Snow Sports

What’s the ideal, warm, winter mid-layer?

I am searching for a light, packable garment to be layered under a shell when I take a break from high-output winter sport like cross-country skiing or...

Piping Up

A snowboarder gets over her fear of flying

Master Class

You've learned the basics. Now take your game to the next level with these top schools.

What should I wear while skiing?

I spent last Saturday at REI looking at ski gear and got a bit overwhelmed. I was told until I really want to invest in all the "stuff" for skiing, that all I...

It's Gonna Be Slick!

A veteran ice-boater takes a shot at the world record for wind-powered speed


For 25 years, Shaun Palmer has dominated everything from the snowboard halfpipe to mountain-bike downhills—and earned his reputation as action sports' foul-mouthed bad boy. Now 40, he's...

Nordic Pine

Flagstaff Lake Hut, Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Diehard's Dream

Norway Basin Camp, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon

Green and Gold

Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth, California

Hot Water

Chena Hot Springs Resort, Fairbanks, Alaska