Backpacking when the weather forecast is anything but optimal can be intimidating, but with some modifications to your kit, you can turn it into an enjoyable four-season activity
Because they’ve saved me more than a few times—and they can do the same for you
Enjoy riding frozen waves more than ever with these items
The narrowest ski in the new Fischer Ranger series represents an entirely new direction for the brand
Hint: It depends on where you ski, what you ski, and how you ski. Outside associate gear editor Kelly Klein breaks it down.
And why we’re already stoked for next season
Getting through airports is a far easier proposition with the Thule RoundTrip
The professional skier says long grips help him save energy and avoid injury in the backcountry
On snow as in life, it’s important not to look like a bozo, and for new skiers, handling long, clunky boards is the original challenge. Ignore the hecklers—there’s more than one way to do it right.
Figuring out how to best equip and dress yourself when you’re just starting this sport can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help.
Vasu Sojitra lost his right leg as a baby, and Patrick Halgren lost his left at 23. When the two met and realized their feet were the same size, they've traded shoes ever since.
Boot fitting is equal parts art and science, and a little magic
Eddie Bauer’s award-winning Flyline outerwear was designed from the ground up for hard charging
Seasoned backcountry skier Jake Urban shares his kit for touring
We only have room for two powder skis in our print issue, but there are so many more worth your consideration
With a few specific products, paired with clothes you already own, you’re on your way to a rip-roaring good time
How do we decide which snowboards earn coveted slots in our Winter Buyer’s Guide? Take a virtual tram lap with a few of our Utah testers.
We only have room for two pairs in our print issue, but there are many more skis worthy of your attention
Only two pairs made the cut for print, but there are many more you should know about