Snow Sports

Unearned Turns

Six downhill ski escapes with no crowds or chairlifts—and no hiking

Another Cup?

Reigning World Cup champ Lindsey Vonn talks about repeating in 2009.

Climbing Skins 101

Less futzing with climbing skins means more time skiing. Here are a few helpful tips.

How to Build a Snow Cave

Ask ten people how to make a snow cave and you'll get ten different answers. Winter-survival expert Greg Davenport, 49, ends the debate. Here's his definitive guide to making a bomber...

Tuning Up Your Skis

"Ninety percent of people do nothing to take care of their skis from the day they buy them to the day they throw them in the trash," says Peter Boyer, of Boulder, Colorado's Alpine Base &...