Tom Winter


Smoke Screen

It's what you don't know about legal marijuana that will get you into trouble on the slopes.


Winter on Winter: Resolve or Lack Thereof

Instead of trying to lose weight, this year, or some other inane resolution, you and everyone else who skis should resolve to go someplace new. And not Idaho or Aspen. Somewhere really new. Plus, tips on how to ski Europe.

Silverton Mountain, Feb 2010

Five Websites That'll Help You Predict Powder Days

Finding your own tipping point for the season is easy if you live at a ski area; you just hang in there until the storms come and the game is on. But if you’re looking to hit a mountain just right on your next trip to snow country, you’ll want to be armed with some advance info. Here are five websites that let you do just that.

SIA 2010

Winter on Winter: The Circus

The annual Snowsports Industries trade show just wrapped up in Denver. You weren't there, of course, because the general public isn't invited. Our online columnist Tom Winter argues why you—the consumer—should be included in the party.

Winter on Winter, bars

Winter on Winter

Meet our online columnist Tom Winter. He'll be covering everything from powder days to ski-town bars from Colorado to Austria. Check back here for regular updates from him throughout the winter.

I am Austrian

I am Austrian

Most of Austria’s huge ski industry clings to its heritage—ski racing. But one small company is betting that’s all wrong. An American tries to get a job in the Kästle ski factory to find out what it takes to be Austrian.