The best women’s powder ski of the year is one heck of a fun ride

If you’re an expert ripper looking for a ski that can keep up with you in the deep stuff, this is your ski

This perennial favorite didn’t win any awards this year, but testers still love it for its backbone and dependability

Want an all-mountain ski that can rail off-piste like it rails on groomers? Here you go.

This year’s most playful wide all-mountain ski also eats crud for breakfast

Only advanced and expert skiers need apply to this pow ski with Titanal

If you’re looking for an all-mountain ski that can also carve up a storm, look no further

Ten testers covered 965 miles to narrow down the best gear for skate and classic skiing

This Sender is all-new, and it’s a crowd pleaser

A dialed groomer ski that excels in short to medium turns

It’s got race heritage, but it’s much more accessible than you’d think

A ski made for the technical backcountry lines of the Rockies

This accessible all-mountain tool for ladies earned high marks in versatility and quickness

A powder ski that floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee

The runner-up in the women’s all-mountain category is a universal crowd pleaser

A true frontside ski made for all levels of skiers to improve their carving prowess

An approachable frontside ski perfect for groomer rippers who aren't afraid to play off-piste on the same ski

A no-nonsense ski for ladies who don’t shy away from big mountain lines

If it’s deep, this ski will float your boat

It’s not the lightest backcountry option out there, but if you’re plowing through backcountry crud, this is the ski you want underfoot

If you’re looking for a confidence-inspiring teaching tool to help you level up, give this ski a try

It’s built for deep snow, but you’d be surprised by its versatility

According to seasoned ski gear testers, these are the most functional and comfortable brain buckets of the year

These all-mountain skis have a little more underfoot, more rocker, and more fun in powder

If you like playful powder planks (who doesn’t), check out this energetic ski

A ski that likes to stay on-piste for skiers who like to do the same

This ski offers an impressive balance between flotation and power

Super-stable planks for strong skiers who know how to steer a ski

This new addition to the all-mountain category impressed with its balance of skills

The runner-up in the women’s powder category is a force to be reckoned with

These narrower sticks may have a penchant for carving, but they also like to play in the bumps

Featuring tech inserts, rubber soles, and hike-modes with plenty of range of motion, these boots make short work of long, uphill slogs

We had ten testers with 96 Birkie finishes help us identify the top-performing skate and classic skis for all disciplines and ability levels

Allow us to introduce you to this scrappy brand and its supremely fun all-mountain ski

Glen Plake’s first ever signature model is a backcountry tool that skis like Glen Pake

This fast and light backcountry ski doesn’t skimp on downhill performance

Truly a ski for everyone, in all conditions, wherever you ski

These skis are party in the front, business underfoot, and designed to charge the whole mountain

It’s not a backcountry powder plank, but it sure is quick in steep, technical terrain

Not just for carving, this all-mountain ski can do it all

This quick and reliable backcountry ski for ladies gets the job done on all but the deepest of days

When the fluff turns to crud, this is the ski you want underfoot

A lightweight free-touring ski with a moderate waist, the Escaper W 97 Nano is a versatile backcountry ski for ladies who charge no matter the conditions

This year’s category winner makes everyone who skis it feel like a star

We challenge you to find a more playful and responsive backcountry ski than this

This ski was voted the most playful ski among this year’s crop of women’s all-mountain skis

Power and precision are the name of the game with this tried and true favorite

A tried and true favorite that delivers in crud

The company will cap daily ticket sales at all 37 North American resorts, but season ticket holders will not be impacted

Winter has shown up big time in the Southern Hemisphere as ski resorts reopen to international travelers

Trying to wrap your head around the depth of the rapidly expanding pit in South America? We’ve broken it down in terms our readers understand—like fly rods, climbing ropes, and breakfast burritos.

The plastic ski surface at Emily Resort in western Ukraine allows skiers to slide downhill even when there’s no snow

Plan accordingly, because these mountains all require reservations to hit the slopes in 2022

The freestyle skier was named Breakthrough Athlete of 2022, and doofuses on social media couldn’t contain their anger

Turns out you can carve fresh snow in August. Put these Southern Hemisphere resorts on your bucket list.

Presenting three delightful tales of adventures gone very, very wrong

The four-part Teton Gravity Research series, premiering this week, captures incredible footage of terrifying expeditions, but it succeeds because of the compelling human stories at its heart

After kicking off an enormous slide on a familiar backcountry run in Colorado, our writer was forced to reconsider his relationship with skiing

Crowds, inexperience, and social media are leading to a surge in rescue calls on one of the most climbed peaks in America

Carv’s digital coaching software uses insoles with pressure sensors to give you real-time feedback. But can it really help first-timers improve?

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

A behind-the-scenes look at Benedikt Böhm’s incredible feat on Nepal’s Dhaulagiri VII

Endurance athlete Jack Kuenzle climbed and skied the volcano in just over an hour and a half

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.

Facing potentially dangerous slide conditions, professional skiers Jérémie Heitz and Sam Anthamatten have to weigh their ambitions against the ever-present possibility of tragedy in the mountains

The elite athlete opens up about the pressures to be light and fast—and her journey toward a healthier relationship with her body and performance

Antte Lauhamaa decided to embark on a backcountry moonlit ski mission in the Lapland wilderness of Finland as a tribute to his father

A new film series follows a trio of skiers as they explore backcountry slopes from British Columbia to the Japanese Alps

The well-known climber was helping guide a group of skiers in Utah’s Wasatch mountains last month when a slide engulfed him in several feet of snow

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

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

A season marked by tricky conditions and progressive riding wrapped up last week in Verbier

Long a popular tourist destination, Lesotho’s Afriski Mountain Resort is slowly gaining traction with local residents, too

A primer for those new to the sport—and maybe some veterans

Time to live vicariously through the pros

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

For Erich Swartz, every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day

Instructor Ann Schorling explains how to shred like a pro after a big snowfall

The short-radius turn is an advanced technique ideal for steeps and bumps. It’s also fun.