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.
– The Big East: Rocky Mountain powder 12 hours north of Boston.
– The Last Valley: Steep skiing Arolla, the hidden gem of Switzerland.
– The Local: The people you want to know, the skier you want to be.
– The 2015 Buyer’s Guide: Do you need all this stuff to be a better skier? Maybe, maybe not. The best skis, boots, and bindings for 2015.