Snow Sports

Are You Prepared for an Avalanche?

Until a few years ago, standard Avalanche 1 courses focuses on teaching students to dig snow pits and look for weak and faceted layers that might cause a slide. Now there's a movement to...

Friday Interview: Mike Douglas

Mike Douglas, 43, is widely regarded as the godfather of freeskiing for his role in launching the New School movement. In the '90s, Douglas, then a mogul skier, along with J.P. Auclair, J.F....

Friday Interview: Eric Hjorleifson

Whistler, British Columbia-based skier Eric Hjorleifson, a.k.a. Hoji, is a big mountain specialist with a knack for hucking huge air of off natural features in the backcountry and stomping...

Friday Interview: Eric and Logan Pehota

In the late 1980s and early '90s, Eric Pehota, 48, along with his partner, the late Trevor Petersen, pushed open the gates of big-mountain skiing in North America. They picked off first ski...

War and Piste

As we made our way uphill, kids trickled out of mud-brick houses and fell in behind us, scarves wound around their wind-burned cheeks, thick wool socks under...

Friday Interview: Seth Morrison

In 1992, a 19-year-old Seth Morrison skied fast, fluid, and clean down a technical line at the U.S. National Extremes in Crested Butte, Colorado, to place second in his first contest outside of...

Friday Interview: Jordan Manley

With over 45 magazine covers, several photography awards, and a series of ski films to his name, Jordan Manley, 28, is something of a ski-industry phenom. The British Columbia-based videographer...

Tunnel Vision

When the avalanche ripped, there was no sound—no rumbling, no snapping of trees, no screams from any of the seven people who’d just skied the untracked 42-degree slope off the back...

Friday Interview: Kim Havell

I first heard Kim Havell’s name back in 2007. I was skiing with some locals in Telluride, Colorado, where she lived at the time. As we rode up chair nine, I asked my ski partners, &ldquo...

Friday Interview: Andreas Fransson

Swedish ski-mountaineer Andreas Fransson, 29, blazed into the ski industry’s collective consciousness this year with the release of Mike Douglas’ documentary

Steve Romeo: In His Own Words

When Steve Romeo, creator of the popular backcountry skiing blog TetonAT.com, and Chris Onufer, an employee of at Jackson...

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