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Racing around a mountain resort sounds like the ultimate adventure job. But with housing and other costs soaring, getting paid in fun is no longer cutting it.

Last winter a ski-patrollers union in Park City, Utah, made headlines for its standoff against Vail Resorts over wages. The dust has since settled on negotiations, but the conversations they sparked about what ski-industry workers deserve may just be getting started.

The American scored two slalom victories in Levi, Finland, over the weekend

Beginner skiers may come to learn the basics at Big Snow, America's first indoor ski slope. Experienced skiers may come for the novelty.

The lack of appropriate plus-size clothing and equipment is a completely unnecessary barrier to snow sports

Ranking resorts based on five climate-based criteria, the Savills Ski Resilience Index sheds light on climate change’s impact on this sport

Last year, Angel Collinson surprised everyone when she retired after a decade as a professional athlete. She’s still finding her way.

The new carving ski isn’t completely recyclable, but it’s a big step in the right direction

I thought I’d found my calling guiding clients in mountains around the world. I sought out the highs of an adventurous life, but I wasn’t at all prepared for the dark side.

Officials have canceled seven of eight World Cup events due to warm temperatures, bad conditions, and a lack of snow

When professional skier Rian Zetzer got the opportunity to stunt-double for Lindsay Lohan in a new Netflix movie, she jumped at the opportunity

A New Mexico jury acquitted Cummings for the 2020 killing of 47-year-old Guillermo Arriola

When Harrington and Nelson met on an Everest expedition, they formed a bond that carried them through some of the toughest and most rewarding experiences of their lives, including dangerous expeditions, big romances, and motherhood

After becoming paralyzed from the chest down, the mountain athlete found an unlikely ally in recovery: psychedelics

Our favorite season is changing in ways good and bad. Here are the forecasts for mountain towns, ski bums, and everyone else.

We interviewed Steve Fliser, the new CEO of the X Games, about his vision for the annual summer and winter extreme sports competitions

Here are the shorts and features screening at annual celebration of outdoor books and movies that we think should be on your radar

See where your favorite resort landed in the 2023 Ski Magazine reader survey

“Midnights” is about self-loathing, revenge, falling in love, and falling apart—all elements of the outdoor lifestyle

Aspen, Colorado, is using Tenants for Turns to chip away at the housing problem that’s crushing desirable recreation towns around the country

As a professional leisure athlete, Katie Burrell has a lot of advice—listen up

In Warren Miller’s latest release, ‘Daymaker,’ Pete McAfee scores big with Mike Wiegele

Last season, Rahlves brought his son on his first Alaskan heli trip, and Warren Miller chronicled the journey for their latest film, ‘Daymaker.’ Spoiler alert: they both rip.

With a triple-dip La Niña cycle bearing down on us this winter, a look into the recent past seems like a promising way to chase powder, just this once

Thinking about winter kinda makes our day. Here are the film tour dates that are sure to be good days for you, too.

Get your tickets for the worldwide film tour now or get prepped for the virtual screening on Outside Watch. Just don’t miss it.

The results are in from the 2023 Ski Magazine reader survey! Did your favorite East Coast ski area make the list?

Sponsor Content: Athletic Brewing Company

If the last two years have taught us anything it’s that we need more time devoted to friends and laughter

Sponsor Content: Vail Resorts

These tips from a local will loop you into everything you need to know for the perfect Whistler Blackcomb experience

The Aspen Ski Company has some new runs to name, and wants to hear from you. Suggested categories are Greek mythology, local lights, and more. Hades Glades, anyone?

Mix up these refreshing drinks this fall and winter

Rock’n’roll-ready boots, bindings, and more

After record- and internet-breaking lift lines plagued resorts nationwide last winter, the splitboard has never looked sexier

‘The Last Chairlift,’ the iconic author’s most recent major novel, is a sweeping family saga about sexual identity, risk, and the storied history of Aspen, Colorado

This year the U.S. will host the most World Cup events in history. Stream them all live on Outside.

How my mom, infant son, and I accidentally crashed a wedding at the local ski hill

From temperate rainforests to miles of coastline; from waterfalls and lakes to hiking, backpacking, and camping; from boating to skiing to glacier travel and mountaineering—Olympic has astonishing variety.

A good cry can be therapeutic and can even better connect you with others. Let’s stop shaming it.

The best time to be outdoors? When others are going indoors. Here’s your guide to making the most of winter.

A fall on Manaslu claimed the life of the legendary ski mountaineer this week

After going missing on Monday while descending from the summit, Nelson was found by a search and rescue team

These skis make tackling firm snow and narrower trails a heck of a lot easier

Two days after Nelson went missing on Manaslu, details about the ski mountaineer’s accident are emerging

The new documentary ‘Buried’ looks back at 1982 tragedy at Alpine Meadows ski resort, and finds lessons that are as relevant as ever about surviving a traumatic event

The eight-mile gondola connecting Salt Lake City to Alta and Snowbird would be the longest in the world

A new National Geographic series streaming on Disney+ features everyone from Conrad Anker to Justine Dupont going deep about their most pivotal close calls and mistakes

The proposed eight-mile lift would alleviate ski traffic in Little Cottonwood Canyon and bring visitors to Snowbird and Alta resorts

Introducing this year's crop of SKI Test category winners. Chances are, they'll be at the top of your list, too.

With this boot, advanced and expert skiers with a wider foot no longer have to sacrifice performance for fit

A high-performance boot for advanced skiers with narrow feet

This high performance ski boot is for those who refuse to sacrifice control for comfort

If you liked the Salomon S/Max, wait till you step into this new boot

These new alpine, hybrid, and touring bindings come packed with exciting new features

If you have your sights set on long backcountry tours even during low tide, this ski may be just the ticket

An ideal ski for beginners to gain confidence on hardpack and corduroy

Finally, an Enforcer designed to adventure beyond the ropes

The Ranger 96 is an approachable and fun do-it-all ski

A bomber all-mountain ski tailor-made for hard-chargers

This ski is one of the best in class when it comes to balancing performance and approachability

Don’t let the pretty top sheet fool you—this all-mountain tool means business, especially in the crud

These skis let you bring the playfulness of your resort skiing to the backcountry

No women’s powder ski list would be complete without this perennial favorite

A slight change in construction makes the new Kendo 88 more accessible and more fun

Looking for a jack-of-all-trades in the backcountry? Look no further

This wider all-mountain ski can cut through crud and carve up groomers

A ski for those who want an all-mountain ski, but don’t want to sacrifice the ability to carve

Testers once again designated the Enforcer 100 as the benchmark ski of the all-mountain category

This ski didn’t steal the show again this year, but you’d be hard pressed to find a better crud ski

This forgiving and energetic all-mountain ski is ideal for those looking to gain confidence off the groomed

A beer-league racing ski for those ex-racer types out there

If you gravitate towards quick and playful skis that can still hold their own when the going gets tough, check out this little number

A wide all-mountain ski for the more playful skiers out there

This year’s Most Improved award goes to this energetic and fun ski

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