About the Mag
Jake and Dave Moe founded POWDER in 1972 as an alternative to the other, uptight skiing magazines. "To us, powder skiing means freedom, with an emphasis, not on how you do it, but just on doing it more," they said. That's what we're still trying to do. Powder to the People.
In This Issue
Sugar Loaf, Michigan, was once a vibrant hub of skiing. But 10 years ago the lifts suddenly stopped spinning, and the ski area is now in a state of decay. A correspondent tracks down a legend who disappeared in the Pacific Northwest. French ski bum Bruno Compagnet stays one step ahead of the rest. A crew take a shotgun ski trip to Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains.