Board and gear reviews.
ReddyYeti Ultimate Spring Ski & Snowboard Gear Giveaway
It’s still snowing! Colorado resorts are extending their seasons. And ReddyYeti is back again with a spring ski and snowboard gear giveaway worth $4,200.
Best Backcountry Snow Bibs for Men
Snow bibs and backcountry go together like swallowtails and pow slashes. Whether you ski, snowboard, or splitboard, we’ve found the best men’s snow bibs.
Backcountry Ski Safety: What Avalanche Gear Should You Buy?
Before you buy that beacon, shovel, and probe, read this list to make sure you buy the right ones. Stay safe in the backcountry with our guide to avalanche safety gear for backcountry skiing and snowboarding.
Smith 4D MAG Goggles Review: Folded Lens Offers 25% More Vision
Smith’s folded lens lets you see more of the mountain — no question. But it comes with a cost. We reviewed the Smith 4D MAG Goggles for 2 months in this review.
Ride for Equity: Julbo Goggle Supports Women Crushers
Renowned athlete/activist Caroline Gleich launches goggles to promote mountain exploration and equal opportunity for women — from the outdoors to the office.
Ski Photography: How to Carry a Camera While Skiing or Snowboarding
Skiing and snowboarding are eye-catching activities for photography. But it’s tricky to carry an expensive camera with you on the wet and cold slopes. Use one of these five methods to get the perfect powder shot.
Weston Carbon Backwoods Splitboard Review: Most Durable Carbon Board?
Huck 30-foot cliffs with a carbon board? Now that’s a serious claim. Weston updates the Backwoods in carbon for 2019. We toured in Wyoming and Colorado for this first look review.
Hard to Watch: Skier Buried, Recovered From Avalanche
If you ski in the backcountry, you put yourself in avalanche terrain. Make good choices, ski with a competent team, and be safe out there!
Kings and Queens of Corbet’s: Watch Highlights of Cliff Huck Competition
Travis Rice and Caite Zeliff were crowned King and Queen of Corbet’s during the second-annual competition held at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. This video highlights some insane drops.
Never Summer Lady West Snowboard Review: Women Who Rip, Take Note
The top-selling Never Summer snowboard shape for men is now available for women. We ripped around Copper Mountain in Colorado for this first look review of the Lady West.
Arc’teryx Academy: Backcountry Classes From Pro Guides, Athletes
Arc’teryx hosts three academies every year: backcountry ski touring, rock climbing, and alpine adventures. I attended the Backcountry Academy in Wyoming last week to learn how Arc’teryx educates and entertains thousands of people each year.
Sweet Protection Jumps Head-First Into Snow Goggles
The brand Sweet Protection, known for snow sports and whitewater helmets, launched goggles for 2019.
Watch Travis Rice’s Winning Line From the Freeride World Tour
Watch Travis Rice spin a 720 and stomp a backflip on this winning run from the Freeride World Tour in Japan.
The Biggest Lines in the World: History of Freeride Video
Watch phenomenal big-mountain skiing, and top-notch cinematography to back it, in ‘Twenty: An Accidental History of Freeride.’ Just be prepared for jaw-dropping lines and very close calls.
No Bindings: Watch a Snowboarder Pow Surf Steep Lines
This just in: You can ride steep, gnarly lines on a pow surfer. Ashley Call shows us how it’s done in this sweet, flowy edit.
Best Women’s Bibs for Skiing & Snowboarding
Once you feel the freedom of drop-seat bibs, it’s hard to go back to traditional ski pants. These are the best women’s ski and snowboard bibs on the market right now.
Pow! REI Offers Lift Ticket Discounts at Mammoth, Snowbird, Killington, More
Apparently, REI doesn’t just discount outdoor apparel. REI co-op members can now score big price cuts on lift tickets at ski areas around the country.
Slope Chauffeur: Liftopia Offers Bus Service for Skiers
Plus, a discounted ski lift ticket is included if you need one. But you can cut out that cost if you already have a season pass.