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Sweet Tea and Skiing PC

Backcountry Gearhead Ashleigh McClary shares her story of connecting people to the outdoors.

Two-Way Radios for Backcountry Safety

Why you should use handheld two-way radios for better communication and safety while backcountry skiing.

How to Teach Kids to Ski

Teaching kids to ski can be challenging. But with the right tips and tricks, beginners can master the sport and grow to love it.

How Snowboarding Changed a Veteran’s Life

Get the story of how the National Ability Center in Park City, Utah helped one veteran, Ginger Mercer, find hope again through snowboarding.

Introduction to Skimo

Skimo, or ski mountaineering, is a tough sport that requires skinning and uphill skiing. Here are the essentials to get started.

Forego the Formula

Arc'teryx's Josh Barringer on changing careers and making his own path.

Avalanche Safety with the UAC

Educators and Forecasters from the Utah Avalanche Center share their knowledge to help us prepare for backcountry travel this winter.

Public Trust

Patagonia's Head of Environmental Activism, Hans Cole, answers our community's questions about their new film.

A Letter from the CEO

A Letter from the CEO

Caring For YOUR GORE-TEX® Garments

With field-proven durability, GORE-TEX wateproof and breathable outerwear—like the Cottonwood jacket and bibs of Backcountry’s new Winter Pursuit...

8 Reasons To Try Tele Skiing

Tele skiing combines elements of alpine and Nordic skiing. Discover how to telemark ski this winter.