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As long as you aren’t weight sensitive, it’s now possible for one rig to serve all your in-bounds, sidecountry, and backcountry needs. This is that rig.

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

Pre-owned gear is easier on the planet and your bank account

Outside’s ethics guru on who public lands are for

Outside’s ethics guru on whether we should prioritize uphill or downhill traffic in the backcountry

We combed through hundreds of products to pick these three

Are your skis the best tool for the season you want, or the season you have? An impassioned argument for thin-waisted planks.

We’ve been testing skis for decades. These are our all-time favorites for groomers, backcountry bowls, and everything in between.

Favorites include fire pits, food, and coffee

And here’s how you can do it yourself at home, step-by-step

The nonprofit Skiku has brought nordic skiing to thousands of Native kids in Alaska, where access to the sport has historically been limited

For a small weight penalty, the new system offers tech-pin efficiency and pro-level descending. Outside spent the past 11 months testing it.

This pair has been my favorite for seven years and hundreds of ski days

MountainFlow Eco-Wax scored thousands of dollars from a powder-slaying investor on the reality-TV show

Light and strong have long been the holy grail of ski-design qualities—but have we taken them too far?

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