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5 hours ago · From Powder
Ah, coolers. I was quick to write them off as a colossal waste of money, that is, until I actually got my hands on a powerful cooler that didn’t leave me with a warm pale ale and a soggy tuna sandwich at the end of the day. If you’re going to drop some cash on Read More The post The Summ…
6 hours ago · From Powder
It was June 1, 2019, on the Aiguille du Midi. No one up there but tourists by the bus load. No other skiers, but why? There was powder to be had, and just off the lift. I had been dreaming of skiing a new close-out line on the north face of the Aiguille du Midi. The massive Jumeaux Serac in all …
6 hours ago · From Free Skier
It was June 1, 2019, on the Aiguille du Midi. No one up there but tourists by the bus load. No other skiers, but why? There was powder to be had, and just off the lift. I had been dreaming of skiing a new close-out line on the north face of the Aiguille du Midi. The massive Jumeaux Serac in all …
6 hours ago · From Free Skier
Baby tags along for Father’s Day Shred Okay, its a little less intense than the Danny Macaskill dad and son bike mission, but this dad-baby combo started a Fathers Day tradition early at Mammoth Mountain this year courtesy of a System 02 Adventure Baby Carrier and some steady spring corn skiin…
Yesterday · From Powder
In order to get the most out of next ski season, preparation needs to start today. Many ski-specific training programs have promised to get us in the best shape of our lives ahead of first snowfall, but year in and year out, these regimens miss a few muscle groups. The post An Alternative Guide to O…
Yesterday · From Powder
Choosing the right baselayer for your activity level is a quick and easy way to keep performance and spirits high on the skintrackand on the down. Here are a few of our favorite womens baselayers for everything from a quick backside lap to a sunny spring sufferfest. The post Best Women’s Basel…
3 days ago · From Powder
Police bust cocaine-laced excavator headed to Australian slopes This week, the Australian Border Force intercepted 384 kilogramsor roughly a metric s#%t tonof cocaine hidden in an excavator en route to a group of Australian ski resorts. Picked up in a Sydney shipping port, the load was said to have …
3 days ago · From Powder
Canadian government investing $25 million in avalanche safety Our neighbo(u)rs to the North are putting their money where their mountains are, as Canadas federal government announced a $25 million investment in Avalanche Canada, the countrys authority on avalanche safety, for next winter. The money …
3 days ago · From Powder
Vail Resorts named one of Americas Best Employers for Women While we give plenty of flack to the Epic Empire, its important to give credit where credit is due. This week, Forbes named Vail Resorts as one of Americas Best Employers for Women, making it one of only 13 travel and leisure companies on t…
3 days ago · From Powder