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Epic ski pass, IKON ski pass, and more: The best ski and snowboard passes for 2023-2024

Plan on a lot of ski or snowboarding trips this winter? Even if you're a local, going often means more fun, and these are the best season passes for 2023-2024
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Rock the après-ski party this winter with our guide

Après-ski is all about relaxing and having fun after hitting the slopes all day long. From slope-side toasts to bar crawls, the options are endless.
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Apple just gave hikers, campers, skiers, and snowboarders a great reason to use Apple Maps and ditch Google Maps

Do you ski, snowboard, hike, or camp? Apple Maps might be your new favorite app with its new offline mode.
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All 2023-2024 Burton snowboards are now available – here’s everything you need to know

All new Burton snowboards for 2023-2024 are now available! We've got the inside scoop on design, specs, and who should buy each new board
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Get your skis and snowboards ready: Ski resorts worldwide are starting to see snow

Ski resorts worldwide saw their first snowfall of the season in August.
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Jackson Hole Mountain Resort owners sell to local families, keeping resort hyper-local indefinitely

Jackson Hole's owners decided to sell shares to local families, almost ensuring no big resort conglomerate will ever get its hands on the property.
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Epic Pass, the world’s best ski and snowboard season pass with access to over 80 resorts (including Vail), to raise prices

Epic Pass, which grants access to over 80 resorts (including Vail), will raise prices on September 4
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This is the strongest indication yet that we should have another incredible ski and snowboard season in ’23-’24

Looking forward to skiing or snowboarding this winter? The Farmers' Almanac says it's going to be very cold
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Snowboard season is almost here, and the most insane Burton Step-On bindings just dropped

We love Burton Step-On bindings, and now they're available for kids and splitboarders.
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El Niño can’t help: Warming in the Atlantic means an ‘above normal’ hurricane season, NOAA says

El Nino usually tempers hurricane season - not this year.
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‘Historically strong’ El Niño may wreak havoc on ski and snowboard season

This dramatic weather pattern hits the U.S. every few years, but how does winter 2023 shape up against historic El Nino winters?
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Burton’s latest collaboration celebrates Pride and the LGBTQ+ community with a middle finger aimed at discrimination

Burton is celebrating Pride with new gear that takes direct aim at discrimination with a not-so-subtle message.
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How to care for your Gore-Tex gear properly for max performance

Did you know that GORE-TEX requires proper care to keep it working properly? Check out our guide to keep your gear working like new.
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Winter may never end! Here’s how to snowboard in spring the right way

Spring riding is one of the best parts of any snowboard season, but finishing the season on a high needs some planning. Here's how to do it properly.
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Burton is re-releasing some of its most iconic snowboards ever and we want them all

Burton has re-released some of its most iconic snowboards of all time, ushering in an era of retro-cool boards with modern clothing to match.
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TREW has created winter wear specifically for spring (yes, really!)

Spring snowboarding comes with its own set of demands. Get it right this spring with the new gear setup from TREW.
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Is the long ski and snowboard season all due to climate change?

Much of the western U.S. has enjoyed record snowfall, and skiers and snowboarders are rejoicing – but it may be because of climate change.
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Review: Has Quiksilver nailed the modern-retro snowboard jacket?

I took the Quiksilver High Altitude Jacket to Japan for a month to see how it performed, and here's what I found.
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Rhythm Rentals review: If you’re hitting the powder in Japan, you should leave your snowboard at home

Dragging ski and snowboarding gear on long-haul flights is expensive and hard work. Use Rhythm Rentals instead for awesome equipment and great service.
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Anon M4 Perceive Pro Pack review: is this snowboard goggles overkill?

The Anon M4 Perceive Pro Pack is $1,400. Is it worth the hefty price? We review the most expensive snow sports goggle kit on earth.
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DaKine High Roller snowboard bag review: Traveling like a pro (snowboarder)

The DaKine High Roller is a lightweight snowboard bag for travelers - but does it protect your gear? Will it hold up to baggage handlers? Read on to find out!
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Watch as this skier saves a snowboarder stuck in deep powder

Watch as this skier finds a snowboarder buried underneath a tree in this viral video.
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Going snowboarding in Hakuba for the first time? Here’s what you should know

I spent a month in Hakuba, Japan, snowboarding almost every day and exploring the local town at night. Here's what I can tell you for planning your trip.
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Smith Nexus snowboard helmet review: a great lightweight helmet with one big drawback

Ski and snowboarding helmets should be protective, stylish, and comfortable. Does the Smith Nexus helmet cover all the bases? Read our review to find out!
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You can now enter to win the weirdest (and maybe coolest?) splitboard we’ve ever seen, from TWIX

With its design contest finalized, TWIX is now giving away 110 of its weird and wonderful splitboards.
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Summer skiing? California ski resorts have so much snow, they’ll be open until July

With record snowfall on the cards and a late season, ski resorts in California are going to be open for skiing until at least July.
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Why wool base layers are a winter sports must-have item

Here's why you should never wear cotton in the winter months, and why Merino wool is, in fact, all it's cracked up to be.
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This is nuts: Never Summer tested its newest snowboard on a lake of pure ice

Watch as Nick Larson hits the ice to prove that the 2024 range of Never Summer snowboards have the ultimate edge control in any conditions.
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Burton Family Tree Hometown Hero snowboard review: Powder lovers apply within

Looking for a powder-plowing snowboard? Check out our review of the Burton Family Tree Hometown Hero.
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Burton just gave you the perfect reason to go snowboarding this weekend

Need an excuse to go snowboarding? Burton's annual "A day for Jake" is March 11, and is the perfect excuse to spend a day on the mountain.
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What’s still to come in the Snowboard World Cup? All dates and venues

From Alpine races to freestyle competitions, there's plenty of action still to come this winter from the best snowboarders in the world.
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This is why snowboard boots have forward lean

Whether you're using rental boots or looking to buy your own, you'll have noticed that snowboard boots all lean forwards, but why is that?
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Boarding for Breast Cancer wants everyone to ‘love their peaks’

Boarding for breast cancer is raising awareness and funs at ski resorts around the U.S. Find out how you can get involved.
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Burton and Run DMC partner for new boards, boots, bindings – and a great cause

Burton and Run DMC partnership helps kids in need via two great foundations.
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Review: The Dakine Boot Locker 69L is the best snowboard gear bag we’ve tested

Is there such a thing as the perfect snowboard gear bag? The Dakine Boot Locker 69L might be it.
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Gear up for the slopes this winter with the best ski and snowboard pants

Whether you're carving moguls or laying skin tracks, we've rounded up the best ski and snowboard pants for shredders of every stripe.
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You can now design your own splitboard, courtesy of… Twix?

Who hasn't dreamed of designing their very own splitboard? Well, thanks to Twix, you could see your design on the mountain this winter.
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Review: is the Smith I/O Mag Imprint 3D Goggle worth its $450 price tag?

Should you pay $450 for the Smith I/O Mag Imprint 3D Goggle? It's feature-packed, but the price packs a punch. we give the goggle a full review.
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Dakine Sender Stretch 3L review: The best snowboarding outerwear you can buy?

Do the Dakine Sender Stretch 3L pant and jacket stand up to the competition? We give them a full day on the mountain to find out!
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How to buy the right ski gear this winter: A complete guide

It's time to head to the mountains for a weekend of skiing and snowboarding. If you're wondering what to wear, here's everything you'll need in ski gear.
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X Games 2023: Schedule, how to watch, favorites to win, and more

This weekend only, X Games 2023 comes to Aspen. Check out how you can catch all the action and which athletes we tip for greatness this year.
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Snowboarding for beginners: With our slang guide, you won’t look like a newbie

There's much more to snowboarding than just getting on a board and learning how to ride. Our snowboard slang guide will help you integrate into the culture.
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The 5 best all-around snowboards you can buy in 2023

Rather than spend a fortune on a separate snowboard for every occasion, why not invest in a high-quality board to get you through all sorts of conditions?
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The perfect skiing mid layer? Why this jacket has become my winter gear go-to

Skiing, especially ski touring, is all about regulating your temperature. I have tested the new Ibex Aire Hoodie for over a month; here's what I think.
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Get the best snowboard boots for comfortable connection

These are the best snowboard boots on the market to give you a comfortable and responsive ride this winter.
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Step up your ride this year with our best snowboard bindings

Winter is here and the mountains are covered with snow. This is the perfect week to get out and enjoy some snowboarding.
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Hit the slopes with the whole family at these top resorts

Heading to the slopes with the whole family this winter? Hit up one of these resorts for a great time for everyone.
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The surprise must-have item for your winter sports adventures

Ever wanted to warm up between ski runs? When tailgating at a ski resort, you need the best gear possible. The BioLite FirePit+ is this year's must-have.
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Save time strapping in with these step in snowboard bindings

Want to spend more time riding on the mountain and less time sitting at the top of a chair? Check out these step in snowboard bindings.
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Keep your fingers toasty warm this winter with the 7 best hand warmers

Serious cold demands serious heat. These battery- and chemical-powered hand warmers are the best way to keep your hands warm this winter.