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There was a familiar electricity in the crisp air of Teton Village on Saturday night, as the doors opened for the late showing of Teton Gravity Research’s new film “Winterland.” I caught more than a few people gazing up the tram line, wondering how it would fill in in the ensuing months. It’s the time Read More The post TGR’s “Winterland” is Both Retrospective and Forward Thinking appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Traveling through the mountains with everything you need on your back is an incredibly simple yet rewarding experience. It offers the ability to check out of the daily rat race, and appreciate the quiet and stillness of a night spent camping in the backcountry. Backpacking in early autumn is especially my favorite time to head Read More The post The Best Gear to Make Backpacking Easier appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Big Air comp coming to Atlanta?! Hip-hop and skiing will finally meet on common ground this year, as USSA announced that the Visa Big Air Presented by Land Rover will drop in on Atlanta this year. Not exactly your number one ski destination, Hotlanta will play witness to the likes of Henrik Harlaut, Maggie Voisin, Read More The post Big Air comp coming to Atlanta?! appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Shane Armstrong, a 38-year-old healthcare lawyer who lives in Phoenix, Arizona will step off the plane in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 1, 2020, and follow Ptor Spricenieks, the famed-but-not-famous dirtbag/philosopher/hardcore steep-skiing alpinist, into the unknown. He’s bringing his skis. Last week, while the pavement outside his office sizzled at 110 degrees, Armstrong was daydreaming about Read More The post Would You Sign Up for a Ski Trip to an Unknown Destination? appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
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Try reading 200 emails daily, speaking on panels, to elected officials, and grassroots activists—all the while keeping a mainstream heading for an organization that is constantly labeled ‘radical’ by its powerful opponents in the fossil fuel industry. This is a day in the life of Protect Our Winters’ executive director, Mario Molina. A naturalized citizen Read More The post With 11 Years to Save Winter, Mario Molina is the Busiest Man in the Ski Industry appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Mountain Dew® and Adventure Sports Network Group, along with Copper Mountain, a POWDR resort, announced today that the annual Winter Dew Tour ski and snowboard competition and festival will be hosted at Copper Mountain in 2020 and 2021. This new partnership between Mountain Dew®, ASNG and Copper Mountain keeps the Winter Dew Tour in Colorado Read More The post Winter Dew Tour 2020 Heads to Copper Mountain appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Marcel Hirscher is hanging up his racing skis and boots, leaving his sport at its pinnacle. The legendary Austrian ski racer announced his retirement at a gathering that he called Review, Insight, Preview, on Wednesday in Salzburg. While Hirscher has been toying with the idea of leaving the sport for a few years now, he Read More The post Austrian Ski Racer Marcel Hirscher Retires, Plans to Ski More Powder appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
VIDEO: Check out this girl’s ski jump pump-up speech Remember that adorable little girl’s mirror pump-up talk that went viral a couple of years ago? Yeah, well skiing finally has it’s answer to that…in spades. This young ripper is about to send it off her first K40 ski jump and talks us through the whole Read More The post Little Girl’s Ski Jump Pump-Up is What We Need Today appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
After 17 years with K2, Pep Fujas just announced that he will join the WNDR Alpine team as the brand’s first athlete and VP of Marketing and Product Development. WNDR Alpine, launched by 4FRNT-founder Matt Sterbenz, is a backcountry ski brand that uses high density algae composite in the core of the skis to boost Read More The post Matt Sterbenz Announces First Athlete on New Ski Line, WNDR Alpine appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
In 2019’s Great Melee of Collective Passes, a new contender has entered the ring. The Indy Pass, now on sale, offers two days apiece at 34 wild, off-the-beaten-path destinations across North America. It is an intriguing idea put forth by a group of independent and family-owned hills and resorts to offer a potential 68 days Read More The post Independent Resorts Band Together on New Collective Ski Pass appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
We are looking for an Art Director with design and layout skills to join the POWDER staff and work alongside the Adventure Sports Network The post InDesign Expert? Apply to Work at POWDER. appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
To our POWDER readers— The night before I left on my first assignment for POWDER Magazine, then-editors John Davies and Matt Hansen sat me down at the kitchen table, poured me a glass of whiskey, and gave me their best advice: “Have fun. Don’t f— it up.” That was more than four years ago, and Read More The post Yes, the First Issue of POWDER is Coming Soon… appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
If you spend enough time in the mountains, skinning across wind-sculpted ridges, standing atop snow-capped peaks, dropping into powder-choked couloirs, you develop patterns of travel; you stick to ridges because they’re the safest lines, you boot up gullies because they offer the quickest ascent—after all, speed is safety. This mindset is what drove Julian Carr, Read More The post Touring to the Summit Make You Tired? Try Running There. appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Over the last few years, many snow-centric outerwear brands have been experimenting with introducing gear into their lineups that can do more than spend a day on the slopes. They realized that skiers don’t just hang up their gear at the end of the season and sit on the couch, waiting patiently for next winter—they Read More The post 686’s New Collection is Ready for All Your Outdoor Adventures appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Winter Park chairlifts to show I-70 traffic In what can only be described as Inception: Nightmare Edition, Winter Park will be installing digital displays on select chairlifts with weather reports, snow reports, mountain maps, and, gulp, live views of I-70 traffic. Surely implemented to help skiers figure out when to bail and head back to Read More The post Colorado Chairlifts to Broadcast I-70 Traffic? appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
This upcoming Labor Day Weekend marks the unofficial end to summer. With that you can hope that the 100-degree stretches of sweltering heat are gone. Just a few days ago in the Wasatch, I subconsciously treated my morning ride as if it were midsummer—wearing just a short sleeve and shorts. A few shivers later, reality Read More The post Packable Men’s Jackets for Summer and Fall appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Think it’s too early to start planning your winter? The Old Farmer’s Almanac doesn’t. Published continuously since 1792, the Almanac is a mainstay in the lives of powder hounds everywhere. This year’s forecast should excite any Rocky Mountains skier, where the Almanac calls for plentiful deep powder, coming in no less than a whopping seven Read More The post Old Farmer’s Almanac Drops Winter 2020 Forecast appeared first on POWDER Magazine.
Ikon Pass-holders, grab your fondue forks and start eyeing your line on a Toblerone wrapper: Alterra just announced they are expanding the pass to Zermatt. In the frenzy to build the best pass, Ikon lagged behind Vail Resorts in one respect: they had no offerings available in Europe. Well no more—their first foray into the Read More The post Ikon Pass Adds European Destination appeared first on POWDER Magazine.