September 15, 2011
When the good people at Snowbird make a “resort improvement,” they don’t just glade an intermediate run or groom a black-diamond pitch. They open 500-acre Mineral Basin. They blast a ski tunnel through 600 feet of rock. And now they’ve opened up Zone 5, a new hairball section of 40-degree terrain off Mount Baldy.
August 10, 2011
Who says you’re either a mountain person or an ocean person? It doesn’t have to be like that. In these six spots you can hit both and surf and ski in the same day.
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August 9, 2011
For a price, travel in South America can be done tamely and comfortably. But where’s the fun in that? Argentina and Chile march to their own beat, so here are a few tips to navigate the nitty-gritty cultural experience and ski on the cheap.
August 8, 2011
August is when the itch gets the worst. Hot, lazy days lose their shine. The buzz of the air conditioner starts to burn your eardrums. And winter feels SO far away. And it is, but a plane ticket or a long hike could change that. Here’s where you can get your midsummer fix.
August 3, 2011
Hut-to-hut touring is well known in the world of backcountry skiing. But more and more of these mountain refuges are opening their trail systems to mountain bikers in the summer months. So why not trade in your skins for wheels, and deep powder for single track?