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2018 was one of the driest seasons on record. How many resorts can survive another like it?

How to fill nearly every weekend this summer with nearly every genre of music

After a day spent outside, there's nothing better than a superbly placed hot tub

Now that we know which mountains are on the Ikon and how much it costs, we wanted to figure out: Which is a better deal for skiers?

Aspen Ski Co’s vice president of sustainability on embracing change—and density—in our remote, idealized hamlets

In the final installment of Stio’s A San Juan Story, skier and narrator Oliver Sutro takes us through his process of leaving Telluride which involves skiing all his bucket list lines. 

From Stio, A San Juan Story follows a crew young skiers as they explore the endless opportunities surrounding the ski mecca of Telluride. 

A growing number of outfitters are offering options for adaptive athletes

The iconic film festival has quite the spread this year, from a Nepalese man who gathers poisonous honey on high cliffs to a couple of pro climbers tandem-riding a scooter in an ode to 'Dumb and Dumber'

Bob Kingsley runs a luxury backcountry hut in the San Juans. Yes, it gets lonely—but he wouldn't want to live anywhere else.

Matthias Giraud is a pioneer in the world of extreme ski BASE jumping.

Because you can have it all. Bring your favorite traveling companion to the slopes and everyone will be happy.

It's a long story involving snow gods, the director's next film, and big money for the ski town. Take a seat.

Challenge your abilities with these iconic runs through the wilds of America.

Don't spend snow season carving the same old turns on your local ski slope. We present nine fresh winter activities, from ice climbing in Iceland to winter camping in Telluride.

Tom Chapman's cunning real estate deals have made him a lightning rod in the battle over property rights in the wildlands of the West. Is he gaming the system or just playing smarter than everyone else?

With La Niña back and the East Coast on a five-year blizzard streak, we devised the ultimate ski calendar to help you and your family take advantage. From a boot-deep New England Thanksgiving through spring-break corn snow in the Southwest, the outlook is decidedly epic.

Twelve hot tips that, if followed closely, guarantee an epic ski season.

From couloir skiing to punchy chutes, the terrain at these resorts will keep you on your toes.

UP-AND-COMER The Sundance set will rejoice over the fact that The Canyons, a once unknown Park City resort, now hosts a Waldorf Astoria, complete with a slick new Spruce Restaurant from celeb chef Mark Sullivan. Avoid the glitz by hitting the steep, open glades off the Ninety-Nine…

Here are six ways you can change the world.

Nothing beats a great live show, especially when you’re enjoying it under the sun or the stars. Presenting the 15 best outdoor music festivals in North America. Because summer is the time to play the field. Sasquatch! Bonnaroo The Roots Picnic Telluride Bluegrass…

For 25 years, Shaun Palmer has dominated everything from the snowboard halfpipe to mountain-bike downhills—and earned his reputation as action sports' foul-mouthed bad boy. Now 40, he's cleaned up his act for a run at Olympic gold. Will he find redemption, or die trying?

You could mope about the economy. Or you could go play in the snow, and then thaw out in comfort. Our guide to the best winter adventure lodges in North America. Nita Lake Lodge Nita Lake Lodge         Nordic Pine Flagstaff Lake Hut, Carrabassett Valley, Maine Winter…

The goal: To rank the continent's top ski destinations. The deciding factors: Snow quality and terrain. The judge: Marc Peruzzi, intrepid Colorado-based ski reporter, former Outside staffer, and editor of Skiing magazine, 2003-2008.

PORTSMOUTH ISLAND, NORTH CAROLINA – On a weekend last summer, while the rest of the beachgoing world descended upon overrun sand traps like Nags Head and Virginia Beach, I took a 4×4 and a shortboard and made for Portsmouth Island. There are a few selling points to this skinny, 18-mile-long…

The Classic Powder Skiing Once you experience Alta's powder, you too will be an Altaholic ALTA SKI AREA, Utah: Not only does Alta get twice as much snow as less blessed resorts—it averages 500 inches—but its flakes are also lighter and drier. Maybe that’s why nearly 80 percent of…

Go farther faster, stay out all day, and don't carry a thing (except your credit card) on these five perfect, three-day hiking and biking adventures

The Ski Junkie's guide to the sickest skiing and hottest cold-weather happenings this winter

If your big-day fantasies include a crescent beach or a mountain vista, you're part of the hottest trend in nuptial bliss: destination weddings

Three months of pure freedom. You're loving it—and we are, too. From big water to big walls, from oyster stands to dune shacks, fifty-one sunny ways to dive in when the mercury rises.

On and off the Slopes at Ten Top Ski Areas

Need a daily powder fix? Chase epic snow through the calendar with our guide to the best places to ski and snowboard each month.

Ski resorts that give you the best of both worlds

North American resorts have expanded boundaries, opened gates, and liberated skiers to revel in ungroomed wildness. Our guide to the great stuff you won't find on the trail map.

In the gentrifying mountain village of Telluride, a band of local adventure addicts is preaching the gospel of neo-hippie purity in an upstart 'zine called Mountainfreak. Can these goddess-worshipping ski bums stay true to their vert' and manage to run a business at the same time?