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Comfort Counts
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Hot Handed
The Chaval SuperNova gloves come with all the bells and whistles, offering warmth even in sub-zero temps. The brand’s Alphaheat 3.1 heat tech uses a wire-free mesh flat flex circuit and features a self-regulating heat output—in simpler terms, there’s
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Letter From The Editor
IN MY LINE OF WORK, I get asked a lot of questions about skiing. In past years, the most common queries were 1) “What skis should I buy?” and 2) “Where should I ski?” While those are still relevant questions, they’ve both been eclipsed by 3) “Will th
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Essential Skill: The Pivot Slip
Skiing in the trees is about as surreal an experience you can get on snow—when you enter a gladed run, you’re suddenly transported into a silent, serene world. One of the best aspects of tree skiing is the lack of other skiers, but there’s a reason s
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CONTENT DIRECTOR Samantha Berman CONTENT PRODUCER Jenny Wiegand DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR Jon Jay DIGITAL DIRECTOR Stephen Sebestyen INSTRUCTION DIRECTOR Michael Rogan EDITORIAL INTERNS Claire Barber, Maggie McCutcheon, Rick Sorensen DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGR
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Ready to Fire
You’ve heard it from every coach you’ve had since Pee Wee and Little League: You gotta warm up. We know we should; few of us actually do. But there’s no quicker (or more effective) way to learn the importance of treating your body right than by injur
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Last Tracks
When snow kite skier Lorenza Sommaruga Malaguti and photographer Graham McKerrell set out last March in Banff National Park for a day of summiting peaks along the iconic Icefields Parkway, little did they know that they would be among the last to mak
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Waxing Poetic
Rub-on or spray-on waxes are great in a pinch to increase glide. Because these types of waxes can be applied without the use of an iron, they’re good options for keeping your skis from sticking in a hurry. Like hard waxes, rub-on and spray-on alterna
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Art Of The Shot
Most people know that ski photography is hardly a point-and-shoot affair, but many don’t realize just how much thought and effort goes into each shot. Photographer Adam Barker was out shooting with athletes Connery Lundin and Sam Kuch in the Jackson
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Resort Guide 2021
The results are in… which means ski season is nigh. While it’s very likely to be an unconventional one, winter 2020-’21 promises to at least be memorable. As for the Top 50, we’ve got a new No. 1 in the West, we added a handful of first-timers to the
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All-Nighter
What would you sacrifice to get the shot? For photographer Oskar Enander, it’s sleep. The Switzerland-based shooter traveled 22 hours from Europe only to land at Reno-Tahoe International Airport and find out that the local resorts had been hit by a w
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West
SNOWFALL: 220" SKIABLE ACRES: 2,434 THE NEW NO. 1 AFTER SO MANY YEARS of falling just shy of the top spot, Sun Valley finally claims No. 1 this year. Maybe partnering with the Epic Pass did the trick, luring more skiers than ever to this somewhat rem
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The Wright Way
It’s 6 a.m. inside Wright Training, a performance fitness studio housed in a spacious, barebones warehouse in Jackson, Wyoming. Crystal Wright, owner and lead trainer at the gym, is demonstrating one her favorite moves: leg blasters. She effortlessly
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East
SNOWFALL: 276" SKIABLE ACRES: 1,000 BACK AT NO. 1 PHEW. ANOTHER YEAR PASSES—not a very good one, but Smuggs remains defiantly independent. Whatever super-duper pass you’ve got, it’s worthless here, and that’s just how Smuggs lovers like it. Running a
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Past Due Partnership
The giant stone monument on the summit of Whistler Mountain—often referred to as an Inukshuk—appears in so many photographs it might as well have its own Instagram account. Shaped like a blocky human with arms stretched wide, its photogeneity is abou
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Swiss Connection
WARREN MILLER’S 71ST FILM | STREAMING VIRTUALLY THIS FALL "FUTURE RETRO" -PREMIERES- NOV. 7 EASTERN | NOV. 14 MOUNTAIN/CENTRAL | NOV. 21 WEST COAST GET TICKETS AT WARRENMILLER.COM What’s better than a girls’ trip packed with souvenir shops, fondue, a
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Whiskey Cider
Don’t let a pandemic cancel your après plans—High West Distillery’s beverage director Steve Walton shares how to fix your own après at home. 1.5 oz. High West Double Rye! 4 oz. Rowley’s Red Barn Cider 1 Orange 10 Clove pods Cinnamon Stick 1. Stick 10
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Treasure and Trash
“Don’t hit the brakes!” I shouted as the smooth new ride I was in fish-tailed, and the driver wasn’t able to keep it together. I’d hitched a ride up the 10-mile access road to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, B.C., that snowy morning and got
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Overheard Online
Emotions are flaring online when it comes to the topic of resort COVID protocols. In late August, Vail Resorts shared its plan for opening its 34 North American resorts this season, with a safety plan that includes mask-wearing, limited dining and re
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Party In The Panhandle
Chalk it up to Schweitzer Mountain Resort’s remote location and Germanic name, but many skiers have no clue where it is. “Some people hear the word ‘Schweitzer’ and they think, ‘What’s a Schweitzer?’” says Sean Mirrus, the area’s director of marketin
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Winter Park, CO
We’ll admit, on first glance, Winter Park is not the idyllic ski town of Norman Rockwell’s paintings. It’s more like a nice pitstop en route to somewhere else, with a decent selection of restaurants, shops, a movie theater, a couple breweries, and ev
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Volcanic Fun
Volcanoes are great for learning how to backcountry ski. As the trail climbs, the terrain steepens from green-run mellow to black-diamond level and beyond. This makes it easy for everyone to find an ideal turn-around spot relative to ability and fitn
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From Eden to Paradise
I’ve enjoyed some pretty swanky skiing experiences in my line of work, but as I enter one of Whisper Ridge’s 10 yurts plopped in Utah’s backcountry, I decide this takes the cake. And it’s not just me—I’m here with a group of ski industry professional
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Full Send Markdown
For at least 10 years, the overall price of skis has stagnated while the price of outerwear and apparel—jackets, gloves, and the like—have gone up. There are murmurs that the price of skis, regardless of target audience, will soon start to climb noti
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Waste Not, Want Not
LAST JANUARY, ON A COLD SUNDAY morning under a blue sky loaded with promise, my ski boot cracked. After faithfully serving me 50 days a winter for seven seasons, its polyurethane shell flexed its last flex and split at the instep. The boots had lived
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Gizmo Nation
There is no sport on Earth that inspires more garage inventions than skiing. Many are born from the inherent issues that arise from walking around in foot casts while carrying long pointy objects. Others are the fruits of dreamers who think their who
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CONTENT DIRECTOR Samantha Berman CONTENT PRODUCER Jenny Wiegand DIGITAL CONTENT EDITOR Jon Jay DIGITAL DIRECTOR Stephen Sebestyen INSTRUCTION DIRECTOR Michael Rogan EDITORIAL INTERNS Claire Barber, Maggie McCutcheon, Rick Sorensen DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGR
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Moonlighting
There is something magical about setting out into the backcountry under the light of a full moon. Photographer Noah Wetzel has long dreamt of capturing this elusive magic through the lens, and in early January, he ventured into the Alta backcountry w
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Right Place, Right Time
If you’re a photographer in British Columbia waiting for perfect lighting in the dead of winter, you’ve probably learned it’s best not to hold your breath. So when photographer Ryan Creary saw a high pressure ridge forming over B.C. last season, he k
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Ready Player One
Is it possible for it to snow too much? We tend to answer that question with a fervent “No!” But when you’re a passenger inside a snowcat at Keefer Lake Lodge and it’s been coming down for days—to the point that you’re limited to low-angle runs and t
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