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The Sleeping Giant – Backyard Roots

The Beartooth Mountains of Montana are an incredible zone for backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, climbing, hiking, and other activities. Here’s a very cool video by Beau Fredlund and KT Miller that takes a closer look ski mountaineering in this remote and relatively unknown zone – their backyard.  With some impressive shots of famous couloirs, massive […]

Top 2015 Ski Resorts

You voted, we tallied and now present the our Visitors' Choice Award winners for the best North American Ski Resorts of 2015.

How To Set A Bootpack In The Backcountry

Whether you’re booting up a glacier in the Cascades, joining the herds on Teton Pass, crushing couloirs in the Beartooths, searching for summer snow on volcanoes in Chile, or hiking in bounds at Aspen Highlands, setting an efficient bootpack is a valuable skill to possess. Bootpacks in the backcountry ski world are one lane ascent […]

Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe Review

Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe Review Price: $109.95 Website: Black Diamond Sizes: 50cm, 55cm, 60cm Weight: 50cm – 348 grams / 12 ounces Rating: CEN-B Summary: The Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe is the ideal axe for ski mountaineering and light alpine climbing. This ultralight axe features a streamlined design in a durable, strong, and compact package. […]

$8 Million Aspen Snowmass Terrain & Lift Upgrades

Aspen Snowmass skiers and riders have better snow, more terrain and faster access to look forward to next season.

Y Couloir, Black Mountain, Absaroka Range, MT

Skiing The Y Couloir on Black Mountain in the Absaroka Range Location: Y Couloir, Black Mountain, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Montana Trailhead: Pine Creek Trailhead – 5640 feet Distance: +/- 14 miles round trip Time: 6-10 hours Aspect: N...Show More Summary

The God Of Skiing By Peter Kray Book Review

Book Review: The God Of Skiing By Peter Kray Yes, this is another review of The God of Skiing. And no, the book is not about Ullr. If you’re looking for a book to read, pick up a copy of Peter Kray’s The God of Skiing. It’s being touted as “The Greatest Ski Novel Of All […]

Snowboard Ramps Up With New Hires

While other snowboard magazines are cutting print and/or staff, Boulder, Colorado based Snowboard Magazine is hiring even more people to help share the shred. Entering its 12th volume, the industry’s leading independent publication,Show More Summary

Concrete, Boardpress Join King Shit

Canada’s alternative action print group The King Publishing Project has just rolled in a few new titles. Joining them at King Shit, King Snow, and Later are Canadian skate mag Concrete and the trade mag The Board Press. “Every skateboarder here knows what Concrete has meant for the scene in this country; they’re the original […]

Ski Arpa Avalanche Control Work

Avalanche Control Work At Ski Arpa, Chile After a big storm at Ski Arpa in 2011, we went out to do avalanche control work.Without explosives, we roped up and found some very sensitive cornices. This video was captured while controlling some of the double black diamond terrain at Ski Arpa in a run called Las Cornisas. […]

Bolivian Face, Madison Range, MT

Skiing The Bolivian Face on Peak 10602 Location: Peak 10602, Spanish Peaks, Madison Range, Big Sky, MT Trailhead: Beehive Basin Trailhead – 7900 ft Distance: +/- 7.75 miles round trip Time: 4-5 hours Aspect: SE – E Top Elevation: 10602...Show More Summary

Michael Jager And The Business Of Weed

Michael Jager (pictured right) the creative design mind behind Burton Snowboards, and the legendary design firm JDK is now turning his considerable marketing muscle toward the business of legal weed in the State of Vermont. He and five other CEO’s have have created the Vermont Cannabis Collaborative, according to story on Seven Days VT. What […]

You Garve, You Garve, You Garve. . .

Yobeat put this up three days ago, but we just can’t stop watching those carves. And yeah, we have a couple Burton Factory Primes rusting away in the garage, but as Neil Young once said, “Rust never sleeps.” [Link: Yobeat]

FlyLow Lab Coat 2.0 Ski Jacket Review

FlyLow Lab Coat 2.0 Jacket Review Price: $480 Website: FlyLow Weight: 795 grams Warranty: Practical Lifetime of Item Summary: Designed by backcountry skiers, this award winning, bombproof, technical jacket is the perfect companion for inbounds and backcountry pursuits where you need a lightweight, breathable, and waterproof jacket. Show More Summary

PowderJet Snowboards Goes Full DIY

PowderJet Snowboards is going to cut down on production labor costs by offering weekend “build your own” classes in their York, Maine factory. Here’s their pitch: Join us for the weekend at our shop in beautiful York, Maine, and build your own PowderJet Snowboard. We’ve expanded your options this year so that you can build […]

Brad Jacobs captures Players' Championship title

Olympic champion Brad Jacobs captured the Players'Championship Grand Slam of Curling event on Sunday with a 4-3 comeback victory over previously undefeated Mike McEwen.

Scotland's Muirhead wins Players' Championship final

Singles in both the seventh and eighth ends gave Scotland's Eve Muirhead a 4-2 win over Russia's Anna Sidorova in the women's championship game at the Players' Championship Grand Slam of Curling event on Sunday.

Semifinal matchups set for Players' Championship

Toronto's John Epping defeated Calgary's Kevin Koe 6-4 on Saturday to advance to the semifinals at the Players' Championship Grand Slam of Curling event.

Scotland's Muirhead beats Canada's Nedohin at Players' Championship quarters

Scotland's Eve Muirhead defeated Edmonton's Heather Nedohin 8-4 in quarter-final play Saturday at The Players' Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.

Curling stars winding down at Players' Championship

Heather Nedohin is closing out this phase of her curling career in style. The Edmonton skip took down the reigning Olympic champion at the start of The Players' Championship, and then knocked off the reigning world champion on Friday morning.

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