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
Inside the October 2016 issue of POWDER:
– The Fellowship: Since its inception in 1973, the National Brotherhood of Skiers’ main goal has been to get more African-Americans on skis. The struggle continues.
– The New Bohemians: It’s the college kids, born-and-bred locals, and the free spirits who reassure us that no matter what misfortunes skiing might weather, there is still a way to make a life of it.
– Apparel of the Year: Sixteen of the most fun skiers we know spent three days in Deer Valley, Utah, to determine the best jackets and pants of 2017.
– Transparent: Though he sees the future in dire terms, Auden Schendler is positive and inspired as he continues his work in Aspen and Washington D.C. to mitigate climate change.
– An Unrefined Nature: The skiing is enough at Colorado’s Monarch Mountain