Snow Sports


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. 

More than two decades in the making, Big Snow is the first indoor ski area in North America. Now the question is: Can it attract enough skiers to survive?

Mike Wiegele, founder of 50-year-old Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, ventured to Blue River, British Columbia, to open a world-class resort

In an alternate reality, our perception of powder turns may look a lot different

A painful crash helped remind one dad what really matters

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort​​​​​​​ created this video to celebrate the women of its ski-patrol team

'Too Much?' profiles filmmaker Anne Cleary reflecting on a series of decisions that led her to the mountains

'Another Way' follows skier Ian Compton's return to Vermont to set up a small homestead

The 'Send and Return' series highlights the importance of snow safety while exploring Montana's backcountry ski lines

The snowboard pioneer passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 65.

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Eight pioneering adventurers on why they call Jackson Hole home

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Synchronized snowboarding, secret shrine meet-ups, and tailgating karaoke parties? Whoever your people are, you can find them with your Ikon Pass.

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The North Face athletes Angel Collinson, Nick McNutt, and Griffin Post push their limits in Alaska

Need a break from your nine-to-five? Let your mind drift to a world of endless powder.

'Vision Quest' features skier Dylan Siggers​​​​​​​ on a backcountry trip in the powder haven of Golden, British Columbia

The trapper John Colter is credited with the modern-day exploration of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem

Salomon TV is known for dropping amazing ski segments throughout the winter season to keep us stoked on the simple act of sliding on snow

Deep snow surrounding the Mica heli-skiing lodge proves just too much for Cody Townsend, and Elyse Saugstad is left to shred without him

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How the pro snowboarder and Burton team rider balances motherhood and sending it

John Clendenin, hailed as the greatest instructor in the U.S., has some unexpected advice for skiers: forget style, practice a four-word mantra, and get to know your feet

Skier Dash Longe proves that the key to being close to great snow is moving to Salt Lake City

One of this year’s Teton Gravity Research film premieres, 'Winterland' honors the simple joy of sliding on snow

The reclusive Slovenian made two first descents of 8,000-meter peaks, including the only full descent of Everest. He died in a forestry accident earlier this week.

Our guide for which mega ski pass is the best one for you

Jeremy Jones, Travis Rice, and Bryan Iguchi​​​​​​​ search for new snowboard lines in Bridger-Teton National Forest

Authorities are searching for a vandal who wrecked a popular tourist destination in Squamish, B.C.

Coaches told him he was lazy, unconventional, and his DNF records were something to marvel at, yet he repeatedly found the top of the podium

The entire chair fell from one gust of wind, which makes us feel totally safe and not at all concerned

The 'Out of Bounds' crew makes a stop at Jeremy Jones’s beautiful home mountain in Lake Tahoe, California

Forty skiers, 12 hours, more than 1,000 jumps on the first day of summer

When not in faraway, exotic winter locales, Jeremy Jones calls California's Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows his home mountain resort

A promise of sustainability helped the bid from Cortina-Milan beat out Stockholm for the right to host the Games

'Out of Bounds' co-executive producer Jeff Cutler goes dogsledding

The two hit Jones's local resort, Squaw Alpine in Lake Tahoe

A behind-the-scenes look at a documentary that follows snowboarder Torah Bright along her mountain journey from Antarctica to Alaska

Nothing completely prepares a rookie for mushing a thousand miles across Alaska in the dead of winter. But when it comes together—thanks to your dogs, your friends, and your own hard work—it's magic.

From media appearances to World Cup championships, she manages it all—with a little help from her mom

The political dispute between Russia and Ukraine combined with weather to close down the Barneo ice camp

The experienced skier fell into a deep crevasse on Monday afternoon

This segment of 'The Swiss Knife' features Fredi Kalbermatten splitboarding the backcountry around his home zone in Switzerland

Big-mountain skier Greg Hill has committed to skiing 100 summits using only his electric vehicle to get there

'The Ride,' from filmmaker Erik Peterson, follows skijorer Ebbie Hanson on her winter circuit with her horse, Zeke 

The massive waves of Nazaré, Portugal are famous for surfing—but one group of athletes has embraced a new way to engage with these waters

In the upcoming film 'Voices of Fear,' from Montage Productions, adventure athletes reflect on their own relationships with this emotion

The recent additions to the Epic Pass highlight, again, the massive consolidation occurring across the ski industry, which is driving up rents and turning mountain towns into company towns

‘My Girls’ features a group of four women on their annual ski weekend, celebrating a bond that formed in the mountains.

Photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Chapman spent time this winter chronicling a family of veteran mushers in Minnesota who have devoted their lives to the sport and their dogs

Four zones have been ranked as extreme on the five-point scale