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Japan: the cure for powder panic

In Japan, there's no need to rush to the slopes and throw elbows to get the goods. Baker locals Grant Gunderson, Adam Ü and Rene Crawshaw show us how it's done.

A snowbridge too far

The Watson Traverse is a classic backcountry adventure over the summit of Mt. Baker, with a harrowing quandry on the far side: to send, or not to send, the Park Headwall and its tenuous bergschrund?

Slacklining for snowsports

Slacklining is a great way to improve balance for skiing and snowboarding. It's also a lot of fun on its own.

When all else fails

Step-by-step quick reference for avalanche companion rescue

Winter stoke

Winter is coming.

American Alps

Jason Hummel and Kyle Miller complete the fabled American Alps Traverse on skis and splitboard in the North Cascades.

Flowing down the mountain

Flowing down the mountain By Ian Ferguson Photo by Patrick O'Neil John Adams, co-owner of Glacier Ski Shop, is pretty easy to pick out on the ski...

Bonnington Traverse

Bonnington Traverse Hut-to-hut skiing in B.C.’s southern interior Story and photos by Cory Tarilton In B.C.’s southern interior south of Nelson, the Bonnington Range holds rewards for...

Staying Afloat: Avalanche airbags and you

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.

Dream home on wheels

A small idea about a tiny house has turned into a grand adventure.