Warm, Yet Cool
The latest all-mountain jackets keep you toasty on lift rides and cool on out-of-bounds hikes
The New North Star
Alberta now rivals British Columbia as Canada's best winter playground
Where should I go to snowboard in Torino?
I'm traveling to Torino, Italy, over the holidays and would like to go snowboarding. Where should I go? Also, is it possible to take a train from Torino to the location since I've heard the hotels in the ski towns have minimum-night requirements during the holidays. Alex Santa Fe, NM
News from the Field
Make a Ski Sling
Goggles or sunglasses: Which is better on the mountain?
Im a lot more comfortable in sunglasses than in goggles when skiing. But my buddies tell me that I should be wearing goggles. Are they right? Ad Jackson, Mississippi
Ride the Rail
You've always wanted to try the park. X Games gold medalist Simon Dumont shows you where to start.
Dude... I Mean Dad
It ain't easy being the sponsor (a.k.a. old man) of a competitive snowboard artiste (a.k.a. my teenage son). Lend an ear, and a shoulder, and I'll tell you all about it.
Which backpack can transition from resort to backcountry skiing?
Im an experienced front-country (resort) skier and would like to expand into the backcountry. Can you recommend a good ski pack that works well in both conditions? Walker Boston, Massachusetts