Even if the economy doesn’t have a soft landing this winter, you’re guaranteed one at New York’s Windham Mountain, home of North America’s only Big Air Bag. Measuring 56 by 33 feet, the crash pad is an aerial training tool—but is open to anyone with moxie. For first-timers or the faint-hearted, the biggest worry isn’t the amplitude of the jump or even the landing, but rather carrying enough speed off the kicker so as not to undershoot the gigantic pillow, which reliably catches whatever falls from the sky.
What it’s like to be a visually impaired Paralympic ski racer.
These Colorado resorts turned millions of acres of diseased pines into something uniquely beautiful.
Test yourself on Summit County, Colorado’s steepest slope.
After transforming Jay Peak, the resort’s owners turn their sights on its sister-mountain. And again, foreign investors will pick up the tab.
No place does diners like the Northeast, and these ski-country classics keep the flame alive.
One of the Northwest’s biggest ski mountains is determined to become a destination resort. Here’s how.
We chat with pro skier Chris Waddell about his inspiration, his plans for winter, and what its like living in Utah.
Living the ski lifestyle isn’t exactly easy for most busy parents. But where there’s a will, there’s a way.
Downsized SUVs offer the capacity of their beefy predecessors, but with less truck-inspired rides and better mileage. And meet Jeep’s new Italian cousin while you’re at it.
Test your mettle in this notoriously tough freeride zone—if you dare.