Category skiing

10 Basic Rules For Adventure

Earlier this year, my book The Great Outdoors: A User’s Guide came out, representing about 12 years’ worth of poking…

10 Tips For Buying Skis

Fact: ski season is just around the corner. Another fact: it’s hard to participate in ski season without skis. Don’t…

The Value Of Just Going

Last Saturday afternoon, I was about to nod off in the passenger seat of my friend Mitsu’s car while we…

Dear Loveland Ski Area:

A few months ago, I walked into your season pass office and filled out a form to get an Uphill…

Dear Winter:

Dear Winter: Hey man. How’s it going? A few of us were just talking about you. And by “just,” I…

Skiing: A Bumpy Love Story

I leaned on my poles at the intersection of Why Not and Vagabond, green and blue runs, respectively, low on…

Considering Gratitude

Mike and I arrived at Lincoln Falls to see a dozen people spread across the base of the routes, and…

Dear Helmets:

Dear helmets: You guys are my favorite hats. Sure, other headwear may be more stylish, more “cool,” easier to put…