Snow Sports

Friday Interview: Nat Partridge

One of the most revered guides in the United States demystifies the life of a guide, explains what it takes to become one, and shares other insights gleaned from a life spent in the mountains.

Friday Interview: Kye Petersen

Perhaps the best skier of his generation discusses his dream ski trip, what it means to be “chamified,” and a recent mission to Bolivia.

Are You Prepared for an Avalanche?

A basic 10-question checklist to make sure that you're focusing on the right things when you head out into the backcountry.

Friday Interview: Mike Douglas

The godfather of freeskiing discusses his contributions to the industry, how film is pushing the sport forward, and his mixed feelings about freeskiing’s induction into the Olympics.

Friday Interview: Eric Hjorleifson

The big mountain specialist with a knack for hucking huge air and developing his own touring bindings and boots discusses saving his feet, designing gear, and how to get after it in the backcountry.

Friday Interview: Eric and Logan Pehota

One of the pioneers of big-mountain skiing in North America and his 17-year-old son, who is following in his dad's footsteps, discuss skiing first descents, the importance of being calculated, and...

War and Piste

Bamiyan, Afghanistan. Home to the best unexplored ski terrain on the planet, occasional town-crushing avalanches, and only a hint of Taliban presence. Saddle up for an intrepid boot-packing...

Friday Interview: Seth Morrison

One of skiing's most recognizable icons discusses fame, death metal, and the lessons he has learned during a decades-long career in a sport that can wear people down pretty quickly.

Friday Interview: Jordan Manley

The British Columbia-based videographer-photographer discusses Dubai’s ski community, what draws him to mountain people, and being naked—a lot—in Japan.

Tunnel Vision

What started as a glorious powder day ended in a desperate fight for survival after three skiers were buried by a killer avalanche in the backcountry of Stevens Pass, in Washington's Cascades. Megan...

Friday Interview: Kim Havell

The preeminent female ski mountaineer of our time discusses recovering from the tragedies of last winter, breaking into the backcountry, and schussing on an erupting volcano.

Friday Interview: Andreas Fransson

The 29-year-old Swedish ski-mountaineer with an elegant outlook on life discusses fear, risk, and that one time he broke his neck in an avalanche that swept him 400 meters down ice, rock, and snow.

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