The professional skier and activist on her most beloved spots in and out of bounds
A ski weekend doesn't have to involve spending hundreds of dollars a night on a fancy slopeside resort. These hostels offer cozy accommodations close to some of North America's best skiing.
John Clendenin, hailed as the greatest instructor in the U.S., has some unexpected advice for skiers: forget style, practice a four-word mantra, and get to know your feet
Book a room and score perks, like a stargazing kit, bike-park access, or a hiking guidebook
Ski season is far from over. Here's how to squeeze in one more epic trip without breaking the bank.
We asked. They told. In-the-know locals divulge their secret powder lines, après breweries, and hidden hot springs.
You don't have to be an Olympic-caliber athlete to ski with one
Avoid the Northeast's traffic-clogged roads and get out on foot or bike at these lesser-known leaf-peeping destinations
Twenty-two years after its founding, the e-retailer will start making in-house outdoor apparel and gear, as well as collaborating with a few select brands, like Flylow and Black Diamond, on co-branded product
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?
The decorated skier talks productivity and good habits as he prepares to defend his gold medal in Pyeongchang and enters his 12th year running his eyewear company
Make the most of the season with strategies from pros, killer deals on passes, and skier-friendly hotels
Utah-based Mountain Hub is out to crowdsource backcountry safety
The places you'll never be able to afford and the ones so welcoming, you can move in tomorrow
Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that Canyons is now part of Park City, and a new gondola connects the two ski areas, making it the single largest resort in the country—7,300 acres, but who’s counting?—and Deer Valley is still here, too.
Your guide to North America's best skiing. Inbounds and out.
Five mountain towns where the skiing and riding are matched by equally entertaining off-the-slopes escapades.
Changes, and lots of them, including an uptick in skier visits to Utah, cheaper season passes state-wide, and an increased likelihood that all the Wasatch-area resorts will soon be connected.
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Sure it's expensive, but Park City boasts friendly residents, easy access to great skiing, and plenty of culture.
Our picks for the resort town cuisine in four destinations.
Globe-trotters: we've got you covered. Our 2012 Travel Awards honor the best destinations on seven continents—everything from idyllic beach escapes to camping safaris in Kenya to a mountain-bike expedition in Tibet. Plus: Outside-endorsed outfitters, adventure insurance, and more.
Twelve hot tips that, if followed closely, guarantee an epic ski season.
From billiards to big air competitionsdowntownthese four ski towns have the best nightlife.
Winter weekends are short and darkwhich means you need to be fast and smart. Beat the blues with one of these surprisingly affordable escapes.
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…
My dad always said the family that skis together...spends a helluva lot of dough. Here are some ways to trim the fat.
Six downhill ski escapes with no crowds or chairliftsand no hiking
On January 17, Hollywood hotshots and thousands of movie fans will invade the Wasatch Front for 11 days of movies and partying at the Sundance Film Festival. Get your cinematic thrills, then ditch the glitz and experience the real star: Park City’s adventure playground.
Six new ski lodges for serious relaxation
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 resortsit averages 500 inchesbut its flakes are also lighter and drier. Maybe that’s why nearly 80 percent of…
Forget après ski. Three January film festivals are redefining post-powder entertainment. Head to Park City, Utah, or Nevada City, California, for the winters coolest mountain town film festivals, where you can play outside by day and catch top film premieres by night.
Five boutique ski hotels that take the "lodge" out of winter lodging
The Ski Junkie's guide to the sickest skiing and hottest cold-weather happenings this winter
WHEN OLYMPIC ORGANIZERS reintroduced the old-school sport of skeleton at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games, after a 54-year hiatus, they had a hit. Skeleton, which sends competitors headfirst down icy tracks at up to 80 miles per hour, is the “moonshine of winter thrills,” as American gold-medal winner Jim…
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
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.
Want instant access to the Big Outdoorstrails, rivers, wild shores, just minutes from homewithout compromising your livelihood? Then check out these ten towns on the verge of paradise, where you don't have to ditch it all to have it all.