How can I communicate with my ski partner if we get separated?
Where's the best place in the Rockies to learn how to ski?
From a superstable ski hauler to a heated hydration system, these winterized packs do it all
Which car rack can handle bikes, skis, and surfboards?
Adventure sports are more factionalized than religion. And I'm feeling like a heretic.
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Start training now for the season's top nordic competitions
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 outgrow it fast).
Winter, On Speed
Make skate skiing part of the season's regimen and you'll start the year with fitness to spare
Speed up the learning curve with these tips from Dan Clausen, 15-year veteran of the Professional Ski Instructors of America National Nordic Team and ski pro at Wisconsin's Minocqua Winter Park.