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We had 28 testers check out 30+ pairs of bottoms for winter backcountry adventures. These ones rose above.
We spent all winter testing 50+ outer layers in the backcountry. These ones came out on top.
This lightweight, storm-resistant puffy earned an Editor’s Choice award. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
These new alpine, hybrid, and touring bindings come packed with exciting new features
If you have your sights set on long backcountry tours even during low tide, this ski may be just the ticket
Looking for a jack-of-all-trades in the backcountry? Look no further
No women’s powder ski list would be complete without this perennial favorite
These wide, rockered planks will help you milk those powder days for all their worth
Featuring a slim waist and lightweight construction, this backcountry ski is for those who need quick sticks to tackle big, technical terrain
Our favorite backcountry skis of the year aren’t just lightweight skis that power up the skintrack. They’re bonafide downhill performers.
We put 26 all-mountain wide skis to the test. These 14 are the best of the best.
With a more moderate waist, this is the ski for East Coast pow hounds and those of us who live in reality
This powder ski for ladies is as playful as it is pretty
If you gravitate towards a damp, stiff ski for backcountry adventures, this is your stick
Wait until you feel the design upgrades to this best-seller
This new powder ski from Faction is for hard-chargers who don’t shy away from the steep and deep
This tough bird won’t let you down when the pow turns to crud
Allow us to introduce you to this stealthy backcountry player
The best women’s powder ski of the year is one heck of a fun ride
If you’re an expert ripper looking for a ski that can keep up with you in the deep stuff, this is your ski
Only advanced and expert skiers need apply to this pow ski with Titanal
It’s not the lightest backcountry option out there, but if you’re plowing through backcountry crud, this is the ski you want underfoot
If you like playful powder planks (who doesn’t), check out this energetic ski
The runner-up in the women’s powder category is a force to be reckoned with
Featuring tech inserts, rubber soles, and hike-modes with plenty of range of motion, these boots make short work of long, uphill slogs
Glen Plake’s first ever signature model is a backcountry tool that skis like Glen Pake
It’s not a backcountry powder plank, but it sure is quick in steep, technical terrain
This quick and reliable backcountry ski for ladies gets the job done on all but the deepest of days
We challenge you to find a more playful and responsive backcountry ski than this
A lightweight free-touring ski with a moderate waist, the Escaper W 97 Nano is a versatile backcountry ski for ladies who charge no matter the conditions
The event, Sister Summit, is part peer-judged competition, part networking event, and fills a long-overlooked gap in women's skiing and snowboarding
Feast-making cookware that won’t slow you down
A ton of female-led ski films recently launched, with appearances from up-and-coming skiers and industry legends
Learn how to read between the lines of your local avy report with these tips from a backcountry ski guide
The Colorado resort is just one of the many now charging for uphill access. Is this the new norm?
Ski-town restaurants are in dire need of workers, but ongoing housing crises are making it impossible for staff to live where they work