Heat waves heralding the start of summer melt the ski bums off the hill, giving a ghost town feel to the mountain towns they once overran.
The snow has melted and ski season has long been over, but that doesn't mean resorts close their doors until the next frost settles. On the contrary, ...
Understanding sidecut, turn radius, and other measurements found on ski specs will help you choose the right pair for your style of skiing.
If you're planning a trip South of the Equator to the steep slopes of the Andes Mountains, here are a few tips to help you decide where to go.
After traveling to metropolises and micropolises (populations between 10,000 and 50,000) around the world, this place seems different, something evolved to a higher plane, but what?
The ever-present danger is what makes BASE jumpers the most extreme athletes in the world. Many people call them daredevils; most people call them crazy. They know there's a good chance they'll die, but that's what makes them feel alive.
There comes a time in every skier and snowboarder's life where you have to say goodbye to the ones you love. Maybe it's the 10 year-old Volant Machetes that lasted through the good times and are now relegated to late-season rock runs.
Summer skiing in North America exists, but the options are few and far between. Take a trip below the Equator, however, and you'll find something different... the seasons are flipped.
We're here on the weekend when most of the well-known resorts close. Great timing, I know. Among them: Deer Valley and the Canyons near Park City, and up around Ogden, Snowbasin.
Stop me if you've heard this one. You walk into the lodge/bar/lift line at a ski resort and you look around, shaking your head in disbelief. "I've been here before," you think.
Today, there are more than 5,000 ski areas around the world and while some 97 percent of these are closed between May and October, a stoic 150 or so do stay open during the six months of the year when the rest do not.
"I have never set out to be a role model or an inspiration in the diabetes world. I was just doing what I love to do and I found solutions with my own diabetes care that allowed me to do it."
Watching ski videos may induce unwanted pangs of longing, but maps and pictures of untouched mountain ranges are just the nicotine patches you need
Still in between the fun of winter and summer there lies something that no one really likes, but everyone needs to do -- spring cleaning.
Each of us faces challenges every day, some great, some small. And the reality of life is that the challenges continue; even as one ends, the next seems to be waiting imminently in its wake.
Some folks are fed up with this year's frigid temperatures and endless snowstorms. But those who love to ski, snowboard and snowshoe have a reason t...