Found west of Denver along the iconic Interstate 70, Vail is one of Colorado’s premium alpine resorts for winter and summer adventures. The area is blessed with perfect Rocky Mountain summers filled with sunshine and famously snowy winters. In the summer mountain bikers descend and backpackers descend upon the town but what really sets this resort aside from the rest is its widely diverse terrain for winter sports in this part of the Rockies.
Tucked away in the south-west corner of Switzerland is Whitepod, a luxury eco-camp high that’s been standing in the Valais region of the Swiss Alps since 2004. Perched at 1400m … Read more
In this 30-minute video, Salomon athletes follow in photographer Rueben Krabbe’s quest to capture a shoot framing skiers on a descent with an eclipse of the sun in the background. The team … Read more
When a group of friends and I started looking for things to inspire a Japan 2017 ski tour, it didn’t take long to stumble across DPS Cinematic, a growing collection of … Read more
Will Ross, September 21, 2015
Sweetgrass Productions are making a habit of pushing the envelope with their winter film releases. Two years ago, they explored the soul of skiing with Valhalla, followed-up by last year’s … Read more
For any outdoors enthusiast, British Columbia’s seaboard town Vancouver is an enviable place to live and grow a business – proximity to trails, climbing and snowsports is arguably unrivalled. It’s … Read more
It’s hard not to pay attention to Aspen Snowmass, Colorado’s prime alpine hub for skiing, culture, cuisine and summer endurance sports. They’re Audi Power of Four is also standout – a multi-discipline race … Read more
Located high up in a celestial space above London’s Silicon Roundabout, right in the thick of the burgeoning tech epicentre, can be found the UK office of performance ski manufacturer The Faction Collective. A … Read more
Val Thorens, France: the pinnacle of Alpine ski resorts, sitting at a healthy 2300m as the highest in Europe. VT is part of the Les Trois Vallées and as le plus grande domain skiable du monde (the largest linked ski area in the world), the resort accompanies Courcheval and Meribel as one of the mighty titans of Europe.
Copper Mountain is one of Colorado’s best ski resorts and the home to some of the best athletes on snow.
The small French ski resort of Sainte Foy in the Savoie department of the Rhône-Alpes is known by a select few for the quality and quantity of its off-piste areas, … Read more
Earlier this month, an unusual event took place in the Koh-e-Baba Mountain Range in the central Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan. For just the second time, the Afghan Ski Challenge (ASC) found its form, … Read more
When it comes to eyewear, maximizing performance and style is essential. Based out of California, Electric Visual are a team of innovators, investing in the production of sunglasses and snow goggles. As one of the brands at the forefront of optics design, Electric bring together the latest and greatest high performance technology with unique designs that reflect the youthful and fun spirit of today’s adventurers.
After testing The Agent 100 for a couple of weeks, I was lucky enough to try out Faction’s The Prodigy skis over a weekend in Switzerland which saw Verbier receive … Read more
Having spent a considerable number of seasons off-piste and in the park whilst wearing racing boots, my shins were slowly being shot to pieces. Tired of post-ski hobbling, I vowed … Read more
History and guide to Steamboat, Colorado in the Rockies of the USA. Skiing in Steamboat offers some of the best snow conditions in North America.
This season Verbier, Switzerland has increased the speed of access to the main part of the mountain, Ruinettes. The previous slower 4-seater chairlift at Mayentzet and the following (even slower) 2-seater chairlift at La Combe has now been replaced with a single, high-speed 6-seater chairlift.
Since 1947, Obermeyer has endeavored to create the finest gear for the inexhaustible snow adventurer. For women looking to invest in an outer layer that will not only keep up in the harshest of conditions, but function as a lightweight wind barrier on warmer days, the Coco Jacket’s array of versatile features make it a necessary addition to your snow get-up.
Located 67 miles northwest of Denver, Winter Park/Mary Jane is the perfect spot for day trips or spending your holiday vacation. While the resort’s five different regions offer terrain for all levels, what truly sets it apart from other Colorado ski resorts are its steep, relentless mogul runs and unmatched tree-skiing. Don’t let the typical family-friendly image fool you into thinking you’ll spend most of your day waiting in long lift lines and dodging gapers. With over 3,060 skiable acres and 1,212 acres of off-piste terrain, 53% of which is designated ‘Most Difficult’, these mountains will show you a good time, that is, if they don’t wear you out first.