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Where to Ski in August

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.

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The Southern Alps go off during N Zed’s winter. Big mountains, a bunch of cool events, like the World Heli Challenge, and two islands full of the…

The Southern Alps go off during N Zed’s winter. Big mountains, a bunch of cool events, like the World Heli Challenge, and two islands full of the nicest people on the planet.

You should go to Argentina for the obvious reasons shown in this video. But you should also go for the food. SGT Argentina: Session 1 Ski from SASS…

You should go to Argentina for the obvious reasons shown in this video. But you should also go for the food.


SGT Argentina: Session 1 Ski from SASS Global Travel on Vimeo.

Summer camp is still going on at Mt. Hood, everything you need to know about it is right here.

Summer camp is still going on at Mt. Hood, everything you need to know about it is right here.

Summer on the other side of the pond? You can make turns at places like Tignes and Saas-fee.

Summer on the other side of the pond? You can make turns at places like Tignes and Saas-fee.

If you followed our Eye of the Condor coverage, you know that Chile is full of pow, spiny mountains, meat, and pisco.

If you followed our Eye of the Condor coverage, you know that Chile is full of pow, spiny mountains, meat, and pisco.

The lower 48’s highest peak is often a training ground for mountaineers looking to conquer higher peaks, but that doesn’t mean that with some skills…

The lower 48’s highest peak is often a training ground for mountaineers looking to conquer higher peaks, but that doesn’t mean that with some skills or a guide it can still be attainable for savvy backcountry skiers.

Oz isn’t all just surfers, silly accents and kangaroos. They have some legit ski mountains, too.

Oz isn’t all just surfers, silly accents and kangaroos. They have some legit ski mountains, too.

Legend has it that spirits roam these slopes—a race of tall, slender, Nordic-featured people called Lemurians. They play harmless tricks on visitors…

Legend has it that spirits roam these slopes—a race of tall, slender, Nordic-featured people called Lemurians. They play harmless tricks on visitors to this solitary 14,162-foot dormant volcano at the top of California. But the snow plays tricks, too: Some years it’s good, some years disappointing. But when it’s good, and the corn creams up just so on a crisp morning, it’s a paradise as rich as the air is thin. Brilliant sun on blinding snow, unending views and buttery turns worth every step it took to earn them.