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FREESKIER Buyer's Guide 2023

FREESKIER Buyer's Guide 2023

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Gear | January 26, 2023

From beans to boots: Scarpa’s plant-based ski boots are leading from the ground up

WORDS — Erme CatinoPHOTOS — Frederick Marmsater A small bean grown in India. A most unlikely ingredient in a most unlikely place. Yet, Scarpa’s Green Manifesto brings us to the heart of Asia, the home of the castor bean—the newest material brands are utilizing in the quest to make ski gear manufacturing eco-friendly.  Over the past several

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Stories | January 25, 2023

News Flash: Week of January 25, 2023

“News Flash” is FREESKIER’s online column designed to keep you up-to-date with snippets of outdoor news you need to know about.

Stories | January 25, 2023

MSP athletes talk the fickle side of skiing North Americas biggest peaks

Sammo Cohen, Michelle Parker, McKenna Peterson and Lucas Wachs head to AK.

Stories | January 24, 2023

Moonshine Highway: Finding powder stashes and ski culture south of the Mason Dixon Line

In West Virginia, there’s plenty of ski culture to go around.

Stories | January 23, 2023

[Age Gap] Andrew Pollard interviews Chris Benchetler

Both are students of their craft—insatiable consumers of ski media, pupils of freeriding’s roots and purveyors of its future.

Videos | January 20, 2023

[MUST WATCH] 'Hustle & Motivate with Henrik Harlaut'

Your inspiration for the week is here. Featuring only the mad dog himself, ‘Hustle & Motivate with Henrik Harlaut’ is exactly what it sounds like. Street skiing from around the globe and enough passion for the industry 10x over.

Gear | January 19, 2023

[TOPSHEET] Talkin’ ski, surf and skate with Ben Brough

INTERVIEW — Samuel Taggart Born and raised in Hawaii, Ben Brough is a skater and a surfer at heart. A former team athlete for Volcom, Brough traveled the world competing in surf events as a teenager and, to his benefit, had the opportunity to visit museums and meet with artists as he worked to craft his

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Stories | January 18, 2023

News Flash: Week of January 18, 2023

“News Flash” is FREESKIER’s online column designed to keep you up-to-date with snippets of outdoor news you need to know about.

Stories | January 18, 2023

Spot Check — Québec and the birth of street skiing

Tom Wallisch dishes on Québec and the rich culture of its street skiing, architecture, and infamous features.

Videos | January 17, 2023

The Faction Collective presents - 'Mt. Hood'

Join four members of the Faction Collective on a spring mission to momma Hood. Spring corn, booters, frisbee golf; what’s not to love?