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Working For It

When a skiing parent’s relentless care and feeding finally pay off.

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The Truth: Sam Morris

On taking punches, bouncing back, and thriving.

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When the World Came to Maine

Moose steaks, lobster, exploding vans, and more in this excellent mini-documentary about the 1971 World Cup ski races at Maine's Sugarloaf Mountain.

The JP Auclair tribute behind the Armada Skis booth at the 2015 SIA show in Denver. Auclair was a cofounder of Armada and founded the charitable organization Alpine Initiatives.

JP Auclair Tribute Film and Auction

Proceeds from this online fundraiser will support the son and partner of the late freeskiing great as well as the charitable organization he founded, Alpine Initiatives.

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Classics: Sugarloaf, Maine

Point your compass North and East to the lofty steeps of the right coast’s largest resort.

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A New Backcountry Safety Tool

AvaTech launches new backcountry safety tool and global data-sharing platform.

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Truth: Jordan Manley

On reckoning with change, therapeutic fly tying, and staying positive.

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Making Peace with Meteorite

A former Alaskan heli-skiing guide revisits the line that almost killed him.

Eric "Hende" Henderson approaches the North Face of Mt. Toll in Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness.

Project GT: Keeping it Tight

Of course they wear matching skinsuits. They’re Team Dadfit.

Connie Sciolino (center, in red) is the founder, owner, and head coach of The Alpine Training Center, a gym in Boulder, Colorado, designed specifically for mountain athletes.

Project GT: The Pain Cave

Connie Sciolino's gym, The Alpine Training Center, caters to mountain athletes. We're using it to prep for the Elk Mountains Grand Traverse.

Connie Sciolino is the founder, owner, and head coach of The Alpine Training Center, a gym in Boulder, Colorado, designed specifically for mountain athletes.

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Connie Sciolino's gym, The Alpine Training Center, caters to mountain athletes. We're using it to prep for the Elk Mountains Grand Traverse.

La Sportiva's Sideral boot and Syborg ski are designed for light-and-fast touring and recreational randonnée racing.

Project GT: Fast and Light SkiMo Rig

We give you the skinny on La Sportiva's Syborg ski and Sideral boot.

Lead guide Zahan Billimoria drops knowledge. Photo © 2013 by David Stubbs.

Big-Mountain Grad School

At Exum Mountain Guides’ Live to Ski Camp, experienced backcountry skiers learn the skills to tackle challenging, complex terrain.

Team DadFit consists of the adult males pictured from top to bottom: Eric Henderson and Sam Bass. The eight associates also pictured provide priceless inspiration and support.

Project GT: Meet Team DadFit

Will old age and treachery in fact prevail over youth and exuberance?

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Crossover Gear with Powerful Appeal

In 2014-15, lightweight gear is no longer just for backcountry skiers.

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America’s Definitive Ski-Mountaineering Camp

Join us at Exum’s Live To Ski camp and learn big-mountain essentials.

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Base Camps: Alta's Snowpine Lodge

First up in a new series about places we like to stay.

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5 Questions With Matt Schiller

Atomic's National Competition Manager on what it takes to make a season of racing happen.

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Skis We Love: the K2 Pettitor

Testers praised Sean Pettit's new pro model. Review and video inside.

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Ted Talk: Ligety Preps for Sölden

Ted Ligety seeks to repeat his win at this weekend's World Cup opener in Sölden, Austria.

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Greg Stump���s New Ski Film

Legend of Aahhh’s attempts to cement a seminal filmmaker’s legacy.

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Hey There, Stankfoot.

It's stankfoot season again. Keep your doghouses smelling fresh.

Andrew Couperthwait came to Vail and all he got was this lousy face shot.

$150 Million Before the First Toilet Flushes

The Atlantic's Derek Thompson takes an inside look at Whistler, Vail, and the economics of the mega-resort.

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Nordic Extreme

Even Nordic skiers recognize a need to make their sport more exciting.

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Controversial Underwear

Our sister mag's editor discusses windproof undergarments with Robert Siegel on NPR last night.

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Flanon Bandanas and Scarves

Put some flannel on your face.

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Party in the Tetons

Skiing editor Sam Bass reports from Mountain Fest at Jackson Hole.

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Your Badolescent Self

Send us your best adolescent shredding shots and win a color-coordinated ski outfit.

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Confession: I Harassed Scot Schmidt

Some quick-thinking detective work gives a 13-year-old a chance to tell Scot Schmidt he's awesome.

Andrew Couperthwait came to Vail and all he got was this lousy face shot.

Vail

Vail Resort features winter and summer activities for everyone. Find more on Vail lodging, dining in Vail Village, skiing Vail Resort and more.

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Ode to the Helmet

The making of a believer.

Washington's Forbidden Tour

Circumnavigating the jagged spire of Forbidden Peak in northern Washington.