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How To Layer Up For Cold Skiing

Nothing spoils a day on the slopes like a chill you just can’t shake. See our top tips for dressing smart and staying warm when skiing in subzero...

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Working Out to Get Out: 10 Exercises for a Better Next Adventure

Every exercise you see here is great prep for any number of outdoor activities, and each movement is sure to leave you feeling plenty sore.

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ski // snowboard // travel

ski // snowboard // travel

10 Tips for Your Next Ski Trip to Japan

If you're a serious skier or snowboarder, we bet you've considered taking a trip to the land of perfect powder. We’ve compiled a list of 10...

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ski // snowboard // snowshoe

ski // snowboard // snowshoe

Avalanche Rescue Gear Essentials

Check out these three steps to make sure you are prepared for your first backcountry tour of the season.

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ski // snowboard

ski // snowboard

How to Have a Good Ski Day with Your Kid

Libby Ludlow

Fear not. Whether you’re a seasoned skier or a new one, your child is a toddler or a tween, here are a few simple principles that can help ensure...

Donate a Little, Save a Lot More Than Money

We’ve been collaborating with The Nature Conservancy since 2008 to help restore the beautiful places we play in. This year we want to give back...

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ski // snowboard

ski // snowboard

Black Diamond’s JetForce

Carrying the necessary equipment to adeptly respond to an avalanche rescue scenario is crucial – and Black Diamond's JetForce System is tested,...

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climb // hike-camp

climb // hike-camp

A Mountain Town Escape

With three world-renowned rivers, countless hiking, biking, and running trails, exquisite restaurants, and numerous local, hand-crafted brews,...

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bike // hike-camp // run // ski // mountain-bike

bike // hike-camp // run // ski // mountain-bike

How to Incorporate the Outdoors into Your Work

Pete Labore, Chief Operating Officer at Backcountry, shares his top tips for building time outside into your workday.

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fly-fish

Chasing Peacock Bass in the Colombian Amazon

Ruth Sims

Backcountry Ambassador Ruth Sims journeyed to Colombia in search of Peacock Bass. What she found was the adventure of a lifetime.

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bike // run // mountain-bike

bike // run // mountain-bike

Krar Ride & Run Q&A

We caught up with endurance athlete Rob Krar who recently overcame a debilitating knee injury to take a first-place finish at the Leadville Trail...

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hike-camp

hike-camp

Tasty Trail Recipes

Lentine Alexis

Lentine Alexis brings you three mouth-watering meals and snacks perfect for backpacking trips.