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Nordic Valley’s operations manager on the resort’s four new trails, 24/7 uphill traffic, and $9 lift tickets

Nordic Valley’s operations manager on the resort’s four new trails, 24/7 uphill traffic, and $9 lift tickets

What's new at Nordic Valley this year? Resort Operations Manager Pascal Begin talks about the resort's 2021/22 season in our latest Q&A. 
2021/2022 Winter Buyer's Guide

2021/2022 Winter Buyer's Guide

Whether you're buying for yourself or a gift for someone on your list, this hand-picked, best-selling selection of winter hard goods and apparel won't let you down.
2021 Black Friday announcements, and a note from our GM

2021 Black Friday announcements, and a note from our GM

Navigating the pandemic has been difficult, but ongoing supply chain issues have really affected some industries more than others. Your support of small business is vital this holiday season.
Powder Mountain's marketing director talks the resort's 50th birthday, 3 acres of terrain per skier, and the Indy Pass

Powder Mountain's marketing director talks the resort's 50th birthday, 3 acres of terrain per skier, and the Indy Pass

How does the resort preserve its world-class experience? Jean-Pierre Goulet talks Powder Mountain's 2021/22 season in our latest Q&A. 
I Just Completed an 808-Mile Thru-Hike Through Sweden. Here's How It Went

I Just Completed an 808-Mile Thru-Hike Through Sweden. Here's How It Went

On September 19th, I reached Swedens northern-most point and completed my Gröna Bandet thru-hike. I'm the 3rd person from the United States to complete this route.
A Conversation with Nate Liles of the American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA)

A Conversation with Nate Liles of the American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA)

If you've climbed at popular areas like Yosemite, Smith Rock, Wild Iris, or City of Rocks, you've more than likely clipped bolts and used anchors provided by the ASCA.
How Kyle Stringham Invented PurTrek, the World's First Water-Filtering Trekking Pole 

How Kyle Stringham Invented PurTrek, the World's First Water-Filtering Trekking Pole 

It all started with a Boy Scouts trip through Yellowstone, and ended with one of the most innovative products the outdoor industry has seen in years.
Upgrade Your Ski Kit: 2022 Dynafit Boots + Accessories

Upgrade Your Ski Kit: 2022 Dynafit Boots + Accessories

It's the time of year to get your gear—and you can't go wrong with these picks from Dynafit.
GEAR:30 Icelantic Ski Collection 2022

GEAR:30 Icelantic Ski Collection 2022

We couldn't be more excited to announce the lineup of Icelantic skis we've stocked at GEAR:30 for the 2021/2022 ski season. If you see a pair you like, we recommend you pre-order them—this year's fleet will sell out fast.
Snowbasin's general manager talks the new Middle Bowl lift, vandalized rope tow, and the future of the resort

Snowbasin's general manager talks the new Middle Bowl lift, vandalized rope tow, and the future of the resort

Davy Ratchford clues us in to Snowbasin's exciting updates for the upcoming season and beyond.
Backpacking 38 Miles to a Glacier—That Could Disappear by 2030

Backpacking 38 Miles to a Glacier—That Could Disappear by 2030

Glaciologists have predicted that, if carbon dioxide levels continue to rise, all glaciers inside Glacier National Park will disappear by the year 2030.