Category: Ski Stories

First Decents- Part 1: Sniffin' Out the Suburbs

First Decents- Part 1: Sniffin' Out the Suburbs

It's never easy to pack up and leave the mountains you love behind. It's even harder when you've been living and cutting trails in the backcountry of Vermont for over a decade. But that's exactly what Brent Buckman did when he moved with his family to suburban Rochester, NY. Unable to shake his passion for skiing, he now hunts for skiable terrain wherever he can. Click through to read part 1 of his story!

The Forgotten Feeder Hills: Taking a Look at the Lifeblood of Skiing

The Forgotten Feeder Hills: Taking a Look at the Lifeblood of Skiing

In the world of skiing, the focus is always on the next big thing. Whether that means the hype around next year's breakthrough technology, or athletes pushing their limits on gnarly big mountain lines while filming their part. Typically overlooked though, are the hundreds of small "Feeder Hills" which quietly serve as gate keepers to the sport, ushering in thousands of new participants each year. This is their often forgotten story.