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Arapahoe Basin Opens First: The Highlights

It was an instant classic. After Keystone announced on Friday morning that they would open for the 2019-2020 season on Saturday October 12, positioning themselves as the first ski resort in North America to do so, Arapahoe Basin poached their line. Gear up for opening day In a surprise twist at 1:41 p.m., The Legend Continue reading…

2019 Resort Opening Dates: Ski Season Returns!

We’re giddy for the 2019-2020 ski season. Aren’t you? Following a stellar 2018-2019 ski season out here in Colorado, we are eager to slide on snow again—so eager that we rounded up a bunch of projected resort opening dates in order to share our stoke with you. These dates come from estimates according to resorts, Continue reading…

How to Ski Europe by Train

By Lily Krass Ski commutes are more fun when you can wine, dine, and trip-plan. We’re whizzing through the Swiss countryside at 250 kilometers per hour, grazing on a spread of charcuterie and decadent Austrian pastries while looking over our maps for tomorrow’s objective. Yesterday we were scrambling up jagged, walled-in couloirs outside of Innsbruck. Continue reading…

Our Favorite Ski Photos of 2019: #Skiingforall

Our favorite ski photos of 2019 say more than 1,000 words. Captured by staffers, ambassadors, and athlete Owen Leeper, they celebrate what we love about skiing. The best days. The “wow” moments. The camaraderie. The group flow. The dedication. The satisfying simplicity. As we put an exclamation point on the 2018-2019 ski season, we’re thrilled Continue reading…

How to Backflip on Skis with Owen Leeper

Ever wondered how to backflip on skis? Take a few tips from Powder7 athlete and pro skier Owen Leeper. Owen, who goes by @o_leeps in the Instagram world, is known for throwing massive flips off some of the biggest and most aesthetic airs in the Jackson, Wyoming area. His advice for how to backflip on Continue reading…

Arapahoe Basin and Loveland to Join Forces

Step aside, Ikon and Epic. The best ski pass ever is coming to Colorado. On Friday, Arapahoe Basin and Loveland Ski Area announced that they will partner up for the 2019-2020 ski season to release an all-new season pass: the Loveland Pass Pass. Spokespersons for both ski areas said the partnership was built by skiers, Continue reading…

7% on the 7th: Outdoor Lab Foundation

Update: Powder7 donated $2,748.14 to the Outdoor Lab Foundation after our 7% day on March 7. Thanks for helping us support this awesome organization! On Thursday March 7, Powder7 will donate 7% of sales to the Outdoor Lab Foundation—the longest continually running outdoor education program in the western United States. The Outdoor Lab Foundation’s programs Continue reading…