winter

The Best Winter Jackets for Outdoor Sports

Winter cold and wind call for a serviceable jacket. But picking the right model depends on the activity you’ll be using it for. For this test, we evaluated more than 100 men’s and women’s jackets built for resort riding, backcountry exploration, running, and nordic skiing. The Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down was our top choice for […]

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The Best Winter Skin Care, Tested

  One of my all-time favorite pieces of outdoor jargon is the term “bacon face.” It describes what happens to your mug when you don’t lube up before a long day skiing in the mountains. And it’s only a slight exaggeration. As anyone who has had their face whipped by the wind can attest, your cheeks and […]

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‘Snowfarmers’: The Creators of Winter

Snowfarmers, from filmmaker Adam Carboni, features a small ski hill named Plattekill in New York where snowmaking is the lifeblood of its success. The film illustrates how warmer winters are creating a crisis for its snowmakers.

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