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The Beginner's Perfect Ski Quiver

The Beginner's Perfect Ski Quiver

Learning to ski can be overwhelming. Here we help you narrow down what gear you need to take your skills to the next level.

Megan Michelson
Feb 23, 2015
The 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

When it comes to holiday giving, you should never have to choose. This year, our editors have pulled together 68 perfect ideas—priced from $4 to $50,000—guaranteed to make anyone on your list feel like a million bucks.

Ali Carr Troxell
Dec 1, 2012
The Best Splitboarding Gear of 2013

The Best Splitboarding Gear of 2013

As backcountry skiing has boomed, so has splitboarding. In the past five years, participation has quadrupled, and companies from Black Diamond to Burton to K2 have tossed their hats into the ring with split-specific gear.

Kyle Dickman
Oct 30, 2012
The Best Nordic Skiing Gear of 2013

The Best Nordic Skiing Gear of 2013

Cyclists, climbers, alpine skiers, and trail runners are all crossing over to nordic skate skiing for two simple reasons—it’s fun as hell, and it delivers a freakishly efficient full-body workout. First know this: skate skis aren’t alpine skis; you don’t choose them by length 
alone.

Marc Peruzzi
Oct 27, 2012