Professional skier Drew Petersen opens up about his struggles with suicidal thoughts—and explains why talking about it is key to addressing the mental health crisis
Snowboarders from Fukushima, Japan, rely on the outdoor community for a sense of normalcy after the natural and nuclear disasters of 2011
The life of Natalie Rines Terry, one of the country’s top ski instructors for 50 years
The phone rang and it was our 18-year-old, Hatcher, who apparently took a hard spill while ripping laps on Eldora Mountain. Or so we think: he’s OK now, but he still has no idea what really happened.
Unpacking an all-time Lee Cohen ski photo during a March storm in Alta, Utah
British Columbia is in the midst of a major surge in coronavirus cases, forcing resorts to shutter early
Farmer Dave doesn’t go to other ski resorts because he enjoys the simplicity of one as a way to get the most out of the resources he has
The legendary skier anoints a successor, Breezy Johnson, to the title she held for years
Professional skiers Tessa Treadway and Izzy Lynch venture through the mountains to unload the weight of life
From the outside, things seemed perfect for the former world extreme skiing champion: he had a family, a successful guiding business, and unending adventure out his front door in Valdez, Alaska. But something dark festered beneath the surface.
Jacob Smith became the youngest blind skier to descend the Big Couloir on Lone Mountain
Professional freeskier Jérémie Heitz has transformed over his career and is now skiing 4,000-meter faces in Switzerland's backcountry
Union members at Stevens Pass and Park City Mountain Resort want better wages and working conditions but say their parent company has dragged its feet in negotiations. If they still can't get to the bargaining table, could a strike shut down the two ski areas?
Since 1973, a groundbreaking organization has gathered thousands of Black snow-sports enthusiasts for a week of on-mountain revelry. But the event has always had a more serious mission, too: changing perceptions about who belongs on the slopes.
This Wes Anderson–inspired short film follows a small crew of skiers and snowboarders on the hunt for a legendary hermit
The process of BASE jumping before the exit point
Last winter, when the robotics firm Roam released its latest version of Elevate, a revolutionary exoskeleton promising to boost skiing performance, our writer knew he had to give it a test drive. His analysis: the company's debut product is fun yet flawed—but its vision of a tech-assisted sports future will still blow your mind.
A study from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center indicated something counterintuitive: experience doesn't always correspond with safety