Joe Cutts, Deputy Editor, SKI Magazine

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Why We Test at Snowbird

SKI Magazine wraps up a week of testing skis at our favorite venue.

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Killington Wins a Date with Winter Dew Tour

A 22-foot superpipe helped this Vermont resort win the bid.

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Weekends: Eastern Townships, Que

The culinary exploits complement the skiing in this undervisited part of Quebec

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Holiday Gifts for the Cool Kid on Your List

What, like we know? No way. But we know whom to ask for gift ideas that your teen boy will love.

2009 Guest Test team at Deer Valley

The Citizens' Ski Test

Pros, Schmoes: Here’s What the Average Joe Thinks of This Year’s Gear

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Mind Your Spine

Crashes happen. But with body armor, injuries don’t have to

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K2's Adjustable Pole

Sturdy new Lock Jaw combines pole and probe functions

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Marker Schizo

One binding that suits both new-school and traditional applications



Expert: Freeride Skis

Moderately wide waists (80–90 mm) for softer snow and steeper steeps.

High Expert: Freeride Skis

Moderately wide waists (80–90 mm) for softer snow and steeper steeps.

A New Script for Stowe

Stowe's New Script

For all its classic enticements—challenging terrain, beautiful scenery, New England charm—the 'Ski Capital of the East' always lacked one component: luxury slopeside amenities on par with elite Western resorts. Not anymore.

Back In Play

The Choice Is Yours

With the trend back toward flat skis, consumers get to choose their own bindings again.


New Gear: AT Tools

New AT tools blend alpine power with touring mobility.

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Valle Nevado, Chile

Let the spring corn melt away. The newest and largest ski resort in South America serves up powder all summer long.

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Rising Sunapee: Slopeside Lodging Soon

Mount Sunapee has plans, but needs permission to expand

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Coping With Killington

Some complain it's crowded, commercial and crass. But Killington is among the East's most popular resorts For a reason. Our visit finds expansive slopes, wicked steeps, and-if you know where to look-a surprising amount of soul.

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Go Deep: Is it Safe?

Heliskiing will make few people's list of safe activities, but as risky pursuits go, it's almost disappointingly benign.

Timeless Turns: Les Deux Alpes

Sure, the skiing is limited in the French Alps in the summer, but just down the road is all that white sand

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Timeless Turns: Timberline, Oregon

Forget skiing for a moment. A summer trip to Mt. Hood stands on its own - before you carve up Palmer Snowfield

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Details: Bretton Woods

Here are the basics for skiing, staying and dining at Bretton Woods Mountain Resort.

Kids Skis: Sizing

How long a ski is right for your kid?

Monashee Lodge

Monashee Lodge

CMH's new Monashee Lodge in Mica Creek, B.C., offers heliskiers pure backcountry bliss amid spectacular terrain.

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Are You Good Enough to Make the U.S. Ski Team?

What it takes to crack the national squad. You'll need patient parents and a race-ready work ethic.

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Wide and Wonderful

Deep-six the midfats. Once you've floated on the luxury cruise liners that are today's powder skis, there's no turning back.

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The Steep and Deep of CMH: Day 4

A heliskiing blog: Four days of deep powder and lavish living in the heart of the Monashees

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The Steep and Deep of CMH: Day 2

A heliskiing blog: Four days of deep powder and lavish living in the heart of the Monashees

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The East Goes Off

It's truly been feast or famine for Eastern skiers in the past three seasons. So far this season, it's a feast fit for powder kings.

Hot Stuff

Hot Stuff

Even in the bitter cold of January, the gear here is sure to make you a warmer human being.

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Details: Middlebury Snow Bowl

Everything you need to know about Middlebury Snow Bowl, Vt.

Details: Burlington, Vt.

Vital stats for Burlington, Vt.

Details: Venice and Cortina, Italy

Everything you need to know about Venice and Cortina.

Go USA: Lodwick

Go USA: Nordic Predictions

Whom to watch at the Salt Lake Olympics


A Weekend at Bretton Woods

The Mount Washington Hotel and Resort—a belle dame of the gilded age—awakens for winter, just in time to christen new terrain at the Bretton Woods ski area. Want to impress your 6-year-olds? Take them to a castle for the weekend.