Skiing

Bjorn Leines – Insight Full Part

Bjorn Leines has been filming video parts for as long as—or longer than— many of Insight’s riders have been alive. He’s had one of the most …

Snowboarding

Adventuremobiles: Scotty Wittlake’s Rust Bunny

<i>Words: Taylor Boyd</i><p><i>Photos: Taylor Boyd, unless noted</i><p>For the next two or three years, Scotty Wittlake, with his wife, Marissa, and their cat, Fang, …

Snowboarding

Going Skiing? Tear Up the Mountain with Portable, Power-Packed Bites

By Allison Milam<p>Hitting the mountain this season? Getting ready for a day of skiing or snowboarding can be more grueling and time-consuming than the …

Giada De Laurentiis

In awe of Åre, the Swedish ski resort now reached by budget flights

New flights to western Sweden make it easier to try out the friendly ski resort of Åre, which, our writer discovers, has plenty of non-piste activities too<p>One of the more curious visual illusions you can experience goes like this. Stand at the top of a hill covered in snow. You are wearing warm, …

Ski Resorts

Westside Snow Report 1-22-17

<b>By Greg Whittaker</b> <i><br>Mountain to Sound Outfitters</i>As winter kicks into full gear, people are coming into the shop daily getting ready for their first …

Weather

Ryding so close to Britain's first World Cup win

VIENNA (Reuters) - Dave Ryding came within a whisker of giving Britain their first-ever win in a World Cup skiing race when he finished second behind Marcel Hirscher in the slalom at Kitzbuehel on Sunday.<p>Ryding, the first Briton to finish on a World Cup podium since Konrad Bartelski's second place …

Soccer

The Weakend: Candide, Hatveit, Hornbeck, Hackel

SIA kicks off this Thursday and as a result most of the industry is busy building booths, booking plane tickets and in my case, filling in ESTA forms …

Crested Butte ski-making brothers forge tools for 10th Special Forces

CRESTED BUTTE — For six years, brothers Caleb and Morgan Weinberg have sculpted their Romp Skis for skiers, delivering top-shelf, individually …

Ski Resorts

On The Come Up: Ville Vuori

<i>Cover photo courtesy of Tuomas Tuhola</i><p>"On The Come Up" is a series in which we highlight an up and coming skier each week. Some of you may recognize …

U.S. Snowboarding Team: Screamin' Eagles - Episode Three

Being a major World Cup Event, The Copper Grand Prix brought riders out from all over the globe. The U.S. team was no exception as they showed up in …

Snowboarding

Come out and play in the snow: Cabins and lodges in the Rockies are calling your name

With the ski season in the Canadian Rockies kicked into high gear and storm after storm bringing storied powder, there’s no better time for a …

Ski Resorts

Norway wins relays at cross-country ski World Cup

ULRICEHAMN, Sweden (AP) — Norway cruised to victory in men's and women's relays at the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday in a dominant showing ahead of next month's world championships.<p>A powerful second leg in the women's 4x5-kilometer race from individual World Cup standings leader Heidi …

Cross-country Skiing

Sunday In The Park 2017: Episode 3

A fresh one from Bear Mountain is here for your Sunday enjoyment. Check out the latest Sunday in the Park featuring Anthony Slater, Jake Schaible, …

Snowboarding

Mt. Baker: Oasis - Volume One

<i>Oasis Vol. One</i> is the first in a four-part series showing love to Washington’s Mt. Baker Ski Area and its surrounding terrain! Mt. Baker and …

Snowboarding

10 Spectacular Reasons to Visit Banff in Winter

Stunning images of sweeping valleys protected by soaring snow covered mountains come to mind at the mention of one of Canada’s most famous towns …

Ski Resorts

Rigopiano avalanche: Six found alive in Italy hotel after two days

<b>Six people have been found alive in Italy's Rigopiano hotel, two days after it was buried in an avalanche.</b><p>Rescuers said the six survivors had been discovered buried under snow, but had not yet been extracted.<p>"They are alive and we are talking to them," Luca Cari, a spokesperson for the fire …

Ski Resorts

Truckee Public Park Edit

They did it in the park. A picnic with shovels and boards. The Truckee park edit features Josh Gibbs, Dan Danzberger, Kyle Greene, Mason Hulen, and …

Snowboarding

Meet the man getting French barrels on self-built wooden snowboards

Seeing the video footage of what 40-year-old French surfer Fred Compagnon does in heaving waves is a bit perplexing at first. He paddles into them on …

Snowboarding

Watch a snowboarder survive an avalanche with an inflatable backpack

LiveLeaker w4chi posted a video of what it's like to survive an avalanche while wearing a special inflatable backpack.<p>It's shocking how quickly …

Behind POWDER’s Photo of the Year

Want to find out the story behind this year’s Photo of the Year? Tune in to the latest episode of “The Storytellers” podcast on Powder Radio to hear …

Photography

Perspectives : Getting Deep with Robin Van Gyn

<i>This feature originally appeared in the December issue of TransWorld SNOWboarding. Subscribe here.</i><p>Robin Van Gyn – Riding through life at the right …

Snowboarding

Markus Kleveland 2017: Rookie of the Year Video

Markus Kleveland takes home the 2017 Rookie of the Year in the annual Snowboarder Rider of the Year list! Every time he uploads something to the …

Snowboarding

Where winter foodies go for the best of all worlds

Perched on a picturesque cliffside bordering the majestic St. Lawrence River, Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu in Charlevoix’s city of La Malbaie is a …

Vans Product Testing: Vans Snowboarding Days - Les Arcs, France

<b>From Vans Snow:</b><p>For the third edition of Vans Snowboarding Days, the Snow Team headed to Les Arcs, France for another dose of shred. An international …

Snowboarding

A Day with Zack Normandin: 01.19.17

What can two people, one snowboarder and one filmer, get done in a day? Check Zack Normandin’s latest update to find out! The two-man crew have been …

Snowboarding

6 Apps That Make Skiing Better and Safer

I love to ski, but between the storm tracking, time in a car, expensive lift tickets, and danger (both inbounds and out), this sport can be a pain in the ass. One way that I’ve made the whole process more manageable is to rely on a series of useful winter apps. Of course, they don’t replace good …

Transportation

Teenager spends seven years building giant miniature ski resort in his family's back garden

An Austrian teenager has spent seven years building a ski resort in his back garden – but you’d need to be five centimetres tall to use it. Kevin Pobatschnig, 17, has created a pint-sized 1:32 scale model of an Alpine resort, with functioning lift facilities and an astonishing level of attention to …

Ski Resorts

Skiing Turned Me Into a Feminist

Just last week, I went skiing for ladies’ night at Mount Hood Skibowl. After work, my friends—Katie and Jessy—and I piled into a Subaru with our skis …

Gender

Watch a Pro Skier Ski Without Snow

Candide Thovex speeds down grass and flies over a tractor in this mesmerizing video<p>It’s rare that a video will stop you in your tracks and actually provoke an audible gasp, but by our approximation, we breathlessly uttered “holy f**k!” at least six times while watching this clip of French pro skier …

The Least Expensive 2017 Good Wood-Winning Snowboards Were All Made in One Factory: The Mothership

Each spring, we test hundreds of snowboards. We call it Good Wood, and it’s been going on for nineteen years now. This past season, we put stacks of …

Snowboarding