Jake Bogoch

Poutine

Curd Your Enthusiasm

It’s poo-TEEN—you silly whore.

Dynafit FT12

Tested: Dynafit FT12 Binding

Or, how I shaved several pounds off my touring set up and learned to love going uphill.

Mike Douglas' helmet.

The Best-Fitting Helmet on the Market?

Salomon's new helmet, designed by Mike Douglas, uses an air bladder to customize the fit.

Emily Brydon, post-race.

For God and Country

Canadian skiers have blown it at these games. No matter the cause of this failure, no one is pointing fingers at the ladies’ coach. He’s all but failure-proof. Why?

Scotty Lago and Shaun White and PG-rated celebration.

The Sex Games

With 100,000 condoms at the athlete villages in Whistler and Vancouver, Olympians are said to be copulating like it’s the end of the world. Sadly, the media and Olympic brass are treating this issue as same. Isn’t it time we lightened up? What’s so interesting about exceptionally fit, good-looking people having savage and prolific sex, all over the place?

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Breach! Why No One is Sweating Terrorism Threats in Whistler

Or, how I tried to get captured by secret army watch posts in the Whistler backcountry.

Wagner Custom's design process.

Are Custom Skis Worth It?

The skis cost about twice as much as a retail set. They incorporate your height, weight, and ability in the construction. They even listen to the music you want them to hear. But at Wagner Custom, what you also get is a commitment to quality.

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Exclusive Interview: 5 Minutes With Lindsey Vonn’s Shin

It’s official: the biggest story at the Olympics is Lindsey Vonn’s shin. It has received more coverage than the nations of Latvia, Montenegro, Moldova, and San Marino. But here's what it, and the rest of the media, isn't telling you.

Anthony Boronowski in the Whistler backcountry

The Last-Minute Guide to Skiing Whistler During The Games

It's not too late: There's vacancy, good eats, a bunch of snow in the forecast, and one hell of a party. It's being spoiled on people who may not even be there for the skiing. Follow this simple guide and make it happen this week.

Aspen Shrine

Aspen's Secret Shrines, In Pictures

Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, and Jerry Garcia are just a few personalities honored by shrines in the woods of Aspen. Check out a few photos of the infamous memorials.

Engelberg's Titlis Peak

Anatomy: Engelberg's Titlis Peak

This mountain looms nearly 6,500 glaciated feet above the town of Engelberg, home to one of Switzerland's longest-operating monasteries. Go there and pray for snow stability and for one of the many transplanted Swedes to show you around so you don't get cliffed out. Or you could bypass Jesus and follow these directions.

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Women's Ski Jumpers vs. the Olympics, Round II

Why aren't the female ski jumpers allowed to compete at the Olympics?

Pearl Izumi Syncroseek III, $105.

Better Skiing Through Trail Running

Why trail running works for skiers, and the perfect shoe for beginners and experts alike.

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How to Start an Outerwear Company in Four Months

Pro skier David Lesh was sick of jackets and pants that didn’t fit right. When his clothing sponsors wouldn’t listen to feedback, he went on his own and launched an outerwear company, First Drop.

Turner Mountain, Montana

Private Powder

There’s no such thing as a secret stash anymore. So how do you keep your line fresh? Own it. It’s only $2,500 a day. You can do this at Turner Mountain.

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How to Keep Your Line Untracked

Advantage: Sadly, violence works

Verglas

Stolen: One Jacket, Nice and Newish

To the thief with the impeccable taste...

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PB&J vs. Clif Bar

One costs pennies, the other about a buck-twenty-something. Both are delicious things to keep you fueled during a ski day. But we asked a nutritionist: What's the difference?

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How To Ruin An $8 Glass Of Scotch (And How To Save It)

Cutting it with Coke is a bad idea. But according to a Scottish whisky master, being a snob about it is even worse.

Lindsey Vonn en route to victory.

Lindsey Vonn Wins World Cup. Again.

We don’t generally cover ski racing. But we decided this particular news—an American winning the World Cup two years in a row—was worthy. Enjoy your yearly dose of token ski-racing coverage.

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Drinking at Altitude: Myth vs. Fact

Does drinking at higher elevations really make you feel wasted-er?

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Mission: Ski Utah's 13 Resorts In a Single Day

Can it be done? Is it stupid? The answers, respectively are maybe and yes. But a group attempted to do this for the first time last winter. Here's what happened.