Snow Sports

Gear Up

Advances in skate-specific equipment match the sport's surging popularity. Here are two of the year's top systems for advanced and intermediate skiers (forget entry-level gear; you'll...

Race Day

Start training now for the season's top nordic competitions

The No Fall Zone

When freeskier Kit DesLauriers dropped in at 29,035 feet on Mount Everest in October, she became the first person to ski off the Seven Summits. Kit, her husband, Rob, and photographer Jimmy Chin also...

Master Builder

Swedish freestyle skier JON OLSSON, 24, dispenses advice on international relations and the best tool for making a good kicker

The New North Star

Alberta now rivals British Columbia as Canada's best winter playground

Warm, Yet Cool

The latest all-mountain jackets keep you toasty on lift rides and cool on out-of-bounds hikes

Where should I go to snowboard in Torino?

I'm traveling to Torino, Italy, over the holidays and would like to go snowboarding. Where should I go? Also, is it possible to take a train from Torino to the...

Ride the Rail

You've always wanted to try the park. X Games gold medalist Simon Dumont shows you where to start.