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Pow Shots: Editor's Picks

See our editors' favorite powder photos from last year's ski trips. Because you're not stoked enough for winter.


Dreaming about winter? Us, too. That's why, for Pow Week 2014, we compiled some of the best shots of the white room from last season. Don't worry,…

Dreaming about winter? Us, too. That’s why, for Pow Week 2014, we compiled some of the best shots of the white room from last season. Don’t worry, the season will be here sooner than we think.

U.S. Ski Team aerials athlete Dylan Ferguson enters the white room just outside the backcountry gate at Grand Hirafu in Japan.

U.S. Ski Team aerials athlete Dylan Ferguson enters the white room just outside the backcountry gate at Grand Hirafu in Japan.

March morning light shines on skier Nick Pease in Breckenridge’s Windows.

March morning light shines on skier Nick Pease in Breckenridge’s Windows.

Without waiting for the skies to clear, Giray Dadali of J Skis dips into Sunburst Bowl at Loveland Ski Area and finds the goods.

Without waiting for the skies to clear, Giray Dadali of J Skis dips into Sunburst Bowl at Loveland Ski Area and finds the goods.

Skier Luke Larsen charges through Snowbird’s stashes at the Book Ends during Skiing Magazine’s 2014 ski test, leaving smoke in his wake.

Skier Luke Larsen charges through Snowbird’s stashes at the Book Ends during Skiing Magazine’s 2014 ski test, leaving smoke in his wake.

I will be in the white room at Snowbird until further notice.

I will be in the white room at Snowbird until further notice.

Loveland local and ski tester Doug Evans knows where to find the deep stuff at Loveland during the Indie Ski Test.

Loveland local and ski tester Doug Evans knows where to find the deep stuff at Loveland during the Indie Ski Test.

Mike Britt finds untouched snow while testing a pair of 2014-15 DPS skis at Snowbird.

Mike Britt finds untouched snow while testing a pair of 2014-15 DPS skis at Snowbird.

Skier Tim Dyer finds the deep zones at Loveland Ski Area while testing indie quivers.

Skier Tim Dyer finds the deep zones at Loveland Ski Area while testing indie quivers.

Tester Katie Peterson rips through deep snow at Loveland during the Indie Ski Test.

Tester Katie Peterson rips through deep snow at Loveland during the Indie Ski Test.

Backcountry Magazine’s Tyler Cohen was just as excited as everyone else on this deep run in Niseko, Japan. It set the tone for a powder-filled ski…

Backcountry Magazine’s Tyler Cohen was just as excited as everyone else on this deep run in Niseko, Japan. It set the tone for a powder-filled ski trip.

Skier Penn Newhard’s turn explodes in the midst of an enormous dump in Aspen.

Skier Penn Newhard’s turn explodes in the midst of an enormous dump in Aspen.

Andreas Sjöbeck finds fresh nighttime tracks off a cliff at Vemdalsskalet Ski Resort in Northern Sweden—and a soft landing.

Andreas Sjöbeck finds fresh nighttime tracks off a cliff at Vemdalsskalet Ski Resort in Northern Sweden—and a soft landing.

Tester Doug Evans keeps finding stashes beneath the late afternoon sun at Loveland Ski Area during the Indie Ski Test.

Tester Doug Evans keeps finding stashes beneath the late afternoon sun at Loveland Ski Area during the Indie Ski Test.

In Japan pow, NOASC guide Donny McFarlane proved that even if you ski last in your group, you’ll still get fresh turns.

In Japan pow, NOASC guide Donny McFarlane proved that even if you ski last in your group, you’ll still get fresh turns.

Ski tester Brendan Gooding found deep snow in Loveland Ski Area’s trees during an April storm.

Ski tester Brendan Gooding found deep snow in Loveland Ski Area’s trees during an April storm.

Editor Sam Bass goes deep in Aspen.

Editor Sam Bass goes deep in Aspen.

In late March, skier Nick Pease finds fresh turns in Windows at Breckenridge.

In late March, skier Nick Pease finds fresh turns in Windows at Breckenridge.

Kristi Brown visits the white room on day two of the 2014 Ski Test while testing fat skis at Snowbird.

Kristi Brown visits the white room on day two of the 2014 Ski Test while testing fat skis at Snowbird.

Tester Doug Evans slays Loveland’s Colorado champagne pow during the 2014 Indie Ski Test.

Tester Doug Evans slays Loveland’s Colorado champagne pow during the 2014 Indie Ski Test.