Jump onto a box from the ground, then jump off the box landing on both feet. Jump off the ground as fast as possible onto the platform.

Getting Fit with Forrest, Part 3

There's nothing like box jumps to remind you that ski season is rapidly approaching. Pro skier Forrest Coots show you how to do them—and other plyometric exercises—right.

My roommate hates on helmets, but he skis like a chimpanzee on speed. I think it’s a self-conscious image thing. A helmet protects your noggin first and foremost. After that, it’s all style. I think he’d like the simple, matte-black look of the Bern Carbon Watts. The brim gives it a little steeze and the carbon construction makes it extra lightweight, which I would appreciate if it were strapped to my pack on the skin track. The Watts also meets all of the ASTM helmet standards for snow sports.-K.L$250;

Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Part 1

This holiday season, to help you find presents for the people in your lives, we're sharing what we're getting for the people in ours Step one: What editor Kevin Luby is getting for his father, sister, and mountain deprived cousin in Arizona.

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Steve Lloyd Gallery

Check out some of Steve Lloyd's creations from last season. In the constantly changing world of ski photography, Steve Lloyd demonstrates his creativity, using night shots and point of view perspectives.

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Women of the Dew Tour

These are some names you might get used to hearing this season: Keri Herman, Rosalind Groenewoud, Dania Assalay, Ashley Battersby. These photos of female halfpipe and slopestyle athletes prove that they've got what it takes.