You probably don’t need new skis. Unless you really do. Here's how you'll know.
Our editor has tips for staying warm—but not too toasty
You’ll have a new challenge and it will give you a new way to see your local hill
The all-new Salomon QST Echo 106 is a lighter weight QST 106 designed for uphill slogs and downhill joy rides
Ready or not, BOA is coming to a downhill ski boot near you
16 tester favorites for the 2023 season
Ask yourself these key questions to choose the right ski shell for you
The Rustler and Sheeva have been top-performing skis for years, but Blizzard is updating them anyway. We went to the company’s factory in Austria to find out why.
Zoe Gates went winter backpacking with guide Eric Larsen, and learned valuable lessons on cold-weather gear, nutrition, navigation, and survival
Winter backpacking doesn't have to be about suffering. For cheerful cold-weather trips, we can learn something from the Danes
These items make it easy to get out before work for some much-needed, quiet contemplation.
Need the nuclear option for staying warm this winter? Reach for one of these five ultra-cozy winter essentials.
Almost every part of Salomon’s high-performance S/Pro Alpha series is completely customizable
See clearly when it’s cloudy, sunny, or snowy
Get more laughs with your laps with these five strategies for having more fun on the slopes
When these skiers crack an après-ski beer, they're surprised to learn the flavorful beers are actually non-alcoholic
Tips from a used-gear professional on how to buy a solid setup
This winter-sport accessories brand’s innovations stem from deep ties to the outdoor community
This is your chance to win a trip of a lifetime and a sweet haul of adventure-ready gear
Stay warm, stay hydrated, and explore the season’s top national parks
In March, our team of testers headed to Sun Valley, Idaho, to test out over 150 pairs of skis from every major brand in the industry
From shredding powder to climbing ice, these top packs keep your gear secure and dry
From insulated pants to no-nonsense bibs, we have the rugged bottoms you’re looking for right here
Six testers spent three months checking out the coolest new airbag tech to hit the market. Spoiler: it lives up to the hype.
Having the proper equipment is the best way to stay prepared in an emergency—and to help you prevent one
We can’t guarantee you’ll ride just like Barrett Christy, but this snowboard might get you a little bit closer
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
From freestyle to freeride, these snowboards put fun first
From lightweight racers to all-day trekkers to deep-powder plowers, there’s something for everyone
These skis make tackling firm snow and narrower trails a heck of a lot easier
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
We rallied 441 testers and 1,300 products across every category of winter gear. After more than 7,500 miles and 830,000 vertical feet, we landed on 500 pieces that stood out for skiing, snowboarding, running, climbing, hiking, and more.
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
This forgiving and energetic all-mountain ski is ideal for those looking to gain confidence off the groomed
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
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
If you’re looking for a a no-nonsense frontside ski that excels in crud, look no further
These playful planks were designed for skiers of the mountain west
It’s like the Enforcer, but way more fun
These traditional women's downhill ski boots are built for ladies who charge the resort
These wide, rockered planks will help you milk those powder days for all their worth
Featuring a slim waist and lightweight construction, this backcountry ski is for those who need quick sticks to tackle big, technical terrain
This year’s most forgiving powder ski is also a ton of fun
Our favorite backcountry skis of the year aren’t just lightweight skis that power up the skintrack. They’re bonafide downhill performers.
If you’re a carver girl at heart but need something a little wider underfoot, the Ripstick 94 W is your compromise
An easy-skiing option for all levels, especially newer or casual skiers
This year’s best wide all-mountain ski is a tried and true performer
Looking for goggs with magnetic lens change systems, UV protection, and color-boosting contrast? Look no further.
If speed is your friend, this ski belongs in your quiver
If you like to carve even when you have wide planks underfoot, this is your ski
For soft snow and deep days, reach for these playful planks
This easy-going ride will follow you wherever you go, as long as it’s on edge
We put 26 all-mountain wide skis to the test. These 14 are the best of the best.
We give you the most versatile and responsive wide all-mountain ride of the year
Looking for the perfect backcountry ski for deep days and big missions? Start here.
A ski made for the playful pow slasher
If you’re a dedicated resort skier looking for ski boots that are all about downhill performance, start here