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Our favorite boots for getting there and getting back.

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The 90 best skis and boots for 2013.

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Next Year's AT Skis and Bindings

This week we're at Aspen Highlands testing next year's AT skis and bindings. Here's a look behind the scenes at the ski test, and a peek at some 2011-12 goods.

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The 33 Fattest Men's Skis of 2013-14

When it snows, we all want 'em girthy.

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Five Trail Savvy Skis

The best skis for getting there and getting back.

Let’s start with the obvious: the pack. Built in back protection, organized pockets for every possible piece of gear you could want, and a well-thought-out ski carry system make this a super smart choice. Ortovox Freerider $160; http://www.ortovox.com/

What's in Your Pack?

Bottom line, there are some things you must take with you into the backcountry. Here are ten things that you definitely need, plus a few extras that'll make your day much better.

Winter Lab: Avalanche Airbags Explained

Winter Lab: Avalanche Airbags Explained

Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the different avalanche airbag systems including what's used to inflate the bags, how easily they are to refill after deployment, and more.

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The 13 Fattest Women's Skis of 2013-14

Because there's nothing wrong with having a little extra around the middle.