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FORBES: "THE PERFECT SKI"

This article was written for Forbes by Christopher Steiner Originally Published February 9, 2011   "Peter Wagner migrated to Telluride, Colo. in ...

THE NEW YORK TIMES : "THE BESPOKE SKI, SHAPED BY SCIENCE"

This article was written for The New York Times by Nicole LaPorte Originally Published Nov. 24, 2012   "Can a computer algorithm create...

HOW TO DEMO SKIS

Sure, it’s best to try skis before you buy them, but there are so many brands, waist-widths, price points, and flavors out there that it can be diz...

4 QUESTIONS TO ASK TO BUY THE BEST BACKCOUNTRY SKIS

Ok, people, here’s the deal: Heavier skis are better for downhill performance, and lighter ones are (obviously) better for hauling up mountains. S...

9 BACKCOUNTRY MISTAKES

Todd Guyn studies risk, avalanche safety and human behavior for a living. He shared with us the most common mistakes he sees skiers make in the bac...

THE WAGNER BEHIND WAGNER SKIS: Q & A WITH PETE

An interview with the man behind the skis. Pete Wagner does not fit they typical profile of a ski bum who started a ski company in his garage. He d...

LOOKING BACK ON THE HISTORY OF SKI DESIGN

In the beginning, all skis were custom-made. Skis used for winter transportation, for cross-country racing and jumping, were carved by hand, from ...

THE BEST SKIS FOR POWDER

 Ah, powder. To purr through the velvety deep, we skiers will wake up at ungodly hours, drive white-knuckled up icy mountain roads, and make up ela...

HOW IMPORTANT IS CAMBER?

We know, rockered skis have been all the rage since Jennifer Anniston’s hair became a thing. But that doesn’t mean that camber isn’t important. Fir...

S3, E8: SKYLAR HOLGATE: BE THE WATER, NOT THE ROCK

For almost half his life, Skylar Holgate has logged 250-300 day seasons in the biggest mountains of Colorado, Alaska, Argentina, and Chile. He guid...

S3, E7: TED MAHON: FANCY FOOTWORK

Ted Mahon : Fancy Footwork On this episode of Next Level Skiing, I speak with Ted Mahon, one of Colorado’s most respected mountain athletes. He ha...

THE ART OF CARVING

You may think you’re carving. You ski fast on blue and black groomed terrain, making long turns and kicking up clouds of snow. But if you look back...

TRAFFIC ARTIST COLLECTION: ADOLFO CORREA

Chilean graphic artist Adolfo Correa has not always been a creator—he began by being an appreciator. As a young child, he collected other people’s ...

GETTING INTO THE BACKCOUNTRY: PART 2 – GET THE KNOWLEDGE

So here we are. For most of us in the U.S., the 2021 winter season is begrudgingly and slowly arriving in the  mountains and after the 2020 season...

S3, E6: ERIK LAMBERT: BACKCOUNTRY– MORE THAN JUST AVY SKILLS

  Erik Lambert and partner Jeff Woodward founded Bluebird Backcountry in 2019 on a snowy hill outside of Kremmling Colorado. They wanted to test t...

S3, E5: CODY TOWNSEND: TIMING IS EVERYTHING

Big mountain super hero turned mountaineering master, Cody Townsend has piloted a career on skis unlike any other. He spent more than a decade ski...

THE BEST SKIS FOR GROOMERS

Let’s face it: hard snow happens. A lot. Despite all those images of blower pow you see in all the mags, most of the time we are skiing groomers a...

APRÉS-SKI STRETCHES

Here are all the best apres ski stretches to help you be the best skier possible, from spinning on a bike to using the roller ball and scheduling a...

GETTING INTO THE BACKCOUNTRY: PART 1 – WHERE TO BEGIN

So here we are. For most of us in the U.S., the 2021 winter season is begrudgingly and slowly arriving in the  mountains and after the 2020 season...

NITTY GRITTY GRAPHICS: WOOD VENEERS | PART 2/5

This is the second of 5 articles helping you hone in on places, avenues, and ideas to kick-start your creativity.   Custom graphics makes your ski...

S3, E4: WES WYLIE: SKIING AND HEALING, HOW TO SKI FOREVER

Season 3, Episode 4 Dr. Wes Wylie is the guy you want on your heliskiing crew. He’s a heliski guide at Alaska’s Tordillo Mountain Lodge as well as...