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A Skier’s Dictionary

10 made-up terms and phrases every skier should know, including “bootgasm” (the pleasurable relief of removing your ski boots at the end of the day) and “man soup” (five or more guys in a post-ski hot tub). Plus, a few tips on making the most of each term.

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10 Best Jobs in the Ski Industry

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

Pro Skier's Summer Camps

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.

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Top Women's Ski Camps

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

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Top 10 Tips for Beginners

Whether you're just getting into the sport or want to brush up on a few skills, the editors of SKI Magazine, Skiing Magazine, Warren Miller Entertainment, and SkiNet.com have the most important things you need to know.