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The ultimate ski bucket list: the top things do on a ski holiday before you die

From indulging in the finest cheese fondue money can buy to a week pigging out on powder in a Canadian heli lodge, we’ve put together the ultimate snow-sports bucket list, so you don’t have to. Here's our pick of the best must-do experiences.<p>1. Brave the Hahnenkamm downhill course<p>The weekend of …

Ski Maintenance: Time For A Tune Up

The snow is starting to fall in the mountains and with some resorts opening in just a few short weeks, it is time to get your skis ready. While you …

Skiing

Skier Jon Olsson Gives His Huracan The Snow Camo Widebody Treatment

Yet another of Jon Olsson's supercars gets the signature customization.<p>Ski racer Jon Olsson is not a normal human being. He does not have a normal life, he does not have a normal job, and he does not drive normal cars. The successful freeskier's wild profession has bled into his vehicular life, and …

Sports Cars

A New Mega Resort Is Coming to BC

Even at 70-something years old, wind crust had nothing on Oberto Oberti. The diminutive Italian-Canadian banked turns through shin-deep snow with a …

Skiing

The Rob Heule Interview

<i>Rob Heule is one of the nicest guys in skiing. It's incredibly rare to find anyone with a bad word to say about him. I met him for the first time in</i> …

Time I

Remembering Caleb Baukol

<i>Marquee Image: Caleb Baukol, right, believed in the power of skiing and community and welcomed all walks of life into his Ketchum shop. PHOTO: Tal</i> …

Charisma

Daily Hive

It’s a story as old as the ski hills – skiers vs. snowboarders. And there’s an archive video doing the rounds on YouTube to prove it.<p>The video …

Skiing

The 10 best Canadian ski resorts

With plentiful snowfall, generally quiet slopes, spacious lodgings and a warm welcome, Canada has huge ­attractions for skiers and snowboarders. Piste grooming is great, and anyone going off-piste can safely do so without a guide ­because, unlike in Europe, everywhere within the ski-area boundary, …

Skier dies after avalanche sweeps him off cliff on Mount Victoria in Banff National Park

An experienced skier has died after being swept off a cliff by an avalanche on Mount Victoria in Banff National Park.<p>Around 10 a.m. Sunday, officials …

Adventure Travel

10 of the best ski resort festivals for 2016-17

RISE Festival, 10-17 December 2016<p>Les Deux Alpes, France<p>RISE Festival promises to be a bassy mix of live bands and DJ sets at both indoor and outdoor …

Skiing
Skiing

What the hell is going on at K2? Seth Morrison cut from the team.

Seth Morrison and K2 have parted ways after 24 years. That in itself is mammoth industry news. But set against industry background and rumour, the …

Winter Sports

Level 1 'Pleasure' Premiere - Behind The Scenes

Level 1 premieres never disappoint. If you've been to one in the past you'll know how incredible the atmosphere is in the theater. Skiers packed …

Extreme Sports

Can ski lessons really transform lazy technique?

Do you feel like you don’t know how to ski any more, or is it just me?” asked Chris, an extremely competent skier in his 50s, as we sat in comfy armchairs while nursing a glass of wine by the fire. I nodded grimly but said nothing, like a stoical war veteran who simply can’t bear to relive the …

Love or Hate It, Uphill Skiing Will Be Big This Winter

If you’re not familiar with the concept of uphill skiing, it probably sounds at the very least like an oxymoron, or at most, pure torture—the kind of …

Skiing

Armada Zero: The Exclusive Collection

In the last few days, Armada have quietly released a collection of three skis and and some very special apparel called Zero. The products represent …

Skiing

The US and Russia have quietly reached their biggest chill in relations since the Cold War

That was only the start of a long week — one that saw the two countries entering their lowest point in relations since the end of the Cold War.<p>After reports emerged last Tuesday that the US was considering launching airstrikes on the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russia deployed …

Cyber-attacks

ISIS demolishes Assyrian church in culture-rich Nineveh, Iraq

Islamic State has demolished an Assyrian church in Karmlis, a town outside Mosul, Iraq. The group used multiple charges inside the building, which …