Ski/Snow

Simon Beck: Snowshoe Art Extraordinaire

Simon Beck: Snowshoe Art Extraordinaire

For an artist, Englishman Simon Beck’s creative process is a relatively short one; from start to finish, his average piece requires 10 hours of work. But considering his ‘work’ involves trekking across vast frozen fields to leave distinct impressions in the fresh snow, 10 hours seems like a long, cold [...]

8 Common Mistakes Made While Backcountry Skiing

8 Common Mistakes Made While Backcountry Skiing

The allure of the Backcountry continues to draw an ever increasing group of people into a lifestyle that gets you into great shape, frees your mind of distractions, and grants access to an unbelievable experience

The 10 Steps of Avalanche Rescue

The 10 Steps of Avalanche Rescue

If there is one thing that you can learn in the mountains, it is to respect their power. But even the most prepared parties can be caught off-guard,

What You Need to Know About Layering

What You Need to Know About Layering

While layering is a very basic concept for folks interested in outdoor activities, there’s always someone who needs to learn the whys and wherefores of layering. Maybe you just got into playing in the outdoors,

Building A Great Kicker in 7 Easy Steps

Building A Great Kicker in 7 Easy Steps

If groomed trails and established runs don’t quench your thirst for adrenaline, then a solid hand-built ramp (known as a ‘kicker’) might be just what the doctor ordered. Follow the steps below and you’ll

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

6 Heli-Skiing Destinations in North America

Heli-skiing is about as exhilarating as winter sports get. The helicopter ride in itself is a rush, but to have full access to miles of pristine, unconquered terrain is an experience worth adding to the bucket list.

Celebrate the Season with Discounted Lift Tickets

Celebrate the Season with Discounted Lift Tickets

Yoon Kim There’s two ways to look at skiing on Christmas. Most people think to themselves, “I really shouldn’t be on the slopes today. I should spend the day with my family.”

Skiing and Snowboarding in 5 Surprising Countries

Skiing and Snowboarding in 5 Surprising Countries

The slopes of the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, and an elite handful of other nations are world-renowned. But as these five countries demonstrate, sometimes all you need is a snowy hill and some grooming equipment to serve the ski and snowboard crowd.

Skijoring Made Easy

Skijoring Made Easy

No one really knows how or where skijoring started, but suffice to say a shot or two of whiskey and a friendly wager was involved.  Skijoring is a sport in where a person wearing cross

Jamaican Bobsled Team – Fact or Fiction?

Jamaican Bobsled Team – Fact or Fiction?

The movie ‘Cool Runnings’ was a massive hit portraying a country of people who had never seen snow, but somehow built a team of locals to compete in the Winter Olympic Games. The concept of