Because you don't want to send a ski torpedoing down the slope getting first tracks without you.
Because it's not cool to let your skins flap around like a wet Band-Aid.
The Colorado Mountain School's Mike Alkaitis shares tips on how to de-ice skins while backcountry skiing.
The Colorado Mountain School's Mike Alkaitis shares tips on how to do a proper kick turn while backcountry skiing.
John Symms gives you tips for pulling off nose butter 540s: Carve, pop, spin, land. Easy as that.
Ian McIntosh has tips for conquering pillow lines.
Jackson Hole Alpine Guides’ head honcho Eric Henderson gives you pointers on how to safely handle a couloir.
Squaw Valley's Erik Roner shows you how to handle exposed terrain.