Looking for a career change? Why not get a job that comes with a powder clause. We spoke to the people who hold some of the most desirable jobs in skiing—filmmakers, product designers, marketing managers—about how to get their job. Plus, what companies are actually hiring. By Anna Baldwin
Women’s skiing is on the rise. With stars like Ingrid Backstrom, Grete Eliassen, and Rachael Burks, inspiration is plentiful. This winter, from Switzerland to British Columbia, women’s specific ski camps are expanding and the opportunity for female skiers to ski faster, jump bigger, and stomp harder are available everywhere. The following are some of our favorites. –Molly Baker
A group of professional athletes sponsored by Black Diamond gathered at Brighton, Utah, recently to teach skills clinics to intermediate and advanced skiers on everything from skiing steeps to telemark skiing to using an avalanche beacon. We were there to get some pointers.
Looking for a way to improve your skills before next season begins? Many pros offer summer camps and clinics across the country. With professional coaches like Chris Davenport, Mike Douglas, and Ted Ligety, you can dial in your powder turns, carving, and telemarking.