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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

Choosing the right puffy is challenging. We’re here to help.

Enjoy riding frozen waves more than ever with these items

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

From weighing every binding to throwing ski-club parties, here’s how the country’s top winter retailers rule the snowy season

This jacket blew us away with its new take on waterproof-breathable design. That’s why we gave it a Gear of the Year award in our 2022 Winter Buyer’s Guide. “Meanwhile, ­80-gram synthetic insulation (100-gram on the women’s version) was just enough to keep testers toasty but not clammy during…

Getting through airports is a far easier proposition with the Thule RoundTrip

Watch and be inspired to get out there yourself

Drew Petersen seemed like just another free-spirited mountain dude. But the pain he was hiding nearly destroyed him.

The professional skier says long grips help him save energy and avoid injury in the backcountry

Columnist Jakob Schiller loves these shades with removable side panels that block glare: “If I’m on the skin track all day, my eyes feel significantly less fatigued when I get back to the car,” he wrote. “When I’m on the road, freeway driving in the sun and…

Family vacation? Find fun for all ages with these kid-friendly activities in and around the park.

The ski jacket has gotten a major makeover, but don’t worry—it still comes with the same retro design and its signature kangaroo front pocket

You’ll be surprised by the places on this list, but maybe it’s time we started redefining what makes a ski town

On snow as in life, it’s important not to look like a bozo, and for new skiers, handling long, clunky boards is the original challenge. Ignore the hecklers—there’s more than one way to do it right. 

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