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My baseline was pretty terrible: squarely at the bottom of Level 1. After that, I turned on the audio coach and things started to change.

Despite decades of advanced-level experience, I was surprised at how much I learned from Carv’s digital ski coach

No, you can’t toss the Essential in your curbside bin. But 75 percent of it can be broken down at the brand’s factory.

Montana-based Peak Ski Company introduces a new line of direct-to-consumer products featuring newly developed technology

Backpacking when the weather forecast is anything but optimal can be intimidating, but with some modifications to your kit, you can turn it into an enjoyable four-season activity

Because they’ve saved me more than a few times—and they can do the same for you

Enjoy riding frozen waves more than ever with these items

The narrowest ski in the new Fischer Ranger series represents an entirely new direction for the brand

Hint: It depends on where you ski, what you ski, and how you ski. Outside associate gear editor Kelly Klein breaks it down.

Getting through airports is a far easier proposition with the Thule RoundTrip

The professional skier says long grips help him save energy and avoid injury in the backcountry

On snow as in life, it’s important not to look like a bozo, and for new skiers, handling long, clunky boards is the original challenge. Ignore the hecklers—there’s more than one way to do it right. 

Figuring out how to best equip and dress yourself when you’re just starting this sport can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help.

Vasu Sojitra lost his right leg as a baby, and Patrick Halgren lost his left at 23. When the two met and realized their feet were the same size, they've traded shoes ever since.

Boot fitting is equal parts art and science, and a little magic

Eddie Bauer’s award-winning Flyline outerwear was designed from the ground up for hard charging

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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