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An argument for supported hiking

With ten ski areas less than an hour from Salt Lake City's airport, and incredible backcountry terrain, powder-blessed Utah is arguably the best ski destination in North America. Here's our primer on how to make the most of it.

Skier Dash Longe knows that the best place to score fresh powder in the morning and be back for a noon work meeting is Salt Lake City

Skier Dash Longe proves that the key to being close to great snow is moving to Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake City–based gear company is laying off 70 employees as it shifts its domestic factory to an assembly-only plant

The company's founder says the key to brick-and-mortar success in the age of Amazon is creating community

Inversions can choke all the fun out of winter in some places (looking at you, Salt Lake City)

Companies focused on resource extraction now have access to huge chunks of the former national monument

Salt Lake City’s Jackie Biskupski faces one of the most conservative congressional delegations in the country, but that’s not stopping her from trying to push her city into a future of clean air, renewable energy, and (hopefully) deep snow

The outdoor industry has been a fierce advocate for the now-decimated national monument—but it may have been too little, too late

5 affordable and inventive outdoor products from this summer's Outdoor Retailer

Get far into the wilderness in as little time as possible

The company that runs the industry's largest trade show is listening, but more brands need to speak up if they really want to make Utah feel the hurt

Art from the forge isn’t dead.

What kinds of cities make families happy? That was our starting point. The answer, of course, is complicated. Our first assumption: kids like being around other kids. So we looked for cities where a high percentage of the population is under age 18. Next we looked at affordability...

Salt Lake City, UT

I'd like to take my family of four on an economical ski getaway. Where could I go to find some good deals?—Andy S.Austin, TX

There's at least one major upside to the bursting of the real-estate bubble: The kind of adventure-ready second home you've always dreamed about is suddenly within reach. From mountain retreats to lakefront outposts to slopeside condos, here's your primer on where to invest for the long haul.

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

Five refreshingly undeveloped resorts

What is the best mountain to ski in the early December? What place usually has the most and best snow? Ryan San Luis Obispo, CA

It seems like every time I've looked at the weather this year, ski areas out West are getting hmered with more snow—even in April. Can you tell me the best places for spring skiing? Pete Salisbury, Maryland

Think Utopia doesn't exist? Maybe not yet—but these ten towns are making a play for perfection with adventure-friendly innovation and cool ideas for building smart communities. Plus the hottest concepts in urban revival, combating sprawl, and better hometown living.

If you were to die and go to snowboarder heaven, it might look a lot like the DC Mountain Lab, a 22-acre R&D facility and crash pad in Utah’s Wasatch Range, operated by SoCal-based DC Shoes, maker of snowboard boots, skate footwear, and board-sport apparel. Company president Ken Block, 37,…

The just-in-time, let's-party, fear-no-evil Winter Olympics get ready to rip in the country that needs 'em now more than ever