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Seasoned backcountry skier Jake Urban shares his kit for touring

We only have room for two powder skis in our print issue, but there are so many more worth your consideration

With a few specific products, paired with clothes you already own, you’re on your way to a rip-roaring good time

How do we decide which snowboards earn coveted slots in our Winter Buyer’s Guide? Take a virtual tram lap with a few of our Utah testers.

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We only have room for two pairs in our print issue, but there are many more skis worthy of your attention

Only two pairs made the cut for print, but there are many more you should know about

With these nuggets of knowledge, you’ll be better equipped to enjoy your upcoming ski season

Only the very best makes it into print. But there are some pretty great runners-up you should know about, too.

Lenses and frames built for superior vision

Noteworthy rigs for everything from pow to hardpack

There were so many good boards this year that it was hard to pick just a few for print. Here are the others our testers loved.

This snow rocket was built for fun

Even the runner-up hikers from this year’s test are pretty great

Punch your ticket to all-mountain adventures

Testers like eight boots, but we only had room for six. Here’s an all-around boot and a women’s powder-chasing boot that almost made the cut.

In a lineup of touring packs, this boot bag and small daypack didn't make the cut, but they're still well worth your attention

A new Fast Tracks pass at four Powdr-owned resorts—Mount Bachelor, Killington, Copper, and Snowbird—is sparking anger and conversations about elitism

As long as you aren’t weight sensitive, it’s now possible for one rig to serve all your in-bounds, sidecountry, and backcountry needs. This is that rig.

We spent three days testing more than 100 new models. This is the kit that helped us get through.

Snow-sports lovers, it's time to give your bathroom an upgrade

Bryan Rogala walks us through his new favorite solution for storing his ski gear

The Explorer has been part of our Gear Guy’s spring ski-mountaineering kit for nine years

A hard carrying case is being issued to solve potential issues with DSP beacons switching modes accidentally

We’ve tested and loved them—now they’re an even better bang for your buck…

Voice commands have the potential to help us conduct a more efficient search and hopefully save more lives.

Our Minnesotan travel writer spent a year looking for good snow boots. She finally found them.

Yukon’s Hammerhead Pro HD was the only logical choice for tackling Vermont’s famous Lincoln Gap Road

Are your skis the best tool for the season you want, or the season you have? An impassioned argument for thin-waisted planks.

We’ve been testing skis for decades. These are our all-time favorites for groomers, backcountry bowls, and everything in between.

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