Louis Olson

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Why You Should Earn Your Turns This Winter

For many, skiing, snowboarding and hiking are separate activities that don’t overlap much — unless you are hiking up the roughly 400-foot route to …

Skiing

Which is better: skiing or snowboarding?

As GB Park & Pipe athletes Katie Summerhayes, a skier, and Jamie Nicholls, a snowboarder, argue which discipline is cooler, we try and settle the ancient debate ourselves<p>Ever since we started sliding down mountains attached to bits of wood (or, more recently, bits of plastic with wood/carbon/basalt …

5 Reasons Why You Should Go Ski Copper Mountain Now

It may be early in the ski season, but that doesn't mean you don't have your choice of ski areas in Colorado; at least <b>six resorts</b> are open within a two-hour drive from Denver. If you're looking to make some turns along the I-70 corridor in the next few weeks, we recommend heading to Copper …

Canada 150 proved to be a big draw for tourism coast to coast

FREDERICTON — Canada celebrated its 150th birthday in 2017 but it was the tourism industry that got to collect the presents.<p>Tourism operators from …

9 Best Ski Destinations in Canada

Sun Peaks, located near Kamloops in British Columbia is the third largest ski area in British Columbia with over 3,600 acres of skiable terrain. Just …

The World's Best Ski Resorts For 2015

Austrian ski resort Kitzbuehel has dethroned France's Val Thorens to be named the world's best ski resort 2015.<p>At the third annual World Ski Awards, …

Ski Resort Guide 2016: Best Terrain Parks

When you (or your kids) want to get your jib on, here's a list of the resorts with the best terrain parks in North America.<p>Author:<p>SkiMag.com …

The 10 greatest German Alpine ski resorts

There's no getting away from the fact that the other Alpine countries - Austria, Switzerland, France and Italy - have higher mountains and longer …

Kashmir: Heli-Skiing in ‘The Most Dangerous Place in the World’

Gulmarg, India – Groggy from the long flight and interminable wait at the baggage carousel, we stepped outside the airport into the steamy, sweaty, …

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The Best Ski Resorts in the East

Don't sleep on the East: you don't have to get on a plane for good vibes and bad-ass terrain.<p>Bretton Woods<p>Bretton Woods, New Hampshire<p><b>Vertical Rise:</b> 1,500 feet<b><br>Acres of Terrain:</b> 464<b><br>Average Snowfall:</b> 200 inches <br>Across from Mount Washington in what meteorologists call an upslope snowbelt, Bretton …

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The best Black Friday mountain bike deals 2017 - MBR

How to bag a Black Friday bargain<p>It’s nearly over but don’t let the best Black Friday mountain bike deals slip away from you. We’ve added a whole …

23 things to be thankful for in the world of mountain biking - MBR

Happy Thanksgiving<p>The world of mountain biking can seem pretty depressing at times – we’re constantly bombarded with new standards, expensive parts …

The best mountain bike energy bars - MBR

No berm bonking<p>If you’re only heading out for an hour’s spin then you don’t need to refuel — you should have enough stored energy to comfortably last …

America’s 20 Best Mountain Bike Towns

To foster authentic bike culture, a town needs more than just high quality trails. These 20 mountain bike hamlets around the country (in no particular order) offer bucket-list rides, new trail development, a variety of outdoor recreation, and a fun, bike-friendly vibe. Bike on.

Adventure Travel

Border Country: New Mexico's Organ Mountains

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>1033<p>1K<p>SHARES<p>I used to say it wasn’t real bushwhacking until you put your helmet on. During my second day of …

A tumor stole every memory I had. This is what happened when it all came back

My brain tumor introduced itself to me on a grainy MRI, in the summer of 2009, when I was 28 years old.<p>It had been with me from the day I was born. Tumors like mine develop in utero. They are usually discovered in children, but no one could tell me why mine had only been found once I was an adult. …

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Gee Atherton Nails Insane MTB Track In Hair-Raising Video

If you take heart medication, be sure to have it on hand before watching this video.<p>Red Bull Hardline was designed to show off the skills of the …

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Witness the Evolution of the Mountain Bike

The modern mountain bike and rider have advanced to new heights — as Darren Berrecloth demonstrates.<p>Darren Berrecloth almost single-handedly changed …