Skiing

Bend: Where You Should Be Right Now

Mt. Bachelor in Bend, Ore., as seen in May 2017. (All photos: FBD)<p>You should be in Bend. Bend, Oregon. Right now.<p>For all of my “shallow readers” in …

Cross-country Skiing

Skiing Into the Storm, Against All Reason

It’s snowing. Daylight is hardly ever brighter than dawn. The overcast sky is the color of ashes, which exaggerates the deep greens, blacks, and …

You Might Be A Jaded Local If......

<i>Image: Last Chair crew</i><p>You Might Be A Jaded Local If……<p>– You only ski off one and only one chairlift.<p>– You think anyone who passes you on a traverse is …

Ski Resorts

How to Build a Family Ski Dynasty

<i>“A Mother’s Nature” was first published in our December 2016 (45.4) issue of POWDER. This excerpt is one of a five-part series that pays tribute to</i> …

Oakley x Snowboarder Superpark 21: Follow-Cam Mini Movie

The Oakley crew came to Superpark 21 at Mammoth Mountain in full force. Participating in the invite-only sessions and constantly lapping under the …

Snowboarding

2017 Beer Guide: Higher Test

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 …

This New Company Is Using Recycled Materials to Make Great Shoes

I knew a few people in college who didn’t wear shoes. This was Bellingham, Washington—the days were typically gray, wet, and cold. I appreciated …

Shoes

Arapahoe Basin staying open for bonus weekend thanks to “tremendous storm”

Arapahoe Basin announced Tuesday that it will extend its season by a week to June 11 — for a “bonus” weekend — thanks to last week’s “tremendous …

Ski Resorts

Yosemite access from Tioga Pass may not be clear until July as crews inch forward

Plowing a road that cuts through the high Sierra after a record year for snowfall is no easy task in Yosemite National Park. Crews are working hard on clearing Tioga Road, the main artery that connects Yosemite Valley with Highway 395 in the eastern part of the Sierra.<p>"At some of the deepest areas …

Weather

Brendan Barry’s Mission Ridge x DWD Video

There was a gang of cameras and a grip of edits that came out of <b>DWD’s weekend at Mission Ridge.</b> The latest one to show up, and perhaps last one is …

Snowboarding

Perisher awaits govt review for changes

A NSW government review that's expected to be handed down in October holds the key to major expansion plans for Australia's biggest ski resort, …

A Maniacal Spring Session with RK1 at Hovden

While filming for TransWorld’s video <i>Insight</i> last year, the RK1 crew, <b>Stale Sandbech, Alek Østreng, and Len Roald Jørgensen</b> had an absolutely maniacal …

Snowboarding

Mountain Skills: Essential Education

Bridget Grove studies up in Keith’s Hut near Pemberton, B.C. [Photo] Garrett Grove<p>The list of skills and knowledge needed to get into the mountains …

Aspen Mountain to Open For Memorial Day Weekend

<i>ASPEN SNOWMASS, Colo.—May 22, 2017</i>—Due to recent winter storms that dropped 18 inches of new snow in the past week, Aspen Mountain will open for …

Snowboarding

Watch the moment a skier falls 60ft down a crevasse and becomes trapped beneath a glacier

When British skier Jamie Mullner set off down a glacier in the Swiss Alps last December the last thing he could have wanted is to end up trapped 60ft (almost 20 metres) beneath it – but Mother Nature has funny ways of surprising us, and that’s exactly what happened as he hit a crack in the surface …

Swiss Alps

Noon at Loon – 12:03 PM

One last breath out of Loon Mountain. The final installment of this season’s <i>NOONatLOON</i> features Marcus Rand, Brendon Rego, Zack Normandin, Jed Sky, …

Snowboarding

The best co-working spaces for adventurers

For the past half decade, co-working spaces have changed the way we approach the workday, offering independent contractors, creatives and small …

Ski Resorts

Swix Manager and Denver Alum: 'College Skiing is a Great Opportunity'

The Denver University Ski Team with its NCAA Championship trophy won at Dartmouth in 1964, at the Logan Airport before flying back West. Front row on …

Cross-country Skiing

How to Make the Most of It

PHOTO: Adam Clark <i><br>This interview was first published in the February 2017 (45.6) issue of POWDER. Subscribe here.</i><p>The daughter of a Swiss mountain …

Finnish Cross-Country national teams nominations - FIS-SKI

The Finnish Ski Association has nominated national teams for the 2017/18 season. There are 20 skiers in the Cross-Country teams. Reijo Jylhä …

Cross-country Skiing

Two Trick Ski World Records Set Behind the Record-Setting Ski Nautique 200

<b>Orlando, FL (May 21­, 2017)</b> – Two trick ski World Records were set yesterday behind the record-breaking Ski Nautique 200 by Nautique athletes …

Waterskiing

SIA to be Acquired by Emerald Expositions for $16.7 Million

<b>SIA Snow Show</b> will be acquired by <b>Emerald Expositions</b> for $16.7 million. Emerald Expositions is the parent company of tradeshows that include <b>Outdoor</b> …

Snowboarding

Chongli wants to outgrow its reputation as a winter playground

A winter resort is trying to be a year-round getaway for visitors. Situated in Hebei province's Chongli area, the Fulong Four Seasons Town was a hit …

Ski Resorts

How To Store Skis: A Practical Guide

Your skis might be able to cope with ripping around the mountain throughout the winter, but what happens when they are left in the attic for the …

Hacking

Heaven or Hell – Freedawgersonly Spring in Tahoe

Is it heaven because the sun is out, the snow is soft, and the parks are prime? Or is it hell because the season is over or just about at most …

Snowboarding

Benchpress The Movie – Full Movie

In sports, not a lot of good happens on the bench, being stuck on the sidelines is not fun. Give a snowboarder a bench, and the entire community …

Snowboarding

Riksgränsen Banked Slalom 2017 – Video Recap

Reclaiming the carve at the 2017 <b>Riksgränsen Banked Slalom.</b> Results are below and the video is above. Head over here for more on the race.<p>Junior Women …

Snowboarding

Endless winter? California ski resorts plan to keep slopes open this summer

Californians, blessed with the natural resources to ski and surf in the same day, may be able do both deep into summer for the first time in years.<p>One of the wettest winters in decades has stretched the season for most California and Nevada ski resorts by up to two months, helping them regain …

Lake Tahoe

Spring Storm Dumps Late Season Pow

Winter 2017 just doesn’t want to quit. It’s already been one of the best seasons in recent memory with places like Tahoe, Mammoth, the PNW, Colorado, …

Snowboarding

Colorado schools close as residents enjoy mid-May snow day

On Thursday, we reported on the fact that skiers and snowboarders at the Arapahoe Basin ski area in Colorado got to enjoy a mid-May powder day after …

Ski Resorts