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This story originally appeared in the December 2019 (48.3) issue of POWDER. Man, you look terrible. You come to visit for one weekend and you turn into a zombie. Don’t let any children see you. What the hell happened to you last night? Bumbled by a cougar? You smell like CBD oils and cigarettes. Your Read More The post Had One Too Many Last Night? Do We Have the Coffee Shop for You appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This content was produced in partnership with Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows. You could head out on your own. You’ll find trail maps and mountain hosts that can point you in the right direction for great ski terrain that matches your interests. But if you’re visiting Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows or you just want to see an Read More The post 6 Reasons to Book a Squaw Alpine Mountain Guide appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Horoscopes by Hans Ludwig, Astrologist* This story originally appeared in the December 2019 (48.3) issue of POWDER. *These highly accurate readings are not based on the traditional zodiac, but instead on a way more ancient Alpine astrological system that was recently discovered when a 3,000-year-old wooden constellation chart melted out of the Mer-de-Glace in Chamonix, Read More The post Skiing Horoscopes to Help You Avoid a Karmic Coreshot appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This story originally appeared in the December 2019 (48.3) issue of POWDER. It’s the big wraparound porch, its eaves supporting gentle pillows of snow beneath the striking red gable of the New England farmhouse. That’s the image in Bobby McMillan’s mind as he makes the three-hour drive up from Boston to the New Hampshire club Read More The post The Secret Society of Private New England Ski Clubs Is Actually Pretty Inviting appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Backcountry proudly announced this morning a new partnership with Olympic silver medalist, actor, and advocate Gus Kenworthy. This is the first athlete partnership Backcountry has formed as a gear and apparel brand building its own product. Kenworthy, who emerged from the Sochi 2018 Winter Games an inspirational figure, will wear Built by Backcountry apparel as Read More The post Backcountry.com Sponsors First Athlete, Freestyle Champ and Advocate Gus Kenworthy appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This story originally appeared in the December 2019 (48.3) issue of POWDER. When Spencer Harkins walks into the bar, he does more than light up the room—it’s akin to blinding illumination. With a penchant for skiing in jeans, and locks that would look at home onstage during Van Halen’s Fair Warning tour, the 28-year-old is Read More The post How One of Skiing’s Wildest Characters Got Sober and Kept Raging appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This story originally appeared in the December 2019 (48.3) issue of POWDER. The first time I skied into Great Scott, I did exactly what you should not do. I popped out of a ski and I fell. Which would have been fine, sort of, if it hadn’t happened just as the blue Snowbird tram, full Read More The post Put Up or Shut Up: Snowbird’s Most Iconic Line is Right Under the Tram appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
After a storm dumped up to 2 feet of snow in the Lake Tahoe area last Thursday, a skier was killed the morning of January 17 when an avalanche occurred inbounds at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort. According to the Placer County sheriff, Cole Comstock, 34, was killed. A second man suffered severe injuries to his Read More The post Skier Killed in Avalanche at Alpine Meadows Marks Fourth Inbounds Death This Season appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Greg Von Doersten has been shooting Jackson Hole and the Tetons for over 20 years. He knows the area intimately and continues to find new perspectives and unique ways of creating iconic images in the same terrain year after year. Whether Greg is chasing kayakers for Red Bull on the Inga Rapids, the largest rapids Read More The post In Focus: Greg Von Doersten appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Editor’s Note: The Shooting Gallery is the longest running department in POWDER Magazine. POWDER has published a selection of the best ski photography in the world in every issue, starting with Volume 19, in 1990. Every year, photographers submit thousands of images to POWDER. Director of Photography David Reddick handpicks the very best to run Read More The post This Photo Gallery is Guaranteed to Make You Crave Powder appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
With ski touring technology making backcountry recreation easier than ever, professional manly men Brad and Andre decided to spice it up a little bit. After a quick analysis of the ski industry, these guys decided that sidecut is for squares and modern-day skis are far too short to be cool. They searched far and wide Read More The post Think You’re Tough? Try Skiing a Classic Descent on Straight Skis. appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Representing today’s modern mountain culture, Orage offers three seasons of outerwear, casual wear, layering, base layers, and accessories; all designed to keep you warm, dry, comfortable and most importantly, looking like no one else around. Here you’ll find our top pics from their 2020 outerwear line, but we’ve also been obsessed with this down jacket Read More The post Orage Debuts Insulators Designed to Let Out Excess Heat, and More appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
When the best freeride skiers in the world line up at the starting gates in Hakuba next week, they will be competing for an equal prize, regardless of gender. FWT CEO, Nicolas Hale-Woods said in a press release, “this is a major step forward to elevate women freeride skiing and snowboarding, and is simply the Read More The post Women on the Freeride World Tour Finally Compete for Equal Prize Money appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Sometimes all it takes is a spark—one grand storm to announce that winter has arrived. It’s no secret that the beginning of winter in British Columbia has been slow. But 2019 is behind us and 2020 started off with a bang: a whole lot of snow to keep us skiers stoked and finally fulfill our Read More The post Storm Dispatch: Revelstoke, B.C. appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This weekend, Crystal Mountain’s storm total was up to 51 inches. Yeah you read that right, over four feet. This welcome dumpage has come after weeks of subpar conditions, and skiers flocked to the mountain. But eager skiers caused congestion on the roads, which made for massive delays. The parking lots filled early, turning many Read More The post Crystal Closes its Doors to Walk-up Lift Tickets appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
I used to live and ski at Alta. Need proof? I just told you. Anyway, like any former ski bum who now sits at a desk, I check the Alta forecast. A lot. In fact, Google shames me whenever I search for the NOAA forecast. “You have visited this page often,” it tells me. Thanks Read More The post It’s Dumping at Alta. Read This and Book a Ticket appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Lee Cohen has taken some of the greatest powder skiing shots of all time. His portfolio runs as deep as the moments he’s documented over the last few decades. Here’s a small selection of his more recent work. With Alta getting 55 inches in the last week, you can bet he’s out there shooting more Read More The post In Focus: Lee Cohen appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
The January Issue is in stores, newsstands, and mailboxes everywhere. Subscribe to The Skier’s Magazine here. On the Cover Skiers: The Bunch Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado Photographer: Alric Ljunghager The Photo Annual A collection of moments that bring us joy, featuring work from the best ski photographers in the world. Photo Credit: Martin Axell Vision Read More The post Inside the January Issue appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
I may not be a professional skier, but I am a full-time skier. The 2018-19 season took me to 27 resorts in 122 on-mountain days. I’m asked from time to time if it’s lonely traveling all winter. Not really. Just about every chair holds the prospect of friendship. One easy and useful topic for a Read More The post Sibling Rivalry: Jackson Versus Targhee appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This content was produced in partnership with SCOTT Sports. Skiing in the Cottonwoods is generational. When Lee Cohen moved to Alta, the Salt Lake Valley had much fewer than the million or so inhabitants that it has now. Alta was a home to hippies and freaks. Many of these diehard (often transplanted) locals grew up Read More The post The Cottonwood Project appeared first on POWDER Magazine.