perfect width, titanium-reinforced sidewalls...

Going Down in History

After skate-and-surf auteur Stacy Peralta went from Sundance favorite to box-office millions with the films Dogtown and Z-Boys and Riding Giants, board sports get the...

Sleek

a) Homemade ski flicks just got a whole lot easier. JVC's Everio GZ-MG30 weighs less than a pound and stores more than ten hours of high-quality digital video on its hard...

A Whole New Whirl

Rumor has it that Roland Brunner, like other privately trained Swiss helicopter pilots, can pour wine into a glass on the ground from a bottle attached to the chopper's landing skids. It's a...

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