Snow Sports

Jackson Hole is known for its steep terrain, including a vertical drop of 4,139 feet, making it the perfect location for the start of the tour

Outside’s ethics guru weighs in on what to do if you trigger an avalanche in the backcountry

Four years ago, the Minnesota phenom won historic Olympic gold in cross-country skiing, alongside Kikkan Randall. She was just getting going.

Ski patrol has become an increasingly unsustainable career path. Now unions are popping up across the country to try and change that.

‘Lot’zza Mia!’ combines a love of skiing and eating pizza. It’s movie magic.

You can blame the usual suspects: the crazy cost of mountain-town housing, the corporatization of the ski industry, the Man. Or dare to believe that our hero lives on.

Whether you’re looking to take up classic skiing or skate skiing, the U.S. gold medalist has some words of wisdom for beginners. Consider this your introductory primer to one of the season’s most fun and affordable sports.

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Ditch the traffic and high-cost lift tickets of peak ski season by creating a wintry vacation closer to home

Go sledding, slow cook a hearty stew, sip on a rich cup of hot cocoa. Just because the days are shorter and colder doesn’t have to mean they’re any less fun.

From hilarious to horrifying, these tales offer a glimpse into what this work can be like

Sikh adventurer Preet Chandi crosses Antarctica, climbers lost in 2021, and a highly satisfying ski line

Rescue on Sandia Peak, Alberto Salazar loses final appeal, and a staff shortage hits Vail Resorts

The beloved winter pastime has long been a massive polluter. Canadian startup Taiga Motors set out to transform the industry into something more environmentally friendly—and the big manufacturers are getting onboard.

Indy Pass takes on the big ski resorts, an elk hunting debate in Montana, and the flip of the year

The new film tells the story of the man behind Burton, who helped create the culture and community of snowboarding

Apps like Treadshare are a good start, but many skiers would rather have reliable and affordable public transit

It was only when Stephen Shelesky moved out west that he began to truly accept himself and become part of a supportive community

We spoke to Mikaela Shiffrin about injuries, Simone Biles, and the pressures of Olympic stardom

Rising rents force workers out of Jackson Hole, Bode Miller’s ski academy, and the Florence brothers rule Pipeline

‘The New Age of Reason,’ a recent film from ski makers Wndr Alpine, takes the sport to a higher level—physically and mentally

Windstorm decimates Taos forest, climate change could be friendly to poison oak, and fat biking on a frozen lake

Climber Marc-André Leclerc may not have craved the spotlight, but his feats in alpine free soloing certainly warranted attention

Tahoe resort cuts back on services due to a shortage of staff, Mikaela Shiffrin to race super-G in France, and a hydrofoil boarder returns to the waves

Monobob makes its Olympic debut, Boy Scouts settlement hits $2.7 billion, and a splashy new whitewater film

In her new film, ‘Boots Over Brim,’ from Sweetgrass Productions and Field Work, Engerbretson melds her two loves: western dancing and skiing

Avalanche kills one and strands five in Washington State, Vail Resorts sells 2.1 million Epic Passes, and World Cup cyclocross racing makes its debut on snow

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Watch as the freeskier and his camera man load up in the Bronco for some early-season scouting in one of Colorado's most rugged zones

New research places a short timeline on the future of snow across the western United States

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Heading to Mammoth Lakes this winter? Follow our expert’s sage advice.

Solitude, southeast of Salt Lake City, may first appear like a sleepy mountain resort with ample groomers. But it’s so much more.

Glenn McConkey raised one of freeskiing’s greatest icons. Now a Utah estate lawyer has pleaded guilty to taking millions of her dollars.

A transceiver, shovel, and probe have long been considered nonnegotiable. Airbags should be, too.

Entrepreneurs from Amalgam Skis and Winterstick Snowboards take us on a tour of what sets Maine apart in both skiing and community

Snowmaking efforts intensify amid dry holiday weekend, triathlon’s first Black female pro, and a wipeout for the ages

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A car accident could have ended the young pro skier’s life. Instead, it gave him a second chance.

No one should have to prove they are good enough at skiing to get an invitation to the conversation

What a witches’ year taught me about our relationship to wild places

The results are in, and these are the region’s 20 top-scoring resorts, according to the 2022 ‘Ski’ Reader Resort Survey

The masses have spoken and these are the 20 top-scoring resorts in the region, according to the 2022 ‘Ski’ Reader Resort Survey

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Take our quiz to find out which ski in Salomon’s legendary QST line was made for you

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Because it’s dumb to be cold

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Ski season is right around the corner, which means après season is, too

With the right gear, mindset, creativity, and some science-based hacks, you don’t have to just survive this winter, you can thrive. Here’s how to embrace the cold all season long.

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