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It probably depends on where you do most of your skiing, but it seems to me that too much of our skiing experiences in 2019 are defined by newness. New lifts, new villages, new snowmaking systems, new aprs lounges, and, occasionally, new snow. Skiers are constantly fed a line by resorts and much of …
2 hours ago · From Powder
DPS' Phantom Glide is a novel, permanent waxless base treatment for skis. Having launched two years ago, it has provided an alternative to frequently waxing your skis, although it has been wrought with questions given its innovative nature and overhaul to traditional waxing. Will it come off on my s…
11 hours ago · From Powder
The West has been lucky this winter, with heavy snowfall continuing to blanket Utah, Colorado, and California. Eastern states like Vermont and New York have joined the powder party and are starting to see their fair share of new snow, too. In southwestern Colorado, skiers at Silverton Mountain have …
22 hours ago · From Powder
Just remember, it’s never too late to learn. Founded in 2009, Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month has been providing free and or reduced-cost ski and snowboard lessons to eager new athletes at over 200 ski areas and resorts located across the country. In its first year, the initiative taught 20,0…
Yesterday · From Powder
Tanner Hall makes Freeride World Tour debut, snags second Who says you can't teach an old lion new tricks? Tanner Hall made his Freeride World Tour debut in Hakuba, Japan and nearly stole the show, throwing down an impressive run that landed him in second on the day (high-flier Markus Eder took top …
Yesterday · From Powder
WORDS & PHOTOS GRANT GUNDERSON (@Grant_Gunderson) After shooting skiing full time for over 20 years, it’s almost a crime that this was my first ski trip to Montana. I was totally blown away with the amount of terrain that Whitefish and the surrounding area offers. It certainly lived…
Yesterday · From Free Skier
In this cheeky little edit from Black Crows, January Cuddle, Pierre Guyot along with Flo Bastien, Kevin Guri and Victor Galuchot find all the powder stashes to pillage and natural features to send. Watching these guys ski is like cuddlingcomforting and utterly pleasing. …
Yesterday · From Free Skier
This video was produced in partnership with Visit Montana. In the second episode of this season's "The Montana Way," Lake Tahoe local Amie Engerbretson heads up Highway 93 from Hamilton and Lost Trail Powder Mountain to the college town of Missoula and the thriving scene around the nearby Montana Sn…
2 days ago · From Powder
Two skiers have died following last week’s inbounds avalanche on Kachina Peak at Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico. Both men were trapped for 22 minutes before being recovered by rescuers. Related: Inbounds Avalanche Buries Multiple People At Taos Matthew Zonghetti, 26, of Massachusetts, and Corey B…
2 days ago · From Powder
The Alta-raised Pollard siblings, Andrew and Jacqueline, practically grew up in Altas Rustler Lodge. While attending Altas one-room schoolhouse, they grew up skiing Alta every daydeveloping a love for skiing and the skills to ski anywhere in the world. “The mountain was our babysitter,” …
2 days ago · From Free Skier