Snow Sports

Free Agent

Scott Newsome, the first snowboarder to pass the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides' notoriously tough certification program, is ready for hire this winter at Nelson, British Columbia–based...

The Unretirement of Daron Rahlves

ONE APRÈS-SKI GOLDEN HOUR LAST MARCH, Daron Rahlves, three-time Olympian and retired U.S. Ski Team star, was standing in the middle of Squaw Valley's Le Chamois bar in his underwear....

Stumped

ON AN UNCOMMONLY SUNNY WINTER DAY on Prince of Wales Island, at the southern end of the Alaska Panhandle, my old friend Andrew Mattox and I stand on telemark skis atop a snowy logging road in...

It's Snowtime!

"Look, skiing used to be old-school. But the new, new thing is skiing again," says Kipp Nelson, 49, on a balmy March morning spent crisscrossing California's Squaw Valley, surveying preparations...

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