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Skiers and snowboarders riding under the alpenglow.

Meet the U.S.’s oldest ski mountain, tucked away in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

This ski area has a storied history, and is still a favorite for skiing and snowboarding today.
Burton Snowboards Mine 77 Celtics edition

Burton Snowboards, a brand I love, just made 77 boards I’ll never buy

Burton Snowboards has released its newest Mine 77 collection, featuring the Boston Celtics, and incorporating the famed parquet flooring.
Snowboarder mid-flight

Pop and jib this winter with our snowboarding flex guide

Snowboard flex is key to choosing the right snowboard. Do you want a stiff setup for deep powder or a flexible jibbing snowboard?
Closeup of hunting fishing camping knife blade In campfire log In outdoor scene

Gerber, Benchmade, and more: Arm yourself with the 14 best hunting knives available

Hunting knives are purpose-built for processing game in the field. Move in after the kill with the best hunting knives available.
Skiiers shred slopes at Beaver Creek ski resort

These are the best Colorado ski resorts for beginners to learn their turns

These Colorado ski resorts are primed to help you go from your first turns on the slopes to being a fully fledged cruiser on the mountain this winter.
Georgia mountain biking trail turn.

How to resurface your mountain bike brakes

Before you throw away the fading brake pads from your mountain bike, try resurfacing them. Rubbing alcohol, steel wool, and sanding screens are all you need.
Back bowl skiing Vail Colorado

Vail resorts just disrupted ski gear and snowboard gear ownership and rental programs in a big way

Ski and snowboard rental programs have been revamped at Vail resorts, and you might never want to travel with your gear again
Mitsubishi DX Concept lifestyle van right rear three-quarter view with a clear image of a rooftop luggage carrier.

Mitsubishi DX concept previews future for outdoor enthusiasts: A compact EV as comfortable in the city as off the beaten path

Mitsubishi has revealed a new concept camper van, capable of navigating city streets and adventuring off the beaten path.
A pickleball court in the U.S.

This site is like Airbnb for pickleball courts, and it’s incredible

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the U.S., which can make finding a court competitive. With this Airbnb-like site, it's never been easier.
Blurred view of the Grounded RVs G2 electric RV camper van driving down a country road.

Grounded’s G2 EV RV offers all the comforts of home, remote-controlled everything, and a 250-mile range

This all-new, all-electric RV offers all the comforts of home, a boatload of remote-controlled tech features, and a solid 250-mile range.
snowboarder exchanging gear

You can now buy used Burton snowboards and snowboard gear directly from Burton

Burton made a significant change to its Pass Along program, and you can now buy used gear direct from the Burton website
People on ski lift

The story behind that viral, terrifying ski lift malfunction video you’ll see posted across social media all winter long

You'll see it posted all winter long: A video of people being tossed off a malfunctioning ski lift. This is what happened.
27North F550 Ascender overlander truck camper driving down a dirt road.

27North’s F550 Ascender is a luxurious overlander that looks more like a yacht than a pickup truck camper

27North's Ascender truck camper is built on a rugged F550 platform with a long list of features, like 4K televisions, a huge solar electric setup, and a full wet bath.
Snowboarder cranks turn on mountain slope

Improve your snowboarding edge transition with this easy-to-follow rule

Get your snowboarding turns cleaner and catch your edges less with this simple piece of advice.
Snowboard ready to wax

How to wax a snowboard: A guide so your ride is ready for the slopes

Here's everything you need to know about hot waxing a snowboard for beginners.
Sun Valley Idaho

These are the best ski resorts for beginners in the U.S.

Whether you've never strapped on a pair of skis or you just need a refresher, these are some of the best ski resorts for beginners.
Green Rogen Tent

2024 camping preview: Hilleberg unveils new tent options

The Hilleberg's Saivo 4 and Rogen 3 are designed to meet your needs and ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable outdoor experience in 2024.
A man skis on a clear run, with mountains and trees behind him.

Snow is falling: These 7 workouts will get you ready for skiing and snowboarding in no time

Ready for skiing and snowboarding season? We didn't think so! These seven workouts will get you ready for the slopes in no time.
Three skiers

How to choose the right pair of skis for you

Before you buy a pair of skis, there are a few key factors to consider. We break down all of the important stuff for you.
An image of the all new Canyon Lux Trail CFR

Canyon bikes introduces all new Lux Trail mountain bike lineup with 4 unique models

Canyon bikes has released its new Lux Trail mountain bike with four unique models and tons of new features.
Skiing in Utah

Utah ski resorts saw upgrades across the board this offseason: What you need to know before you go

Utah ski resorts had a busy offseason! From new lifts to resort improvements, here are all the details you need to know.
Man sitting atop a campervan with a headlamp at night.

These tiny, cleverly designed Japanese RVs make your small camper van look like a palace

These RV concepts pack plenty of features into surprisingly — even impossibly — small spaces.
A man skiing in powder.

NOAA has released its winter weather outlook, and it’s good news for ski and snowboard season in these regions

Ski and snowboard weather was all over the place last year. This is what NOAA predicts we're in for this season.
Three people cooking using a camp kitchen next to Rivian R1T

Kia EV6, Rivian R1T, and more: The 8 best EVs for camping, thanks to bidirectional charging

Camping with an EV is a great idea — if you have bidirectional charging. These 8 EVs have it, and they're perfect for your next camping adventure.
Fresh snow on Powder Mountain, Utah

One of Utah’s best ski resorts – that we’re not supposed to talk about – just won an award for ‘best ski resort’

Locals will tell you not to talk about Powder Mountain, but Ski Magazine just blew its cover by naming it the best ski resort in the west.
People playing pickleball outside

Apple Watch study shows pickleball now more popular than tennis

Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the U.S., so it's no surprise Apple Watch users love it.
optimized overlanding gullwing pop up camper opened

Optimized Overlanding’s new $25K pop-up camper has everything you need for off-grid adventuring

Lightweight and compact enough to take just about anywhere, with a long list of features that ensure you can camp with most of the comforts of home.
Burton [ak] Kalausi snowboarding outerwear

Burton may have just made the most luxurious snowboarding gear ever

If you want to blend high fashion with high altitiude, the new Burton [ak] Kalausi snowboarding gear might be exactly what you're looking for.
Man at the top of a mountain wearing a Merino wool sweater

This easy trick tells you which merino wool base layer is right for your activity

Among the essential pieces of gear for staying warm is a merino wool base layer, and one crucial factor to consider when choosing a base layer is its weight.
Hotel Terra at Jackson Hole Resort

Jackson Hole Resort: Where to stay, eat, and relax at one of the world’s most popular ski resorts

Headed to Jackson Hole? Consider Jackson Hole Resort, which has plenty of great lodging and dining options without forcing you away from the mountain
Skiing snowboarding goggles gear

3 things you should always do on your iPhone before you go skiing or snowboarding

Smartphones are for more than just photos. These steps can help set up your ski day and give you an even better day on the slopes.
23/24 Arbor Candle Rain snowboard backcountry hike

One of the hottest snowboards of 2024 comes from one of the most responsible snowboarding companies

New snowboards drop every season, but the Arbor CANDLE Rain is one of the most anticipated for 2024 - here's why
Pebble electric RV travel trailer in a grassy field in the mountains.

Preorders for new $109k EV travel trailer with propulsion assist and solar panels open for only $500

An EV travel trailer sounds like a dream come true for many, and now you can preorder one from Pebble for only $500 down.
Alyeska Resort

Up your ski game with these lesser-known ski resorts in North America

Once you discover the joy of a smaller, lesser-known ski resort, you'll wonder why you spent so long in lift queues and merging with traffic onto groomers.
A woman sitting and drinking a warm beverage by a green tent.

Aeropress, VSSL, Frazy, and more: How to make great coffee while camping

Aeropress, VSSL, Frazy, and some of our favorite go-to options for making the best coffee possible while you camp.
Skiiers look down couloir from the edge

Are you a top shredder? These incredible U.S. ski resorts are for you

These ski resorts are the best in the U.S. for advanced and expert skiers who want varied terrain, steep skiing, and gnarly tree runs.
The Premium lineup from Ski Butlers.

This service delivers premium ski and snowboard rental equipment to top-tier resorts across the U.S.

Renting ski and snowboarding equipment might be a lot better with Ski Butlers, which delivers premium products right to the resort you're at.
Smith x Oyuki Method Helmet and Squad Mag Goggles.

SMITH, Oyuki collab for the coolest new snowboarding gear of 2024 (so far)

SMITH and Oyuki have collaborated on what might be the coolest snowboarding gear we've seen for 2024 - at least so far
A man sits in a chair wearing the ODLO x Burton Slokar Baselayers

Burton Snowboards finally has a wool base-layer thanks to collab with ODLO – but you won’t find it in stores

The new Burton Slokar line is its first wool base layer, created in collaboration with ODLO
Low-angle closeup of man walking in hiking boots on the trail.

Tactical boots vs. hiking boots: What’s the difference?

These are two of the most common kinds of rugged boots, but what are the differences?
Snow crab legs served with melted butter, garlic cloves, lemon slices, grilled corn in cobs and fresh parsley on wooden cutting boards, horizontal view from above, close-up

Alaskan snow crab fishing season is canceled again – overfishing, climate change to blame

Climate change is still wreaking havoc on snow crab fishing season in Alaska as another season is canceled
Friends sharing a meal while camping by a lake

Make your next camping cookout epic with the best mobile kitchens

Pack everything and the kitchen sink for your next camping trip. Check out our favorite mobile camp kitchens to whip up gourmet meals in a snap.
A picture of a mountain bike near an alpine river during fall

Are you prepared for cold and wet mountain bike season?

Fall is here but that doesn't mean we have to stop riding our mountain bikes. A few simple changes can have us riding year round (weather permitting).
A caution sign on a mountain bike trail telling riders to stop for riders coming up

3 unspoken rules of mountain biking you should know

There are three things other mountain bikers may not ever tell you - but we will. There are the unspoken rules of etiquette on the trail
A man puts on a pair of snowboard boots in the parking lot.

How snowboard boots should fit when you buy them

Buying a new pair of snowboard boots? This is how they should fit
Man drinking at ski lodge

How to dress for après ski: Learn the unspoken dress code

Staying at a ski lodge provides ample amount of downtime when you're not in your ski gear, here is what to wear après ski.
Ride snowboard air feature

Burton, The North Face, and more: Upgrade your winter gear closet with the world’s best snowboarding brands

Field-tested and approved, there are our top picks for the world’s best snowboarding brands for shredding fresh powder or groomed slopes in style this season.
A 12-speed cassette on a mountain bike

Mountain bike drivetrain showdown: Shimano vs. Sram

Shimano or Sram? We rank, review, and rate drivetrains from two of the biggest names in the mountain bike game.
Skiers and snowboarders ride down the mountain

This popular East Coast ski resort almost didn’t open for the 2023/2024 season

Black Mountain is one of the most popular ski and snowboard spots on the east coast, and was really close to not opening this year. Here's what happened.
A snowboarder sprays snow into the air.

AI created the absolute worst snowboarding video of all time, and it’s must-watch cringe

It's official: This is the worst snowboarding video ever. Don't even argue it. It's this one. It's terrible.