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
A Rugged Lady in a Fur Coat: Searching for ski bums at the
fanciest resort in the East, Stowe Mountain Resort. Story by Nick Paumgarten.
Of Smoke: A mountain community in Washington's Okanogan County uses skiing to recover from devastating wildfires. Story by Kade Krichko. Photos by Scott Rinckenberger.
Weightless: While enduring the tragic loss of his wife, Rory Bushfield's life remains a boyhood dream. Story by Sierra Davis.