DIY: Build a Wax Box

With tips from Nathan Schultz.

Skiing to a board meeting

How To Save Your Local Ski Hill

Skiers are uniting to invest in distressed hills in Vermont and BC.

Once your foot is in nice and snug, stand with your toe on a one-inch-high block (a book or piece of wood works nicely) and lean forward. Stand like this until the liner has cooled, roughly 10 to 12 minutes. Then pull your foot out of the boot and remove the sock and toe cap. Then put the sock back on and step into the boot to see how it feels. You're all done.

How to Heat Mold Your Boots

If you get a new pair of boots, you should take them to a professional bootfitter to make sure they're completely dialed. But, let's say, for some reason (like you're leaving on a trip tomorrow or you can't afford the bootfitting), you need to heat mold your new ski boot liners yourself. Here's how to do it.

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How to Make Your Own Adventure Ski Film

Serac Adventure Film School catapults aspiring filmmakers into the Colorado backcountry. From January 25 to February 2, learn how to make your own movie while snow camping, hut traveling, and working with film-school mentors.

Whether you’re skiing out the gates of your ski area or going on a backcountry tour there are a few pieces of gear that are absolutely mandatory. You must have a shovel, probe, and an avalanche beacon. But here’s the catch, YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW TO USE THEM. Use this five-step primer on how to search for a victim buried by an avalanche then practice a lot.

How To Search With Your Avalanche Beacon

A five-step process to search for and recover an avalanche victim.


How To Set Up Your GoPro

The King of POV shares his secrets.

Highland Bowl Opening Day

How to Carry Your Skis on a Bootpack

There are several legendary inbounds bootpacks in the Western U.S., places where the resort's toughest skiers hike for their turns. Take the Ridge at Bridger Bowl, Taos' Kachina Peak, Jackson Hole's Headwall, or Aspen's Highland Bowl. We spoke to ski patrol at Highlands to find out the best technique for carrying your skis up the bootpack.

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How To: Ski Tuning 101

A step-by-step guide to the basics of ski tuning.