A revolutionary robotic device is opening up all kinds of new possibilities in the mountains

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

Want to get into the backcountry this winter? Don't know what gear to bring? Pro skiers Cody Townsend and Josh Daiek show us what they take.

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?

On Sunday the gold medalist became the first American to take the eight-day stage race in Italy

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.

Sam Schwartz and Elsa Smith leave Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discover an Oregon town where people live more simply

The backcountry is more popular than ever, but that doesn't make it safe

This Wes Anderson–inspired short film follows a small crew of skiers and snowboarders on the hunt for a legendary hermit

An all-women urban snowboarding group hits the streets to send and shred whatever surface they find

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.

Every mountaineer knows that getting to the summit isn't a requirement, but it sure is sweet if you do

A study from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center indicated something counterintuitive: experience doesn't always correspond with safety

Resort executives are warning customers that skiing will be different this season. I'm here to tell you that "different" means better.

A dogsledder and her pursuit of competing in the Iditarod

Come for the #vanlife inspiration, stay for the powder skiing in this short film about a young skier in the Cascades

Watch Kai Jones send it over massive drops in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Teton Gravity Research's new ski film 'Make Believe' celebrates those who have created their own version of reality

'Last Moments of Recall' follows skiers based in Canada's Chic-Choc Mountains as they tour the birch forests of Gaspésie National Park

A harrowing backcountry rescue at 11,000 feet exposes the precarious situation first responders are in thanks to the coronavirus pandemic

Yes, getting outside is good for anxiety, but you should think twice about crowding backcountry trailheads and risking getting hurt

In 2017, big-mountain professional skier Tobin Seagal set off a large avalanche in the mountains of Pemberton, British Columbia

There's more at stake now than skiing, but it's OK to be bummed out about it

'The Little Mountain That Could' features the story of Whaleback Mountain, a small community hill in Enfield, New Hampshire

One lap per hour for as many hours as humanly possible

An impact fund wants to transform Saddleback Mountain, and its surrounding community in Rangeley, Maine, into a skier's paradise. The plan might be a moonshot. But it's also the kind of vision the greater ski industry needs.

The latest video from Sweetgrass Productions profiles the ski patrollers keeping the harrowing slopes of Alta, Utah, safe for the masses 

The former U.S. Ski Team member is accused of killing a man in New Mexico

Mary McIntyre dreamed of summiting Japan's island volcano of Mount Rishiri, near the country's epicenter of powder skiing, Hokkaido

'The Regiment,' from Stept Studios, chronicles Henrik Harlaut's success and dedication throughout his illustrious career

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Each of the 41 mountains on the Ikon Pass is unique and distinct, but a few defining characteristics unite them all

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Armed with Ikon Passes, these skiers and riders are turning their snow dreams into reality and proving that it's never been easier for you to do the same

Two Outside staffers head up for an early-morning ski on a powder day

Forget stadiums and manicured ice—the humble roots of hockey belong to frozen backyard ponds. From beer leagues to ex-pros, hockey players from across the country head to the Midwest every year for the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships.

In 'The Art of the Turn 3,' premier skiers take to the slopes of Kimberley Alpine Resort to search for the perfect groomer turn.

Who can we blame for all those lift lines and traffic jams?

Fluorinated glide wax is being banned from elite competitions, and big brands like Swix say they’re searching for environmentally friendly alternatives. But the seductively speedy—and noxious—compounds are unlikely to loosen their grip on the sport anytime soon.

How one snowboarder found himself facing the worst possible choice

Starting this year, men and women will earn the same prize money on the Freeride World Tour

Three skiers died at Silver Mountain, Idaho, on January 7. In the wake of yet another ski-area avalanche tragedy, it's time to awaken our mountain sense. 

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