Skiing

Good Wood Board Test Sneak Peak 2018

What comes to mind when you think of Good Wood? For the past 19 years, we’ve conducted the most comprehensive snowboard test on the planet, and have …

Snowboarding

This Minnesota ski resort is giving skiers fun all year round with artificial turf

Buck Hill Ski Resort in Burnsville, Minnesota is providing fun all year round with the help of these plastic mats. They are made by a company called Neveplast. The brush-like material is slippery like snow which allows you to do virtually everything you would do on a snowy mountain.

Ski Resorts

Interns for SNOWBOARDER Needed

Do you want to learn how to do a dab while snowboarding? Or just how to write emotionally compelling snowboarding articles on a daily basis? Creative …

Snowboarding

The Sierra snowpack is massive, and melting fast

The barrage of storms that pounded the Sierra Nevada this winter and spring added up to a snowpack that's massive.<p>Amid a major heat wave all of that snow is now melting — and fast.<p>How fast?<p>One way to quantify the speed of the melt is by measuring the runoff, the rate at which water is flowing down …

Drought

Nitro BOOM – Behind The Scenes in Idaho

There is plenty of depth behind every trip. While the <b>Nitro</b> team was filming for <b>BOOM</b>, they sent it out to McCall, Idaho, in search of some deep snow …

Snowboarding

Inside the world's first ski-in/ski-out treehouse

Treehouses

Lick The Cat – Graduation

As we go on, we remember, all the times <b>Lick The Cat</b> had together. Don’t let that phrase lead you to believe that LTC is done. <i>Graduation</i> is just the …

Snowboarding

Josh Jespersen sets new Colorado 14er speed record

In 1991, Lou Dawson, of Wild Snow fame, became the first person to ski all of Colorado’s 14ers over a period of 13 years. As of May 21, …

Winter Sports

Summer skiers suit up in swimsuits and hit the snowy slopes

Summer is officially here. And while it's hard to imagine given the latest heat wave, if you make the trip to up to the Mammoth Lakes area, you'll …

Ski Resorts

Olympics: NBC monitors Korea tensions as it preps for Winter Games

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. broadcaster NBC is monitoring the security situation on the Korean Peninsula and so far does not expect to change its plans to send a more than 2,000-person workforce to the Winter Games in South Korea, NBC Olympics president Gary Zenkel said in an interview on …

North Korea

Jet ski nearly runs over surfer in extremely close call in Australia

The surf on the Gold Coast of Australia has been pretty good this week. Which has led to lineups being flooded with surfers, and in this case with a …

Jet Skis

A Local's Guide to Mountain Biking at Sun Peaks, BC

Grassy meadows, mountain lakes and some of the most technical riding in B.C. make Sun Peaks Resort a mountain biker’s paradise. From mid-June to …

Mountain Biking

Vermont Ski Area Going for $950,000

PHOTO: Doug Kerr<p>Vermont’s Maple Valley Ski Area, closed since 2000, is listed for sale for $950,000 and looking for a hero to pluck her from the …

Can Tiny Homes Solve Aspen’s Housing Crisis?

In the midst of an all time affordable housing crisis that threatens to alter its identity and viability, Aspen, where the average single family home …

Housing

The Navy SEAL Who Snagged One of Skiing’s Most Legendary Records

The morning of May 21 was cold and clear in central Colorado’s Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness, just east of Aspen. Around 9 a.m., ex-Navy SEAL Josh Jespersen summited the jagged, exposed 14,130-foot Capitol Peak. Having set out on a splitboard six hours earlier, Jespersen was tired, hungry, and …

6 Places You Can Camp and Ride This Summer

<i>Main image:</i> Erik Hoffman<p>There’s nothing quite like waking up in the wild, wiping sleep from your eyes and shaking off the sickly, sweet smell of last …

Snowboarding

Future Ski and Snowboard Olympians to Qualify at Dew Tour Breckenridge 2017

This December, the best snowboarders and skiers in the world will once more line up atop the mountain in Breckenridge, Colorado, for a chance to …

Extreme Sports

Winklematten is a Swiss Beverly Hills, Tucked Inside of Zermatt

By Danny Frith Jun. 21st, 2017<p>Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com<p>Within Zermatt’s boundaries you’ll find the pretty little hamlet of Winklematten. …

Beverly Hills

Gear Guide: The High Tech Wearables for Skiing

Photo: © mRGB/Shutterstock.<p><b>Ceri Tinley is the Managing Director and co-founder of Consensio – the luxury ski chalet operator renowned for its</b> …

Camping

Wednesday Workout: Redefining Endurance with Joe Howdyshell

Summit Endurance Academy coach/owner Joe Howdyshell getting vertical with his skinny skis. (Photo: Climbbetty.com)<p><i>You name it and Joe Howdyshell,</i> …

Skimountaineering

Zak Hale’s Summer Snowboarding Edit

Wet your whistle on the latest leak from <b>Lick The Cat</b>. Coming off the <i>Graduation</i> edit from earlier this month, as well as an insane part in Videograss’</i> …

Snowboarding

Photos: Bikinis And Shorts Abound As Summer Skiers Take Mammoth

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Electric Daisy Carnival

Toni Kerkelä – Insight Full Part

<b>Toni Kerkelä</b> has a rock solid full part in TransWorld SNOWboarding’s <i>Insight</i> movie, and lucky enough for all of us, it’s been poached and put on the …

Snowboarding

Throwback Thursday: Forest Bailey Full Part – Nation

It is almost the end of the week, so here is an ender part. This week’s Throwback Thursday video part is <b>Forest Bailey</b>‘s full part from <i>Nation</i>. He …

Snowboarding

Hop to It: Your favorite flower, explained

Some things just go together, like dive bars and ski bums, spring days and one-piece ski suits. We’ve applied that philosophy to this year’s Beer …

Winter Sports

9 Icebreakers For Riding the Lift Single

Everyone knows what they’re supposed to do when they join a group on a chairlift as a single rider: engage in jocular bonhomie with their fellow …

Skiers hit the slopes in bikini tops as California's endless winter endures a heat wave

Skiers in bikini tops are showing up on California mountain slopes that could remain open into August. Hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail must cross miles of deep snowfields that should have melted a month ago, some of them scrambling for their lives in the icy water of raging mountain streams.<p>For …

Ski Resorts

Climate Study Suggests Skiing Is On a Short Leash

In just 70 years, the ski season will be markedly shorter, no matter what happens in the near future.<p>Subsequently, revenue from ticket sales alone …

Climate Change

Toyota Partners With U.S. Ski & Snowboard

Toyota has signed on as the official automotive and mobility partner of United States Ski & Snowboard. The two organizations worked together last …

Snowboarding

Summit County questions Vail Resorts’ commitment to workforce housing

Summit County officials are questioning Vail Resorts’ commitment to building workforce housing after the resort company declined to pay $150,000 to …

Ski Resorts