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Choosing the right baselayer for your activity level is a quick and easy way to keep performance and spirits high on the skintrack—and on the down. Here are a few of our favorite women’s baselayers for everything from a quick backside lap to a sunny spring sufferfest.

The post Best Women’s Baselayer Shirts for Touring appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Touring along a glacier can be a spectacular experience. It can also be downright scary if you don’t know the route, since as glaciers move crevasses can form. The icy dungeons can lurk around solid snow bridges, so having the appropriate gear to navigate them is essential. Typically big ski objectives this time of year Read More

The post Essential Gear for Glacier Travel Skiing appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Hi Blaze, You left your computer open, and I noticed you’ve been working on a cover letter seeking sponsorship from Stoked Homies Into T-Bar Yodeling (SHITTY) Gear Co. I probably don’t need to remind you that I write for POWDER, the Skier’s Magazine, so I thought I’d offer up some feedback. I want you to Read More

The post Unsolicited Advice on Your Sponsorship Cover Letter appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Former U.S. Ski Teamer to compete for China in 2022 One U.S. skier is already dreaming of gold in Beijing 2022, but it won’t be under her familiar red, white, and blue. Instead, 15-year-old Tahoe native Eileen Gu will compete for China, representing her mother’s birth country at its first-ever Winter Games. Gu, who speaks Read More

The post Former U.S. Ski Champ to Compete for China in Beijing 2022 Olympics appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Tracking elevation gain, distance, and following a pre-decided route makes approaching a peak or traverse much more feasible. Here are four of the best GPS watches to help you get it done.

The post The Best GPS Watches For Skiers appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Whether he’s climbing, skiing, running, or flying, Teague Holmes knows how to move through the mountains quickly and efficiently. The Breckenridge-based skier is a world-ranked skimo racing champion who’s nabbed first descents in the Gore Range, skied all 10 peaks in the 10 Mile Range in a single day, and skied Liberty Ridge on Mount Read More

The post The Safe Way to Pack Light for Spring Skiing appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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While Colorado gets covered with inches of fresh snow, wildfire smoke from northern Alberta settles across portions of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Washington.

The post Wait, is it Endless Winter? Or Fire Season? appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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For most of us, the bullwheel has stopped spinning, the last lodge beer has been poured and our ski legs are now just awkwardly white beach legs. It’s been a great season, but, sigh, it’s time to hang ‘em up. It’s also the time to prep and store our gear for next season, a process Read More

The post The Alternative Guide to Offseason Ski Gear Storage appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Killington re-ups on World Cup Good news for the East Coast faithful this week as Killington announced that it will continue hosting its stop of the FIS World Cup up through at least 2020. The event has become a “home” race for Burke Mountain Academy alum Mikaela Shiffrin, drawing 39,000 sap suckers to the slopes Read More

The post Killington Re-ups on World Cup Through 2020 appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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Back in early-November of 2018, Colorado skiers and riders began to worry. Where was the snow? When would the state experience another historic season in the Rockies? Fast forward to May 30, 2019 and the state is reporting more than quadruple the size of its average snowpack for this time of year. The lone ski Read More

The post After Historic Winter, Chairs Are Still Spinning at These Resorts appeared first on POWDER Magazine.

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