Skiing

Skiing

By Nick Belcaster and Evan Skoczenski If you parked in the Heather Meadows lot of Mt. Baker this winter you may have picked out a...

  By Oliver Lazenby Longtime Mt. Baker Ski Area patroller Randy Hook undoubtedly altered many lives before he died of a heart attack on the slopes...

By Pat Grubb Everyone knows about Whistler Blackcomb, the mega-resort 90 minutes north of Vancouver. Huge advertising budgets and vast media coverage has ensured top...

In theory, these airbags will keep the skier’s body near the surface of a moving avalanche, allowing for an easier rescue. Before making any purchasing decisions, you must look at the advantages and disadvantages of three main aspects of this system.

A few turns off the summit, the author stopped to wait for his partner. The pair never found out what went wrong. By Ben Whitney A knot...

By Pat Grubb The ultimate "cheap for the deep" deal John at Glacier Ski Shop is offering a great package – 122 mm wide Fischer Big...

By Nick Belcaster Stepping on the board for the first time felt uncertain and foreign. With little sidecut, let alone edges, and foam deck padding...

Reflecting on a recovering but endangered landscape while following grizzly tracks up a remote peak By Michelle Tanz My skis glided on the consolidated spring snowpack....

Snowboarding's asymmetry can extract a physical toll. If you let it. By Luca Williams My mother grew up in a small town in the mountainous region...

Mark Cionek is a program coordinator and guide for the American Alpine Institute who has logged over 100 Mt. Rainier summits, climbed Denali and Aconcagua multiple times, and been, in general, an alpine badass all over the world...