Four High Country Entrepreneurs
Changing sustainable seafood, one T-shirt at a time. Turning consumers into volunteers to keep water fresh. Reviving military materials—and vets—with tough and stylish satchels. Licensed to fight evil, empowered by Millennials.
Mountain’s All-Access Guide to Backcountry Adventure
Seven summits and 30,000 acres from one hut, heli-touring at CMH Adamants Lodge and in the Ruby Mountains, Colorado’s 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, and Nordic thru-skiing in Vermont’s Green Mountains.
The Ski Industry Takes on Dirty Coal
One Way to Die in the West
Weed in the High Country
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Angel Collinson, skiing’s newest homegrown film star. Canada’s Global Mountain Solutions pioneers a new market for mountain guides. Six hopping festivals where the skiing is as good as the banjo jams. Plus: Your winter reading list.
Time Tested Gear
Swami weighs in cold-weather bike tops, nordic and alpine ski gear, winter staples, and must-have one-offs, including a fossil fuel-free stove, fancy food, and some sleep aids. Plus, crossover apparel to take you from the hill to the bar.
Ski hard, sleep deep: Cool places to stay in the high country, including a New Mexican ranch, a Vermont farmhouse turned eco B&B, a century-old Montana hotel, and a California landmark that sits less than 15 miles from a handful of world-class resorts. Plus, three mountain properties and what they sold for.