2018/19 Winter Gear Preview – 7 New Ski Products

2018/19 Winter Gear Preview – 7 New Ski Products

Sure, the summer might be in full swing, but for diehard skiers, winter is always top of mind. Whether you’re dreaming up a ski trip to Japan next winter, or plotting a summer escape to ski in Chile, we’ve got… Read More →

6 Awesome Ski & Snowboard Trips in Europe

by / Europe, Travel
6 Awesome Ski & Snowboard Trips in Europe

During the North American off-season, the fortunate head South of the equator to ski in Chile, board in New Zealand, or find fresh drifts in Australia. For most, though, the off-season is merely the time for planning for next Winter…. Read More →

19 State Parks (Plus One Bonus) You Have to Visit

by / Guides, Lifestyle, Travel
19 State Parks (Plus One Bonus) You Have to Visit

When mapping out a bucket list of outdoor destinations in the United States, National Parks get a lot of love: Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, Rocky Mountain National Park…the list goes one. And while these are definitely must-see destinations, there’s one small… Read More →

A Guide to Hut Trips: Summer Edition

A Guide to Hut Trips: Summer Edition

Summer is all about getting out into the wilderness, exploring a new area and spending the night away from home. Camping is a one way to get this fix, but then there’s finding a site, putting up a tent, building… Read More →

The Southern Hemisphere’s 2018 Season is Underway Early Thanks to Lots of Snowfall

The Southern Hemisphere’s 2018 Season is Underway Early Thanks to Lots of Snowfall

Summer is here and that means the start of the summer skiing season north of the equator, and the main 2018 ski season in the Southern Hemisphere. In fact it has been so snowy in the Andes of Argentina and… Read More →

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 24, 2014 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. Though the origins of the shot ski may remain murky (there are rumors of one being created at University of British… Read More →

A Guide to Escaping New York for a Weekend in the Gunks

A Guide to Escaping New York for a Weekend in the Gunks

Amid the sensory onslaught of Times Square, you’re not thinking about wild blueberries, ice caves, or mountain lakes. Most people aren’t wishing they were scrambling over knobby boulders or kicking up dirt. And in summer, you may not even be… Read More →

Mountain Biking Guide: How to Get Started

by / Cycle, liftopia
Mountain Biking Guide: How to Get Started

Not only is mountain biking an amazing summer sport for skiers and snowboarders, but it’s also a ton of fun in its own right. Bikes are amazing tools for exploring backcountry trails, keeping up your fitness through the summer, and… Read More →

9 Tips for the Perfect On-Mountain Picnic

by / Guides, Lifestyle, Outdoors, Summer
9 Tips for the Perfect On-Mountain Picnic

There are tons of reasons why spring is so special: the perfect temperatures, the likelihood of late season snow, tons of on-mountain entertainment. However, what might be the quintessential spring experience is one that you may have missed — until… Read More →

Getting Ready to Ride: A Bicycle Equipment Check

by / Clothing and Gear, Cycle, Outdoors
Getting Ready to Ride: A Bicycle Equipment Check

Spring is finally here, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve been waiting all winter to get back in the saddle and on to two wheels. But before you just pull your bike out of its hibernation in the basement… Read More →