Scout avalanche terrain easier than ever before. We’ve updated our Slope Angle map with the latest highest resolution lidar data from the USGS—the gold standard for slope angle shading. Use this crisp, clear map to stay safer on your winter adventures.
Get the latest ski resort conditions with just a tap. Our brand new Ski Resort Reports map provides the latest trail reports, weather readings, and terrain updates for ski areas around the globe. Ski resorts with fresh snow light up on the map!
Vasu Sojitra is a highly accomplished skier and mountaineer. Yet he finds summiting technical peaks, skiing narrow couloirs, and landing 720s are not really about the accomplishments themselves. It’s far more about how these activities make him feel. A self-described “brown kid with one leg,” Vasu found community in the mountains. Now he’s on a mission to empower everyone, especially those from diverse backgrounds, to discover courage, resiliency, and joy through moving their bodies outside. Tune in to Vasu’s story on the Out and Back podcast.
Smartphones may be the best piece of outdoor gear you can take with you into the backcountry. In this article, learn how to use mobile apps both online and off…
I took my usual jaunt up Alder Hill today. I recorded a track and took some photos with Gaia GPS, and used Gaia’s EveryTrail integration to upload the track to…
Winter hiking offers the ability to test out new skills, push your physical limits, and experience the beauty of a snowy landscape. But the same things that make winter hiking wonderful, can also make it more dangerous. Read our winter hiking safety guide to learn about winter hazards and how to pack for a snow-bound excursion.