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Armada introduces brand-new Declivity series of all-mountain skis
Armada introduces brand-new Declivity series of all-mountain skis

What used to be the name for Armada’s 2015 ski-mountaineering specific skis—the choice of the late JP Auclair on his high-alpine missions—as well as the....

Line Skis is making a carving ski (yes, you read that right) and it’s called the Blade
Line Skis is making a carving ski (yes, you read that right) and it’s called the Blade

What do you think of when you think of Line Skis? “Skiing the wrong way since ’95,” right? Line was hatched by Jason Levinthal in....

Cuisine, Brews, and Easy Livin’ – How Entertainment Businesses Are Welcoming Back Guests
Cuisine, Brews, and Easy Livin’ – How Entertainment Businesses Are Welcoming Back Guests

Our last article we went deep into how adventure businesses are welcoming back visitors after Tahoe’s restrictions have eased. This week, we’ll give you an....

Summer Skiing: Where there’s Snow we Shred
Summer Skiing: Where there’s Snow we Shred

Are you bummed winter is over?  The snow is melting, and your local ski area has now switched to summer operations, right?  Well, don’t despair....

Taos Ski Valley, NM Beginning Limited, Phased Re-opening This Week
Taos Ski Valley, NM Beginning Limited, Phased Re-opening This Week

World-class ski area and FWT destination Taos Ski Valley is beginning a ‘phased reopening’ this week. Photo courtesy Taos Ski Valley.This week, Taos Ski Valley....

Hundreds of Homes in the Navajo Nation Get Long-Awaited Running Water
Hundreds of Homes in the Navajo Nation Get Long-Awaited Running Water

More than one-third of homes within the Navajo Nation are without running water. Photo Credit: Slava KeyzmanOver one-third of the homes within the Navajo Nation—which....

Nevis Range To Re-Open In July
Nevis Range To Re-Open In July

Staff have been working to put new safety measures in place, including thermal screening, increased cleaning procedures and social distancing. Opening day is expected to....

Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Brundage Mountain Resort, ID
Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Brundage Mountain Resort, ID

Some days are powder days, some days are snorkel days. Photo: SnowBrainsWhile central Idaho may not be a ski mecca, Brundage Mountain Resort is truly....

FRAMED
FRAMED

The best photos of the year Of all the things that inspire us to travel to new destinations, there’s perhaps one single medium that’s the....

Austria To Open Its Borders To 31 Countries Next Week But Not The UK
Austria To Open Its Borders To 31 Countries Next Week But Not The UK

The UK will not be one of those countries, due to its high number of cases of coronavirus and its current position in battling the....

Snowboard Stuff For When You’re Not Snowboarding
Snowboard Stuff For When You’re Not Snowboarding

Say hello from our editor for a little light hearted post, hi Abby! Turns out isolation life has brought some of my otherwise summer shelved....

The Evolution of Avalanche Beacon Technology
The Evolution of Avalanche Beacon Technology

Have you ever wondered how avalanche beacon technology works?  Or even what people did out in the backcountry before modern beacons? Well, up until 1968,....

Scientists Stumble Upon Global “Plastic Cycle” in U.S. National Parks
Scientists Stumble Upon Global “Plastic Cycle” in U.S. National Parks

Soil samples taken from Yosemite and other U.S. National Park had evidence of plastic contamination. Photo Credit: @cosmictimetravelerScientists analyzing soil samples from U.S. National Parks,....

The Powder Highway Project
The Powder Highway Project

Back in April, the FREESKIER crew made our way up to the Great White North to explore five of the most iconic ski areas along....

Finding High Tide in Lofoten
Finding High Tide in Lofoten

The picturesque Norwegian archipelago is a haven for foot-powered adventure WORDS • SVEN BRUNSO | PHOTOS • LIAM DORAN After 25 years of traveling the globe in search....

NZ Resort Opens For Skiing & Snowboarding
NZ Resort Opens For Skiing & Snowboarding

Mt Hutt had been expected to open later this month, starting out at just three days a week. It will now be up and running....

How Adventure Businesses in Tahoe Are Preparing to Welcome Back Visitors
How Adventure Businesses in Tahoe Are Preparing to Welcome Back Visitors

The re-opening of Lake Tahoe is similar to a dimmer instead of a light switch. From small businesses to cornerstone attractions, everyone is preparing so....

Man Who Found Forrest Fenn’s Treasure May Have to Fight For it as 3 Others Claim They Solved Puzzle First
Man Who Found Forrest Fenn’s Treasure May Have to Fight For it as 3 Others Claim They Solved Puzzle First

Forrest Fenn’s map and treasure.The man who solved the puzzle and located Forrest Fenn’s buried treasure in the Rocky Mountains may have to wait, and....

Here’s how ski towns, brands and athletes have responded to America’s social unrest
Here’s how ski towns, brands and athletes have responded to America’s social unrest

Featured Image: Tyler Wilkinson-Ray Racial and social tensions in the United States have peaked over the past two weeks and the outcry has echoed through....

Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Ski Apache, New Mexico
Hometown Mountain Shoutout: Ski Apache, New Mexico

“Damn Texans!” shouts some menace in the mob of locals zooming past, jumping over the minefield of downed skiers on Lower Deep Freeze. The visitors....

Austria opens its borders to 31 countries next week but not with UK
Austria opens its borders to 31 countries next week but not with UK

The UK will not be one of those countries, due to its high number of cases of coronavirus and its current position in battling the....

Trip Report: Sierra Nevada, Bloody Couloir
Trip Report: Sierra Nevada, Bloody Couloir

The iconic Bloody Couloir is one of the most prominent and descent-begging lines visible from Hwy 395.We rolled down 395 Sunday afternoon; Monday was supposed....

FOR SALE: $26-Million Gets You Ski-In Ski-Out at Vail Mountain, CO (Epic Pass Not Included)
FOR SALE: $26-Million Gets You Ski-In Ski-Out at Vail Mountain, CO (Epic Pass Not Included)

Credit: Sotheby’sCheck out this home that just came on the market at the base of Vail Mountain, CO. 7 beds, 7 bathrooms, and 2 half-baths,....

RV Rentals Increase as People Plan for a Socially Distanced Summer
RV Rentals Increase as People Plan for a Socially Distanced Summer

Recreational vehicles enable families to isolate while traveling. photo credit: RVUSAAs the world continues to struggle with the ongoing pandemic, people are adjusting their plans....

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