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Snowmakers blowing snow at Wildcat Mountain

Skiing and snowboarding season is starting slow out west – our full list of ski resort openings

Want to go skiing or snowboarding in Colorado, Utah, or California? This is a full list of which resorts are open
Skiing down hill

A guide to different ski types, no matter what your skiing adventure looks like

We're here to help you learn your pistes from your powders so you can get the right skis this winter.
Snow capped mountains with clouds above at Mount Olympic National Park

National parks in Washington state: 7 hidden treasures you should know about

A guide to the best national parks in Washington state, ranked
Burton Step-On

Burton Step-On review: Should you opt-in to Step-On?

Burton Step-On is progressive but polarizing. Are these the boots and bindings you should be buying in 2023? After two seasons of testing, we have the answer.
Snowboard ready to wax

These 3 brands of ski or snowboard wax are the only ones we recommend: Here’s why

When it comes time to wax your skis or snowboard, there are tons of options. It's daunting. These are your best options - and for one great reason
Burton Loback Step-On

Burton Step-On bindings review: Step-On Loback will make you rethink your snowboard setup

Burton Loback Step-On snowboard bindings are a continuation in the drive for fewer straps and more fun. Does it deliver? Find out!
A man walking down a trail during the winter in the snow

Cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and more: 6 unique winter activities you simply have to try

Looking for something to do this winter? Have you tried cross-country skiing yet? We have six activities you might love.
Ski goggles hanging on a snowboard

Snowboarding 101: Rocker vs. camber? What do snowboard profiles mean?

Camber, rocker, flat, and flying V are all terms you'll see when shopping for a snowboard, but what's the difference? And how do they affect your ride?
A mountain biker catches air

Do you think you should be better at mountain biking than you are? These 3 things could be holding you back

Every mountain biker will experience a period where they aren't progressing. These are the challenges getting in the way of your mountain biking goals.

Make shopping easy: The best gifts for men (no matter what he’s into)

We rounded up the best men's gifts of 2023 to get any man the best present for any occasion, including yourself.
Man splitting wood

How to split firewood (with or without an axe)

Learning how to split wood with or without an axe will help you build roaring fires and save money on firewood for years to come. It's time to get choppin'!
Canyon Spectral Bike

Mountain bike gift guide: 12 fantastic ideas for the mountain biker in your life

Stop worrying about what to get mountain bikers. We have put together the best mountain bike gift guide that will have every rider pleased this holiday season
Ride1UP CF Racer1 with rider traveling up a dirt road.

Ride1Up launches drop-bar racing electric bike options with carbon fiber frames and concealed power train

Whether you ride gravel or paved roads, Ride1Up's CF Racer1 e-bike brings carbon fiber-framed racers within range of more budgets.
snowboard bindings gift guide snowboarder turning

Snowboard bindings gift guide: Our top picks from Burton, Union, Nidecker, and more

Whether you're buying for the snowboarder in your life or creating your own list, our guide has all the best stuff - we guarantee
A man in a space suit riding on The Smart Tire Company's METL tires

This company is making airless bicycle tires with materials originally designed for NASA’s Mars Rover

The Smart Tire Company has created an airless bicycle tire using NASA- designed materials.
Brown bear in snow

Video: Skier nearly collides with black bear at Heavenly Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe

When you go skiing, you have to make sure you don't collide with other skiers and snowboarders. This skier had to do the same with a black bear.
Coffee cups cheers-ing

Après ski is cool, but the Swedish tradition of fika might be cooler: Here’s why

Everyone loves an apres-ski moment, but the Swedish tradition of "fika" might be better. Here's everything you need to know.
Santa Claus on skis in front of a Christmas Tree background

The ultimate ski gift guide for anyone who loves powder days

If you're looking for a gift for someone who loves to ski, look no further.
Sunlight over Palisades Tahoe ski resort

Our favorite Lake Tahoe ski resorts, ranked

Lake Tahoe ski resorts have some of the best views in the world. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
A man in a red jacket walking through the woods, covered in snow

The best hiking gear to gift from Benchmade, Smartwool, and more

Show a fellow hiker some love with our top 10 list of the best gift ideas that will make their next journey memorable and exciting.
Backcountry powder snowboarding Ben Kitching

Snowboarding gear gift guide: SMITH, Burton, 686, Dakine, and more

Whether you’re looking for snowboarding gifts or just want to treat yourself, we’ve compiled some top picks for the upcoming season.
Burton Custom X snowboard specs

Snowboard profiles, explained: How to pick the right snowboard, every time

Curious how to know if the snowboard you're looking at is right for you? Our snowboard profile guide will tell you how to pick the right board, every time.
Two skiers at Whistler Blackcomb ski resort

Ski trail ratings, explained (and why most ratings are actually BS)

While ski trail ratings provide guidance, they aren't absolute. The official rating guide shows how subjective the system is.
A group of friends posing with their snowboards and skis while standing in the snow.

The best way to travel with a snowboard or skis affordably

We have the way for you to travel to your snowy destination without having to haul those skis or snowboard along every step of the way.
An image of pickleball balls.

Pickleball paddles, shoes, and more: The best pickleball gifts you can get

Curious to learn more about a few of the best pickleball gifts? Read our gift giving guide that will impress any pickleball enthusiast in your life.
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Our favorite Montana ski resorts, ranked

Montana ski resorts have some of the best conditions in the world. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
Man riding an electric bike

The best electric bike options to make your commute or adventure greener

Cover long distances while staying green with our latest roundup of the best electric bikes, with each one promising a less-polluted commute or adventure.
A snowboarder hits a park feature on their freestyle snowboard.

Snowboards gift guide: Burton, Arbor, CAPiTA, and more for every skill level

Whether you're buying for the snowboarder in your life or creating your own list, our guide has all the best stuff — we guarantee
Right front three-quarter view of a Juiced Bikes Scrambler X2 parked on sand with ocean in the background.

Juiced Bikes updates the Scrambler X2, one of the original go-anywhere electric bike options

Juiced Bikes' Scrambler X2 is the most recent refresh of the solidly-built, go-anywhere e-bike that is fast, fun, and well-built.
A man looking through the Callaway 300 Pro laser rangefinder.

This Callaway laser rangefinder with slope measurement is 43% off

Add some precision to your golf game and some savings to your wallet with this deal on the Callaway 300 Pro laser rangefinder.
A man in a yellow GORE-TEX jacket walks past a lake

This is why your Gor-Tex jacket isn’t keeping you dry

Unbridled breathability just doesn't exist, so we take a look at the limitations of Gore-Tex, how it functions, and what you can do to help your jacket.
Snowboarding riding powder with red goggles

You need a great pair of ski or snowboarding goggles: Here’s why

We've got some compelling reasons why great ski or snowboarding goggles should be your next big snow sports purchase
Real snowboarder falls at offpiste ski slope. ski safety concept

Why you need a great skiing or snowboarding helmet: Scientists say your brain can’t heal itself

Neuroscientists are beginning to question if the brain can reorganize itself after a stroke, hearing or vision loss, or other medical issue.
Man walking in front of a CAN-AM Spyder RT Limited three-wheeler.

Camping with a CAN-AM Spyder RT taught me a lot about packing, motorcycle camping, and life on 3 wheels

You might not think of the CAN-AM Spyder RT as a camping vehicle, but we took it off-road and learned a lot. This is our review.
Vandoit Moov Ford Transit Camper Van driving off-road

Vandoit created a modular, completely customizable Ford Transit camper van, and we want one

Van builders, Vandoit, is showing van lifers what's possible with its rugged and ultra customizable, Ford Transit-based Moov.
Man and dog walking in the woods with a wool blanket for camping strapped to a backpack

These are some of the best wool blankets for camping

The best wool blankets are soft, durable, odor resistant, and naturally fire retardant, making them ideal for keeping warm around the campfire.
Man standing in front of snowy mountains

A premium holiday gift guide for the outdoorsman

Looking for a gift guide that will have the outdoorsman in your life smiling? Here is the ultimate guide for you.
Snowboarder bombs the slopes

The complete snowboard buying guide and size chart

Want to buy a snowboard but aren't sure where to start? Check out our buying guide for all the information you need this winter.
A Revel Rail 29 on a forest road

Mountain bike terminology and jargon, explained: What everything on your bike is actually named

Mountain bike jargon can be confusing, so we are explaining it all in a no-nonsense way.
snowboard boots gift guide snowboarder on glacier

Snowboard boots gift guide: Our top picks from Burton, ThirtyTwo, Vans, and more

Whether you're buying for the snowboarder in your life or creating your own list, our guide has all the best stuff - we guarantee
solo hiker taking in the view along trail in winter

Explore these scenic hiking trails this winter

Not all hiking trails close in winter. These trails across the U.S. are worth the trip.
person showing pair of blue-and-white running shoes

Best pickleball paddles: Picks for every skill level, playstyle

Pickleball paddles, at first, appear somewhat samey, but getting the right one seriously impacts your play. Here are our picks for the best pickleball paddles.
Pi-Pop battery-less electric bike parked on grass in front of a brick building.

Meet the Pi-Pop, the electric bike you never need to charge (because it has no battery)

French manufacturer Pi-Pop breaks from traditional electric bike design with a power source you never need to recharge.
Fresh snow on Powder Mountain, Utah

Our favorite Utah ski resorts, ranked

Utah ski resorts have some of the best snow in the world. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
Garmin series of watches

Garmin debuts 3 new smartwatches for everyone from sailors to serious divers

If you're a fisherman or a scuba diver, you'll want to check out these Garmin watches.
Riding up a snowy trail in Trew Gear's Up Jack windbreaker

Mountain bike maintenance during the off season: 3 things you need to do

Before you hang up your mountain bike for the winter season, consider taking it to the bike shop for some maintenance. Here are the 3 things you need done.
Ski helmet upside down on the snow

The ultimate ski helmet and snowboard helmet guide: MIPS, Koroyd, WaveCel, and which helmet protects best

Your ultimate ski and snowboard helmet guide! We tell you all about protection, fit, and which ones to buy
Elk at Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park tip: Don’t dangle your baby near an elk like the guy in this video

Elk, bears, moose, and other wildlife are not to be messed with. This Yellowstone visitor didn't get the memo.
Alpha Motor Corporation Nightwolf Electric Truck on a plain studio background.

Alpha’s Nightwolf is an all-electric, blacked-out overlanding camper that feels straight out of Mad Max

Alpha Motor's Nightwolf overlander camper is extremely customizable with oversized cargo boxes, rally lights, all-terrain tires, and rooftop solar panels.
The Insta360 camera detailed picture.

The new Insta360 Ace Pro looks almost exactly like a GoPro, and has specs to match

The new Insta360 Ace Pro action camera looks a lot like a GoPro, and has specs to rival any premium action cam.