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Oct

30

2015

Early Winter 2015

Mountain magazine Early Winter 2015 cover

Location: Alta, Utah | Skier: Marcus Caston | Photographer: Adam Barker

features

Plaid-collar Mountain Folk

Meet the entrepreneurs changing the outdoor industry—from the beer we stand in line for to the gear our dogs wear. Also in the package: ‘Merican-made socks, a Telluride-born production company, top-shelf down from a mom-and-pop outfit, re-purposed fleece and rain shells, Vancouver’s backcountry innovators, fashion for the windburned set, and Bozeman’s craft coffee.

Gear Up, Get Down

Swami’s annual ski buyer’s guide. The gear you need for corduroy, off-trail pow, and all the meters (hey, we’re optimistic) of snow in between—all tested in Utah, Colorado, and Montana.

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All Mountain: 50 Percent Off-trail/50 Percent On-trail

All Mountain Powder: 70 Percent Off-trail/30 Percent On-trail

All Mountain Frontside: 30 Percent Off-trail/70 Percent On-trail

Pure Powder: 100 Percent Soft Snow

Pure Frontside: 100 Percent Groomed

Women’s Skis

Tweener Skis

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<backcountry: your ultimate set-up, plus more skis, boots, bindings, helmets, and packs>

Let It Snow

We take you inside 39 of the best resorts in North America, with select in-depth essays on Jackson Hole, WY, Wildcat Mountain, NH, Telluride, CO, Deer Valley, Utah, Whitewater, BC, and Grand Targhee, WY. Plus, we investigate the latest in cloud seeding research, highlight innovations in snowcat tech, and give you the lowdown on Park City, now the largest resort in the U.S.

Kicking the Beehive

Two blueprints that would ultimately decide the future of skiing and public transportation in Utah’s Wasatch Range are roiling public opinion. He’s what you need to know about One Wasatch and Mountain Accord.

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Location: Taos, NM | Skier: Stan Ray | Photo: Grant Gunderson

departments

mtn voice

Editorial Director Marc Peruzzi lays down some objective truths.

mtn gallery

Giddy-up winter.

mtn report

Get to know environmental advocate and Black Diamond founder and CEO Peter Metcalf. Plus, how your beloved fleece is bad for the planet, a report on the obese bike epidemic, the resurgence of après wine, and El Niño predictions courtesy of Mountain’s meteorologist.

mtn habitat

Unique restrictions keep Banff, Alberta from succumbing to high-dollar sprawl.

mtn lodges

Live the good life in Telluride’s Mountain Village, take in bed and breakfast charm in New Hampshire, relax in Big Bear Lake, California, or experience the coolest place you’ll ski all winter in British Columbia. Plus, four mountain properties and what they sold for.

mtn advocate

Community ski hills can change lives—look to Enfield, New Hampshire, and the Whaleback Mountain Club for proof.

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