Mind Blowing Perspectives of Huge Alaskan Terrain

Mind Blowing Perspectives of Huge Alaskan Terrain

I was born in Alaska. I grew up here. A measurable portion of my youth was spent looking out the window of my parent’s car at the mountains of the Western Chugach rising straight out of the water en...
Depth of Field - Liam Doran

Depth of Field – Liam Doran

As photographer Liam Doran puts it, “First and foremost I am a skier.” He was born the same year as Powder (1972) and began a life of glisse at the age of 3. By the malleable age 9 he...
Depth of Field - Liam Doran

Depth of Field – Lee Cohen

Maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that a photographer who’s spent 40 years at Alta would become known as “the Godfather of the pow shot.” To some people, all deep snow shots might look the same, but not to Lee...
An Impressive First Descent in the Monashees

An Impressive First Descent in the Monashees

Often the question is who and when. The last time I ski toured under this line I looked up and I knew that it was not a line I would ever ski. For years, I’d dreamed of climbing up...
Tree Well Dangers | POWDER Magazine

Tree Well Dangers | POWDER Magazine

The skier who changed Brian Bell’s attitude about “no friends on powder days” literally drowned in the snow. It was January 17, 2019, another in a seemingly endless stream of fresh snow days at Fernie Alpine Resort in British...
CHERRISH Is The Superfood Solution for Staying Healthy

CHERRISH Is The Superfood Solution for Staying Healthy

Staying well this winter may seem more attainable when broken down into smaller categories: social distance, use hand sanitizer, keep your body fueled, hydrated and your immune system strong. An easy (and delicious!) way to do this, is by...
Depth of Field - Wade McKoy

Depth of Field – Wade McKoy

My first camera was a Yashica Half Frame. I bought it in 1972, a small point and shoot, to document a European motorcycle tour that me and three college buddies did our sophomore year. The camera shot 72 photos...
Depth of Field - Liam Doran

Depth of Discipline – Scott Markewitz

This is a new series of image galleries celebrating the groundbreaking function of Powder’s contributing photographers, past and current. I’m asking them to give us what they consider to be the prime 5 photos of their careers thus significantly....
The Dynafit Free line rises from the ashes of a factory fire

The Dynafit Free line rises from the ashes of a factory fire

Photos: Fred Marmsater Flames engulfed much of Fischer’s legendary Mukachevo ski factory in Ukraine last year. Europe’s largest ski factory produced planks for Dynafit, Fischer, and Scott and...
Depth of Field - Reuben Krabbe

Depth of Field – Reuben Krabbe

‘What do I want to be when I grow up’? I was a teenager the first time that ‘Photographer’ was the answer to that question. Between high school and a photography career I grew my craft at photography school, gained...
Photo Essentials From The Back Of My Truck

Photo Essentials From The Back Of My Truck

For traveling photographers, there are certain pieces of equipment that become part of your program and over time, become irreplaceable. The weathered, durable mainstays of your kit. Over time you dial in exactly what you need, stripped away of...
We’re Heading into Deep Winter in the 20/21 Photo Annual

We’re Heading into Deep Winter season in the 20/21 Image Once-a-year

This is the final set up of the Winter season 2021 Image Yearly. Thank you all.
[VIDEO] "Vaccine" is the ski movie we needed this summer

[VIDEO] “Vaccine” is the ski movie we needed this summer

Do you ever feel like you need a booster shot of winter? Whether it’s fatigue drawn from smoke, heat, or just a lack of fresh snow, we...
Don’t Forget These 5 Essentials on your Late-Fall Desert Trip

Don’t Forget These 5 Essentials on your Late-Fall Desert Trip

When mud season rolls around in the Rockies, it means one thing: time to escape to the desert. A fall desert trip is my favorite way to distract myself from the anticipation of winter, one last push of summer...
Light and Dry Ski Photos to Brighten Your Week

Light and Dry Ski Pics to Brighten Your Week

This tale at first appeared in the Winter Situation (49.2) of POWDER Magazine. Particular thanks to Sam Cox and Hans Ludwig. Get your duplicate of the Winter 2020 problem below.
Watch Jim Ryan drop bombs all over Jackson Hole

Watch Jim Ryan drop bombs all over Jackson Hole

I can’t imagine how it feels to be the new guy in the TGR crew. Sure, your skills got you there, but now you’ve got to prove...
The Pointless Pleasures of the Perfect Ski Turn

The Pointless Pleasures of the Perfect Ski Turn

This story originally appeared in the Winter 2020 (49.2) issue of POWDER. Consider the turn. The bare-bones, no-frills, functional purpose of turning a ski is to control where you are going, but also, and perhaps more importantly, to manage your...
Shames Mountain is a Home that Skiers Built

Shames Mountain is a Home that Skiers Built

Photo Credit: Mattias Fredriksson People digging out the top lift at Shames Mountain near Terrace, British Columbia, Canada.On my first visit to Shames, decades ago, I stood atop a glacier-etched bowl as clouds lifted to reveal a rippling sea...
The Poor Man’s Country Club

The Lousy Man’s State Club

This tale originally appeared in the Winter 2020 (49.2) situation of POWDER. Crammed among the gallons of ice cream and sides of beef, we shut the doorway of the walk-in driving us. Our frosted breath crammed the smaller freezer...

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