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Instead of opting for a standard parade and subpar firework show this Fourth of July, get outside and celebrate the good ol' U.S. of A. by cracking a cold one (or three) after taking a few laps on snow and in water. Here are our top four picks for a little summer skiing and swimming
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A good touring boot is lightweight, maneuverable, and flexible for the skin track, then locks in securely for the descent far beyond the rope line. These boots all received at Skier’s Choice award in our 2018 Buyer’s Guide. Read our full reviews of these boots and more right here. ATOMIC Backland Carbon Buy now. With
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Suunto Spartan Watch Buy now. The Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro–the latest new release from Suunto–packs an insane amount of technology into a (relatively) small 46-gram package. Whether your training for a big race like the Grand Traverse, making backcountry laps in near white-out conditions, or hitting the local hill, the updated Spartan has
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The following items were all rated Skier's Choice in our 2018 Apparel Guide, meaning not only are they on sale right now, but they've been tested and vetted as the best jackets and pants on the market. Flylow Billie Coat Buy now. The Billie Coat checks all the boxes for function in a ski jacket
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The following items were all rated Skier’s Choice in our 2018 Apparel Guide, meaning not only are they on sale right now, but they’ve been tested and vetted as the best jackets and pants on the market. Flylow Lab Coat Buy now. Lightweight and packable, but fully storm- and waterproof, the Lab can be seen
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In May of 2017, the worst case scenario happened to Colorado native Paul Hoskinson and his beloved dog, Remi. While enjoying a spring day on Independence Pass outside of Aspen, Hoskinson, a former competitive skier and backcountry aficionado, accidentally clipped Remi's right leg when skiing through old slide debris. "The inevitable finally happened. It was
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This week, in ski news… Saddleback owner arrested on fraud charges The shadowy Aussie businessman that once vowed to turn Maine's beloved Saddleback around has been arrested on fraud charges in his home country according to the Bangor Daily News. Sebastian Monsour bought the resort on promises to invest heavily, but so far has yet
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Porter Fox said it best when, in the September 2016 issue of POWDER, he wrote: It is divine–every single day you are on the hill. It is a gift and a privilege. If you take it for granted, you are missing everything. Working to give back to the ski industry and contributing to the future
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One thing you might not guess about Franz Fuchsberger is that he didn't grow up as a ski racer. Fuxi, as he is known, has been a fixture on the American ski racing scene ever since he pulled into Government Camp, Oregon, with a trailer full of brightly colored ski suits in 2001. But his
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This week, in ski news… Top alpine ladies out-earn men for second straight year In what is no insignificant feat, 17 of the top 18 women's alpine racers on the World Cup circuit out-earned their male counterparts this season, making it the second season in a row that the ladies have dominated in the wages
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Tourists, weekend warriors, speed bumps ... whatever your term for the people who have temporarily invaded the place where you moved to try and avoid people, they aren't all bad. After all, you're living a semi-permanent vacation and they're on an actual vacation vacation, so your interests are partially aligned. Plus, their presence just increased
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By Jaakko Jarvensivu Swedish film director Ruben Ostlund, 44, has directed more than a dozen films in his career, including his 2017 satirical film “The Square” which earned him the prestigious Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film Festival and an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film. But long before the prestige and awards, Ostlund came
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Your sunglasses say a lot about your style, but their most important job is to protect your eyes from UV rays, which can cause cataracts, retina damage leading to blindness, and astigmatism. The National Eye Institute recommends wearing sunglasses that block out 99 to 100 percent of both UVA and UVB radiation. Winter, spring, summer,
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Bivy, an app that lets users find, record, and share trails for hiking, biking, paddling, climbing, skiing, and more, today announced a Kickstarter campaign launching BivyStick, a two-way satellite communication device. BivyStick will work with your existing smartphone and offers all of the benefits of a GPS unit and satellite two-way communicator to send SMS
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Animated view of Swiss Mountain Rescue history As adorable as it is informative, here is a brief history of everyone's favorite snow pet: The Swiss Mountain Rescue Dog and the rest of the Swiss Mountain Rescue team. Beartooth Highway gap jump gets best news report ever They just don't make news reports like this anymore:
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