Editor’s letter

Native people speak truth to power when it comes to our lands and water.

Quick Hits

Stay safe in the backcountry, visit Frisco, Colorado, explore Utah slot canyons, Banff and more!

Flashpoint

Why are more and more resorts embracing uphill skiing?

Hot Spot

Taos is calling. We have the details.

The Trail

Use the ViewRanger app to backpack in the red rock of Monument Canyon.

Numerology

All the stats on snow and ice

Straight Talk

Eric Larsen on the melting North Pole

Hear This

Work on your costume and get in the know—The Holler!ween is here!

The Road

A cancer survivor keeps doing what she wants to do, topless, in the Tetons.

Elwayville

Trump, dogs and Vail buys Whistler.

Outdoor A-Holes

You know them. They are better than you, or at least they make sure to tell you that. They lead a #blissed life. They were here before you thought it was cool. Who knows? You might even be one of them. Musings by Rachel Walker.

The Colorado Resort Hot List

Mark your calendar and ready that bucket list. You will want to make room for these Colorado cant-misses.

Resort Gear

From skis and boards to heated gloves and—um, well—Douchebags, we have the best new consumerist fetish items for a new winter season.