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All the usual ski town service industry and construction jobs can be found in Fernie, thanks to a plethora of amenities. Going from seasonal work to any semblance of a career is not easy, but it can be done. The deal in Fernie: the economy still has a reliance on coal-mining. Some locals make a good living mining and then get out and shred hard, but Fernie is steadily growing its tourism economy. The growth has opened plentiful opportunities for entrepreneurs and industrious individuals to open ski and tourism-related businesses.

Dream Towns: Fernie, BC

Sure, you could hack it in any ski town for a winter, but if you’re thinking about sticking it out you’re going to want more than just access to lifts. It takes a fine balance to make a perfect ski town: equal parts culture and deep snow. Fernie, BC, is one of the places we think we could settle down for a while

Over the course of three days, guide Karl Salter is able to serve up a smorgasbord of terrain to guests of all abilities. Runs transitioned from open, alpine bowls, to steep tree runs. For the adventurous in our group, Karl delivers big-mountain lines and spines that are reminiscent of  coastal British Columbia and Alaska. There are open powder runs, huckable cliff drops, and plenty of tree jibs to keep the youth in the group stoked.

K3 Cat Ski, BC

Previously called Monashee Snowcats, British Columbia's K3 Cat Skiing is back with a new name and all the same features, including 50-degree pitches, 33,000 acres of terrain, and piles of fresh powder. Here's how to plan a trip there.

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A Tour of Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole has some of the most extreme terrain in the country. With that comes plenty of views, smiles, beer, and fun. Check out this photo essay here.

When New Zealander Jossi Wells clicked into his bindings at the top of the superpipe finals at the Breckenridge Dew Tour on Saturday night, he had a lot on his mind. He’s recovering from a knee injury and he’d crashed earlier in the day during the slopestyle preliminary round, eliminating any chances of making it to the slopestyle finals held on Sunday....(click to the next slide)

Winter Dew Tour at Breckenridge

The first of the three-stop Winter Dew Tour took place this weekend at Breckenridge, Colorado. We were there to watch athletes throw down during the slopestyle and superpipe finals.