Snow Sports

The Other Lance

America's latest sports dynasty? Sixteen dogs and the man who mushes them.

Ultimate (Snowball) Fighting Championship

Each winter, more than 2,500 teams from across Japan compete for one of 155 coveted slots in the annual Showa-Shinzan International Yukigassen, the world's de facto snowball Super Bowl. The...

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

Huck

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