Blitzing the Backcountry
Turn your winter fitness routine into a brand-new adventure
Yes, This Is For You
Don't worry, winter races come in all shapes and sizes. Here are some guidelines to help you find the perfect fit.
Go Wise, Go Fast
Expert advice to keep you strong in the cold
What You Need to Go in the Snow
Winter racing equipmentand the way you modify itis crucial to your performance. Here are eight cold-weather essentials.
Big-Time Bragging Rights
Test yourself. Take on a winter race like one of these.
The Zest Part of Waking Up Is Green Tea in Your Cup
Treat Your Dogs to Something Plush
East Beats West, Free At Last
If you love tree skiing, there's no better place to do it...even in an ice storm
Free At Last
North American resorts have expanded boundaries, opened gates, and liberated skiers to revel in ungroomed wildness. Our guide to the great stuff you won't find on the trail map.
Rocky Mountain Dry, Free At Last
Champagne powder, feathery light fluffthere's a reason for the clichés. They're true.
Range of Light, Free At Last
Sun feels damn good when you're atop a 12,000-foot peak, staring down a 40-degree face
Wicked Pitch of the West, Free At Last
You ain't sick, rad, or bad until you drop these ski-movie steeps
Storm Warning, Free At Last
Soggy coastal weather may suck, but there's a flip side: epic dumps up high