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Gizmo Nation

A celebration of skiing's dorky side.

Mt. Bachelor Woodward progression park features a kid in a red jacket and gray snowpants sliding down a box in the intermediate park.

Get Schooled: Improve Your Freestyle Skills

The new Woodward Mountain Park at Mt. Bachelor, Ore., takes the sting out of park and pipe—and coaches you gently into a lifetime of joy.

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A Match Made in Powder

Any dude can present well through drinks and dinner, but if you want to find out what a man is really made of, you have to take him skiing.

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Montana Defines Winter

Get inspired to plan your trip to one of these 15 Montana resorts.


Meet Shannon Bahrke

The first US women's freestyle skier to win multiple Olympic medals opens up about the secrets to her success.


Why You Should Never Ski into Shape

Skiing off the couch is always a bad idea.

Lynsey Dyer skis at Eagle Pass Heliskiing

Of Love and Helicopters

Does a resort that amasses 45 feet of crystalline pow a year and boasts more moose tracks on its slopes than ski tracks need a heliskiing op? Hell yeah.


The Snowball Effect

Ever wonder why certain women's skis sell so well?

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Finding Love at Loveland

Chairlift speed-dating at its most awkward...and awesome.

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Slovenian Rhapsody

Seventeen hours of air travel. One crappy rental car. Three generations of strong females. During a pilgrimage to the mother country, a lot of things go wrong, but the important things go just right.

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Is Red Mountain the New Jackson Hole?

This Canadian resort might be skidom’s best-kept secret. And with two new expansions, it’s also the biggest.

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Tip Sheet: Highland Bowl, Colo.

This Aspen Highlands extreme terrain is a rite of passage for any serious skier. Here’s how to do it well.

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Ode to Mary Jane

Every week I limped my freshly ripped muscle fibers off the Eskimo Ski Club bus, then sometimes went straight to bed without dinner.

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Tip Sheet: Big Couloir

Scare yourself a little on this classic Big Sky descent. Because nothing makes you feel more alive than thinking you might die.

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Last Chair: Strength and Beauty

Starring in two new ski movies this season, pro skier Sierra Quitiquit is the hottest girl in the industry right now. She’s also, well, just plain hot.

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What I Learned: Cast and Carve

Sure, you can push your limits. But in Alaska, the real lesson is how to let loose.

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What's So Great About Big Sky?

If it were bigger than Jackson Hole, and just as steep, wouldn’t everyone go there? It is. They don’t. Go figure.

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2013 Ski Test: How It Works

We pull back the curtain on our industry-leading ski test.

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Vonn Pays IRS $1.7M

Even superstars have to pay Uncle Sam.

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Celebrity Ski Chef's Recipe of the Month

Bighorn Lodge chef Peter Hughes dishes up Mini Boeuf Bourguignon Pies in Revelstoke.

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Skis: What You Need to Know

It may seem like rocket science. But if you learn how to decode some basic information about gear, it goes a long way in helping you find your perfect setup. Here’s your key.


Vancouver 2010: Alpine Technical Events

Downhill–with its autobahn speeds and spectacular crashes—may be the mountain's riskiest event, but the turny, precise technical courses demand a level of exactitude unmatched in the Winter Olympic arena.

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Why Buy Women’s Gear?

A woman’s boot or ski really will help you have more fun on the hill.