When it comes to skis it's always good to try before you buy. Which is why demoing skis is a good idea. Line Skis' Alex Albers told us what kind of research to do before you demo, how to fully test the skis on snow, and what he looks for in a ski.
A single-day lesson always helps, but to truly transform your skiing takes a commitment of time and energy. Here are our favorite multi-day immersion clinics that will finally take you to the next level. From Vail to Vermont, the list includes a resort near you.
At the top of your list of summer activities should be hiking a fourteener (a peak topping 14,000 feet in elevation). While these hikes are challenging, most can be completed in a day. Here’s how to train for, plan, and conquer your first fourteener.