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Epic Moments by Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Inductees

Amaz­ing clips high­light incred­i­ble achieve­ments by Ski & Snow­board Hall of Fame inductees.

Let’s hear it for the movers and shak­ers of the ski and snow­board worlds! The U.S. Ski and Snow­board Hall of Fame has been rec­og­niz­ing excep­tional peo­ple since 1954, and ten new inductees have just joined the impres­sive list of ski and snow­board game-changers. Among the list of the class of 2014: Dr. Robert Smith (the genius behind Smith Optics), Jean­nie Thoren (cred­ited for help­ing design the first women-specific ski gear), Ralph Miller (he dom­i­nated the ski scene in the 1950s) and



6 Tips to Save Money at a Ski Resort

Hit the hill with­out blow­ing your budget.

Ski­ing and snow­board­ing are not exactly cheap sports. In fact, they can be incred­i­bly expensive—the lift passes, the hotels, meals out, trans­porta­tion costs, drinks at apres…it can all add up quickly. If you’re keen on doing some resort ski­ing this year but are work­ing on a bud­get, then you’ll want to check out these tips we’ve picked up over the years. Remem­ber: every dol­lar you save can go toward your next ski trip. Don’t Buy Your Ticket at the Win­dowBuy­ing your ticket


Gear Love

180 South Tents – A Clymb Exclusive

Two Clymb employ­ees put 180 South tents to the test at the Deschutes River.

I pitched the Juniper 2 in a juniper grove entirely by acci­dent. Myself, and a buyer at The Clymb, Brett Cas­sidy, were camp­ing at the Deschutes River and we had the good for­tune to give these new 180 South tents that are exclu­sive to The Clymb a trial run. The world-famous salmonfly hatch was on, and a cur­sory glance at the river­bank grass revealed these thumb-sized bugs in abun­dance. I was anx­ious to wet my line, so I jumped out of


New Balance: Smokin’ Fast Track Shoes

Time to beat the clock.

You run the roads, map your routes, and now you want to take the strength you’ve built and apply it to the track — then here’s the shoe for you. This new rac­ing flat from New Bal­ance is what you need to beat the clock. Its light­weight, low-profile design will make it feel like smoke is fly­ing off your heels. Yet these are not Michael Johnson’s golden shoes. They won’t dis­in­te­grate after a few laps. They find the bal­ance between



On Jack’s Road: Kerouac and the American Road Trip—Interview With Brendan Leonard

Would Jack Ker­ouac be a climb­ing bum today?

“What is that feel­ing when you’re dri­ving away from peo­ple and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dis­pers­ing? — it’s the too-huge world vault­ing us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean for­ward to the next crazy ven­ture beneath the skies.”  —Jack Ker­ouac On The Road Forty five years after his death, there are few writ­ers who have had as much influ­ence on Amer­i­can lit­er­ary cul­ture as Jack Ker­ouac. Gen­er­a­tions of nomads, vagabonds, and dirt­bags found them­selves drawn


Out There

6 of the Best Ski and Snowboard Documentaries

A side of learnin’ with your stoke.

Sit­ting down to watch a ski movie is good. But sit­ting down to watch a ski movie that will teach you some­thing is even bet­ter. Though they’ve been around for a while in var­i­ous iter­a­tions, there’s no doubt that the doc­u­men­tary style ski movie is becom­ing increas­ingly pop­u­lar. It’s no longer suf­fi­cient to show lots of really cool ski­ing and snow­board­ing. There needs to be a spot­light on another star: the story of an ath­lete, the his­tory of the sport,


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