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In which two bold but questionably sane adventurers actually do for reals what Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels only pretended to do

The Colorado resort is just one of the many now charging for uphill access. Is this the new norm?

When will we be able to take international trips again? Medical and travel experts weigh in.

We asked 13 major resorts what operational plans are in place for this winter. Their answers ranged from après-ski in a private dome to parking spots you need to reserve.

As locals get priced out of Aspen, Stowe, and Whistler, here are the places ski bums are heading to next

With collective mega-passes, more direct flights, and super-dialed snow forecasts, it’s never been a better time to plan a destination ski trip. Our up-to-date guide has you covered for packing the most into a weekend getaway.

Which mega-pass to buy to make the most of this season and more

You don't have to spend a fortune to take a ski trip this winter. Here's how to save money while hitting the slopes.

Eager to find the perfect resort? Read on.

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

Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead

Yogis are flocking to plein air classes everywhere from the African bush to downtown Austin rooftops

Trolls thought I was friggin' nuts to propose a controlled backcountry ski area. But it's already happening.

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

What I learned on my powder-filled dream trips to Whistler and Aspen

According to a recent story in Bloomberg, celebrities and gallons of champagne are all in a day's work at Aspen. But for the rest of us, it’s not so glamorous.

We can't wait to check out these ten new snow-country huts, lodges, and hotels

The Alaska senator sent us a letter about her enviro bonafides. Naturally, we checked her work.

In an excerpt from his new book, Goldfarb explores what wilderness looks like with and without nature's most overlooked architects—and why they have more in common with wolves than you think

Here's what one of the nation's strongest ski mountaineers chooses for both resort and backcountry missions

Now that we know which mountains are on the Ikon and how much it costs, we wanted to figure out: Which is a better deal for skiers?

Here you can send it right from the road

Go where pets are not only allowed but welcomed

Aspen Ski Co’s vice president of sustainability on embracing change—and density—in our remote, idealized hamlets

Make the most of the season with strategies from pros, killer deals on passes, and skier-friendly hotels

There's powder in the forecast from Florida to Vermont, but the southern Rockies continue to be snow starved as the worst season just about anyone can remember continues

Bring your skis and a good book, and prepare to settle in

Sure, it's early season, but book these mid- and late-winter vacations now and you'll save big

His misguided immigration and climate-change policies are worse than January rain

Seven hikers have died on 14ers since May, an unusual string of fatalities that has Aspen officials wondering what measures they're obligated to put in place to keep people safe in the mountains

The two neighboring Colorado giants are snapping up ski areas around the country, positioning themselves as the two titans of North American resort operations

The company will work with KSL Capital Partners to form a new business to manage the resorts

Jordan Lewis runs the ritziest pot store in the country: Aspen, Colorado's Silverpeak Apothecary, where sommelier-like "budtenders" sell gourmet ganja in a designer showroom. But soon after he arrived, he found himself under siege from locals worried about that skunky smell wafting over their mountain valley. It's enough to drive a man to toke.

Sure, Aspen was founded for silver mining in the late 1800s, but you could argue that the town was really founded for post-ski partying.

No matter how you like to ski or how long you can take off work, we've got the perfect trip in our guide to the best alpine escapes of the season

Because you can have it all. Bring your favorite traveling companion to the slopes and everyone will be happy.

This year is shaping up to be a good one for folks who want a side of fine dining with their outdoor activity.

Want to skin the frontcountry? Try these six spots.

Hotel Jerome and its historic facelift.

Every winter, the ski and snowboard world lets its hair down at a few marquee events. Here are the ones we're stoked for this season.

Five mountain towns where the skiing and riding are matched by equally entertaining off-the-slopes escapades.

As climate change threatens snowpack, ski areas are adopting a new survival strategy: Beefing up the summer fun.

Play outside with kids your own age

Challenge your abilities with these iconic runs through the wilds of America.

A Q&A with an Outside in Aspen participant

From hidden fishing rivers in Chile to mountain biking in Whistler, our guide shows you where to go and the gear you'll need to take your adventures to the next level.

With La Niña back and the East Coast on a five-year blizzard streak, we devised the ultimate ski calendar to help you and your family take advantage. From a boot-deep New England Thanksgiving through spring-break corn snow in the Southwest, the outlook is decidedly epic.

Aspen’s Michael Ferrara is bringing attention to a little-known problem: post-traumatic stress disorder among the people who save our lives

Twelve hot tips that, if followed closely, guarantee an epic ski season.

From billiards to big air competitions—downtown—these four ski towns have the best nightlife.

For almost 70 years, former ski patroller and local legend Jim Blanning rode Aspen’s evolution from broken mining outpost to chic mountain playground. But when his hometown spit him out, he came back with a vengeance. And bombs.

The goal: To rank the continent's top ski destinations. The deciding factors: Snow quality and terrain. The judge: Marc Peruzzi, intrepid Colorado-based ski reporter, former Outside staffer, and editor of Skiing magazine, 2003-2008.

A better way to get to know your favorite wilderness this harvest season: Pick, haul, fish, and forage your way from breakfast to dinner

Our unscientific but highly authoritative guide to the 20 BEST PARTIES on the planet

Five boutique ski hotels that take the "lodge" out of winter lodging

There's only one best ski town for nighttime fun, and it's Aspen

The Ski Junkie's guide to the sickest skiing and hottest cold-weather happenings this winter

Outside has partnered with Teton Gravity Research to bring you the latest and greatest in the world of ski films. “The Tangerine Dream,” the latest from Teton Gravity Research (TGR), is a film that represents ten years of broken down trucks, wanderlust and some down and dirty skiing and snowboarding.

Ten tempting all-American lodges with style and ambience to spare

A new class of hotels pitches boutique offerings to thrill-seeking hipsters

Summer is the new prime time at mountain resorts

The year's most intriguing guided adventures

Need a daily powder fix? Chase epic snow through the calendar with our guide to the best places to ski and snowboard each month.

North American resorts have expanded boundaries, opened gates, and liberated skiers to revel in ungroomed wildness. Our guide to the great stuff you won't find on the trail map.