With the exception of a few lucky skiers already on snow, early November is the hardest time of the year. Winter looms in the horizon but doesn’t seem to be getting any closer. To help ease the stress, we must find alternate activities. We look to Colby James West—skiing’s prince of mischief—for guidance.
Powder’s 7,000 acres of inbounds and backcountry terrain—accessed by lifts, cats, and even a shuttle bus—see a scant 107,000 annual skier visits.
Don’t let complacency and ignorance put you in avalanche-prone areas.
It's easy. Just take your skins off and put them in your pack, right? Think again.
Breckenridge, Colorado: Huge, clean jumps, creative rails, and a 22-foot superpipe. But there's more than just a terrain park.
Skiers Stefan Häusl and Björn Heregger pay homage to unforgettable moments tree skiing in pristine European powder.
If you need to be convinced to go to Aspen, you should take up snowshoeing.
The Colorado Mountain School's Mike Alkaitis shares tips on how to de-ice skins while backcountry skiing.
Though it has the honor of being Colorado’s snowiest resort, Wolf Creek remains a small-town hill with a local cult following.
The Colorado Mountain School's Mike Alkaitis shares tips on how to do a proper kick turn while backcountry skiing.
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