Snow Sports

Jamie Aranoff
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The cyclone drenched Nevada’s Spring Mountains, causing flash floods, landslides, and heavy erosion. Now, recreation areas and ski resorts are closed.

An sudden and powerful wind gust caused the freak accident

The dog musher got into the sport by accident and stayed for the community he found in the Alaskan backcountry

A private ownership group is set to acquire the iconic Wyoming resort later in 2023

The 2022–23 ski season was recently extended until August 6

Utah’s Department of Transportation released renderings of the finished product, and people are surprised

Allies have the power and the opportunity to stand up for the equal and fair treatment of people different than themselves

Bluebird Backcountry was a special community and will be sorely missed

James Crown was the patriarch of the family that bought the resort in 1985 and partnered with Alterra Mountain Company in 2018

Ironically, stronger, wetter, and warmer storms will shrink the snow line at many of the state’s most popular ski areas

Utah’s Occupational Safety and Health group found the resort operator responsible for the freak death of a ski patroller on January 2, 2023

After an accident paralyzed her right arm, the motocross racer branched out—and achieved more than she ever dreamed

Tahoe residents are fighting a plan to turn Homewood Mountain Resort into a semi-private resort, limiting community access to the slopes

The adaptive athlete was missing the thrill-seeking activities that used to define his life—until an experience on an icy pier showed him that he could find fulfillment just about anywhere

The annual NSAA report shows that skiers flocked to the powder in a big way in 2022-23

The gondola is still in play, but a new tolling program in Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon could charge cars $25 to $50 to get to the resorts

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The Outside Awards will showcase up-and-coming storytellers and celebrate emerging voices in the snowsports world—plus $40,000 in prize money and a chance to be featured in Outside Magazine and in the Warren Miller film tour is on the line.

And it’s not the one in California that rhymes with Shmammoth, believe it or not

The professional skier found his life’s work in the joy of others

All but three on this list are still open, with more snow in the forecast

Reed Hastings is the latest mogul to enter the U.S. ski industry

Officials say Nobis died in a Cedar City, Utah jail cell

Stranded at Alta Ski Area for eight days, the author experienced record snowfall and thundering avalanches—and yeah, some pretty amazing skiing

A recent storm dumped feet of powder on Little Cottonwood Canyon, shuttering some of the state’s most iconic resorts

The Gwyneth Paltrow ski trial has come to an end, which means our national brain break is over

A powerful experience in the mountains showed the Native athlete that some things will never be understood

Submissions open in May 2023 for the first-ever Outside Awards, a new winter-focused competition for photographers and filmmakers, with $40,000 in prize money.

When the love of her life died in the mountains, the pro skier learned that navigating loss meant accepting that things will be messy

Like many winter sports, Wisconsin's American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race is facing climate change induced headwinds

A quick rundown of the court case that is dominating headlines this week

Losing her dad on 9/11 led to years of struggle. Then the skier reconnected with the happiness he’d given her by hauling ass down a mountain.

Shiffrin tied and then broke Ingemar Stenmark's World Cup wins record over the weekend

The photographer and filmmaker was told his spinal injury meant no more mountain sports. But learning to play like a kid made anything possible.

Why do we keep skiing, despite the crowds, the cost, and the unpredictable conditions? Spend an entire day on a chairlift and you’ll find out.

While snowshoeing through the woods, the somatic counselor encountered an unexpected therapy for her own depression

In Aspen, Colorado, and other alpine communities, the future depends on making sure the weirdos and oddballs are still welcome

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Despite rising costs, surging crowds, and shorter winters, people still flock to the mountains. What keeps us coming back?

After her brother died, the clothing designer thought outdoor sports would relieve her grief. But it took her own near-miss accident to wake her up to what she needed to hear.

She was one of the world’s best big-mountain freeskiers—and then, suddenly, she decided she was done

Sam Anthamatten and Jérémie Heitz set out to ski aesthetic, high-altitude lines, but an accident along the way creates a new challenge

Pro skier Owen Leeper discusses the terrifying ordeal, which he captured on his helmet camera

More than 300 athletes wrote a letter to skiing’s international governing body demanding steps be taken to preserver winter sports

The Alpine skiing star parted ways with coach Mike Day just a few days after the 2023 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships

Cold-weather athletes share their tales, advice, and trailside hacks about polar penis, a rarely-discussed—and yeah, really painful—ailment

The elite ski mountaineer was struggling mightily on an expedition. To get through it, he would have to get out of his own way.

For an episode of our new podcast, ‘The Daily Rally,’ the professional skier talks about learning to get out of his own way while on an expedition in Alaska

To get through the pain of losing her partner, the professional snowboarder embraces what frightens her most

Silverton Mountain plans to build a second lift this summer

Shiffrin was disqualified from the Alpine Combined event after straddling a gate in the slalom

American Addison Rafford and Swede Max Palm claimed the tour’s opening round in Spain

We crunched the numbers for five popular resorts. Spoiler alert: a day on the slopes for a family runs alarmingly close to a month’s rent.

The 2015 halfpipe world champion was buried by a slide while backcountry skiing near Tsugaike Mountain Resort

Dynamic pricing—charging more when demand is high—is to blame for the $309 single-day lift ticket at this resort

A 29-year-old Colorado man was sentenced to 40 hours of community service in connection with the death of 72-year-old Ron LeMaster

‘Eulogy of A Steep Skier,’ from Norrøna, captures some of Nikolai Schirmer’s biggest runs and give viewers the chance to get to know him and the team

Paul Baugher, the global expert in tree-well suffocation, offers safety tips for skiing deep snow

Shiffrin notched her 83rd World Cup victory by winning Tuesday’s Giant Slalom race in Kronplatz, Italy

‘Skamtinden,’ from Norrøna, captures one of Nikolai Schirmer’s biggest runs and gives viewers the chance to get to know him and the team

Nállangáisi captures some of Nikolai Schirmer’s biggest runs and give viewers the chance to get to know him and the team

Snow levels at the California ski resort have already surpassed the 2021–22 mark—and it’s only January

It’s been a challenging season thus far for ski resorts in the Northeast

The American tied Lindsey Vonn’s record of 82 career World Cup wins—the most by a woman. She’s now just four away from Ingemar Stenmark’s all-time mark.

Winter sports are out of reach for most kids across the country. These nonprofits are trying to change that.

After losing her father on September 11, 2001, Sierra Schlag navigates grief and depression and explores her identity as a Japanese-American

They were there to explore the Callaghan Valley and talk about one of the biggest issues in the outdoor industry: inclusivity

Wndr Alpine’s new film captures the joy, energy, and creativity that comes with being in the outdoors

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Get ready for your best winter ever with tips from these cold-weather experts

Frozen Dead Guy Days can entertain revelers with party games inspired by the horror film

In a candid interview, Gu discusses her Olympic triumph, the criticism she faced for competing for China, and how she’s trying to maintain the normal life of a first-year college student

FIS World Cup: Men’s Downhill Day One Cancellation | U.S. Ski and Snowboard Event Replays

Mikaela Shiffrin, Jessie Diggins, and the country’s other stars of snow sports are back in action

Rahlves is among the few American men who have stood on the Beaver Creek World Cup podium. He shares his winning line.

Tune in to see the best speed racers in the world take on the legendary Birds of Prey course in Beaver Creek

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Racing around a mountain resort sounds like the ultimate adventure job. But with housing and other costs soaring, getting paid in fun is no longer cutting it.

Langland is in the new film ‘Fleeting Time,’ which captures epic snowboarding from around the world