Snowboarder Mikey Franco spent his formative years guiding and teaching clients in the sports. After a season-ending injury, he needed to find a new outlet and came across experimenting with shaping boards.

In Teton Gravity Research's film, Rogue Elements, Casey Brown and Cam Mccaul sent Corbet's Couloir - on bikes.

The housing crisis in the Mountain West has gotten so bad that some folks are happy to rent a clean piece of pavement

If there’s anything better than an epic day outside, it’s reliving it over great food and drink. From mountain decks to beachside watering holes, our favorite après spots have mastered Cajun fries, crustaceans, and craft ales.

From $30,000 Airbnb rentals to animal sacrifices to 25,000 sometimes-naked umbraphiles, this is the weirdness that went down in the Wyoming resort town leading up to last week's astrological dance

Andrew Bob Harris, also known affectionately as Ducky, is officially the first person with Down syndrome to summit the Grand Teton.

Five adventures that don't involve ski resorts

A native of San Francisco, Louise Sanseau grew up skiing 5-15 days a year. But between high school and college, she took a wilderness trip that changed her course forever.

Jackson Hole has always been a hideaway for the more unique characters in skiing. Wild Bill is no exception.

Deep in the heart of Jackson Hole's backcountry, a new snow sport is emerging; snow kiting. With a combination of sailing and flying it allows kiters to fly high above the treetops.

In our ongoing Weekly Escape series, we aim to transport you from your desk to an incredible place in 2 minutes or less.

Skier Jonah Howell had an untraditional entry into ski movies.

The filmmakers at KGB Productions have released the trailer for Season 2 of Westward.

Jackson has made a concerted effort to expand its intermediate terrain.

This accurate portrayal of the ski bum lifestyle brings to light the struggle of chasing powder days or keeping a job.

We talked to climbers, Olympic mountain bikers, musicians, and award-winning chefs about what exactly makes their hometowns so special and fun

The places you'll never be able to afford and the ones so welcoming, you can move in tomorrow

Watch Nine-year-old Nate Pruzan expertly drop into Corbet's Couloir at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Your guide to North America's best skiing. Inbounds and out.

In case you haven't noticed, fat biking is fun. Outdoor writers Peter Koch and Jeremy Berger certainly didn't need convincing, but they accepted an invitation from the team at SRAM—bicycle component gurus—to get a taste of the culture during the Global Fat Biking Summit this January. Armed with Beargrease and Bucksaw rides, the group cruised through some of Jackson, Wyoming's best terrain as photographer Adrian Marcoux followed along. We caught up with the group to figure out just how much fun some big tires and hard-packed snow can be. 

Brolin Mawejje, born in a country with no snow, plans to make history at the 2018 winter Olympics.

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.

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

A peeping stroll is not an acceptable last outdoor gasp before winter. Presenting the best active autumn escapes.

My college roommates and I are planning a last-minute spring break ski trip, but we don’t know where to go yet. Which resort has the après ski scene for the college or post-college crowd? It has to be somewhere in North America, preferably out West.

I'm a pretty sustainably minded person and for my next vacation, I want to go to a low-impact resort that's not too insanely far from home. What are the best eco-lodges in North America?

Start off 2012 right, with a trip to one of the world’s wildest destinations

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.

I'm not ready for the winter to end. What are the best spring backcountry ski spots? Kevin Burlington, VT

I know it's early but I have a ski question. I've snowboarded since I was seven but I started skiing last year. What would be the best ski/boot/binding combo for skiing the resort in Jackson and doing some backcountry stuff too. Skyler Dubois, WY

My dad always said the family that skis together...spends a helluva lot of dough. Here are some ways to trim the fat.

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.

Five refreshingly undeveloped resorts

Presenting our foolproof recipes for the perfect long, hot weekend: six classic road-trip itineraries, the country's best pit stops, and a lot of Willie Nelson. Just pick your route and roll.

Turn your vacation into a full-body recalibration with these performance-enhancing getaways

Six new ski lodges for serious relaxation

The Classic Powder Skiing Once you experience Alta's powder, you too will be an Altaholic ALTA SKI AREA, Utah: Not only does Alta get twice as much snow as less blessed resorts—it averages 500 inches—but its flakes are also lighter and drier. Maybe that’s why nearly 80 percent of…

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

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

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

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