Red Mountain Going Grey

New chairlift to access 997 acres

Red Mountain in Rossland, B.C., broke ground for a new fixed-grip quad chairlift, which will start spinning next winter and will access 997 more acres of terrain—about the size of Mount Baker—making the resort one of the largest in North America.


Sugar Bowl Expands Terrain

New chairlift opens up options for deep trees and backcountry access

Sugar Bowl Resort in Truckee, California broke ground this week on a new chairlift that will give skiers lift-served access to 1,000 feet of direct fall-line terrain through sheltered pow, cliffs, and deep trees. Sugar Bowl expects to open the Crow’s Peak chairlift as soon as next season.


Great Moments in Skiing: Candide’s Superpark Cork 5

Great Moments in Skiing is a semi-regular blog based on the endlessly rich well of YouTube content.

At Superpark 3 in the spring of 2001, Candide Thovex was 18 years old. He showed up to Mammoth in a stacked field of athletes, but when he started sending the entire hip, everybody else stopped to watch. That’s when he threw the 110-foot cork 5 tail grab heard ’round the world.


Junk in the Truck: Patagonia Down Sweater

If you live in a ski town, you probably own this already

On the coldest of storm days, the Patagonia Down Sweater is an ideal layer underneath my shell. It’s quilted with 800-fill-power European goose down, which is why this jacket is so dang warm.


When Buddha Sat On Tioga Pass

Late-season Sierra touring goes off, threatening to cause world peace

Out of sight, out of mind so they say. But absence also makes the heart grow fonder and though the snow was melting fast, Tioga Pass had entered a corn cycle.

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Watch Eric Pollard Go Huge

Line Skis releases POV from a film trip with Nimbus

Nothing like a little slow mo’ air time with Eric Pollard to get your day started on the right foot.

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Discrete Headwear: Computer Science-Inspired Steeze Wear

The backstory of Julian Carr’s headwear brand

Knowing that being a pro skier has a shelf life, Julian Carr started Discrete Headwear in 2008.


Week In Review June 16: Massive Hot Tubs and Log Slides

Scando domination continues, Alta progression, and new Whistler lifts

Week In Review June 16: Massive Hot Tubs, Log Slides, Scando domination continues, Alta progression, and new Whistler lifts.


Backyard Builds With Ahmet Dadali

Dadali on how you can create the best backyard jib set up ever

Ahmet Dadali has been on top since taking home the Breakthrough Performer and Best Jib honors at the 2011 POWDER Awards. Before that, however, he was another rag tag East Coast kid trying to ski all year long. Along with the now legendary I Hate NY crew, they turned Western New York from a hot summer spot to a backyard factory that churned out some of today’s best street skiers.


Jossi Wells is ‘Late’

Finally, his edit from last year

I wouldn’t call Jossi Wells a slacker. But he’s a year late on this edit from 2012. Can’t say I blame him. There’s plenty of other stuff I’d rather do than sit down at the computer to chop hours of footage into a fancy two-minute clip. I know how it is when you put something off for a day, which turns to a week, and then a month, and then it’s snowing again, and you just throw it out the window. But for this one, late is better than never. —Julie Brown


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