Why visiting Mammoth Lakes will make you happier, less stressed, and more creative
(No, not that kind of baking)
Shred the concrete jungle
Most CrossFit affiliates across the country welcome out-of-towners who want to take part in the workout of the day—or WOD—making any vacation into a possible CrossFit vacation. But if you’re looking for a trip that specifically caters to people who like to spend their free time doing burpees, snatches, ring…
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My college roommates and I are planning a last-minute spring break ski trip, but we don’t know where to go yet. Which resort has the après ski scene for the college or post-college crowd? It has to be somewhere in North America, preferably out West.
Runner Up: Best for Road Running
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.
The Ski Junkie's guide to the sickest skiing and hottest cold-weather happenings this winter
Deer Valley, Utah; Whistler, British Columbia
With more and more A-list resorts offering up fractional ownership opportunities, living the dream on some of your favorite powder grounds and being pampered like a rock star is becoming a reality
Dispatches Special: 2006 Ski and Snowboard Report
Our big roundup of supercool North American ski hills serves up 20 rides of your life—and tells you where to kick back in style
Need a daily powder fix? Chase epic snow through the calendar with our guide to the best places to ski and snowboard each month.
Most families plan one big blowout vacation each summer—which still leaves a lot of summer left to enjoy. Our advice: Think weekends. Our seven getaways are active enough to keep older kids entertained, yet won’t be daunting for the younger ones. And they’re close to major cities, so you won’t…
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.