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Why Face-to-Face Interactions Still Reign Supreme

January 28, 2018

There’s no denying that in many instances, using our smart devices helps us multitask, and ultimately save time. But in the business world, we can’t let the human element get bullied out of the way in the digital era.

SIA Profile: Artist Gianna Andrews and her Tiny Worlds of Winter

January 22, 2018

Gianna Andrews is a nomad painting her world—and the destinations are infinite. “I like to create tiny worlds on pieces of wood. Worlds that send your brain on a trip and leave your body behind. Dream worlds that can free your mind,” she said. Andrews is a self-proclaimed artist, skiier and nomad whose acrylic paintings […]

Vans First Global Snowboarding Film to Launch at OR + Snow Show

January 22, 2018

Vans presents the official release of the brand’s long awaited first-ever full-length snowboard film, LANDLINE. With behind the scenes photography from the two-year making of LANDLINE. showcased in the venue, House of Vans will also host a panel discussion in partnership with Kodak on the day of the event, featuring film director Tanner Pendleton, filmer […]

SIA’s Top Ways to Have the Best Megashow Experience Possible

January 18, 2018

We combined our 148 years combined Snow Show experience to bring you our Top Ten show survival tips.

As the Crow Flies: Black Crows Apparel Lands in North America

January 18, 2018

The OR + Snow Show marks the official launch of Black Crows' comprehensive apparel line in North America.

Family of 12 Iconic North American Mountain Destinations Finally Gets a Name

January 11, 2018

Alterra Mountain Company formed by Affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company spreading across five states.

Backcountry Brain: New Avalanche Courses Launch in the U.S.

January 6, 2018

Women’s-only and coed avalanche safety courses diversify with tracks for recreational and professional athletes.

Parlor Skis: Customization From the Core

January 1, 2018

The only East Coast ski company that designs and produces all of their skis in-house, entirely within the U.S., Parlor is proud of its homegrown designs and personal relationships with its skiers.

SheJumps Launches Girls Junior Ski Patrol at Crystal Mountain

December 29, 2017

On December 16, 2017, SheJumps Wild Skills hosted Junior Ski Patrol at Crystal Mountain — a day camp where girls learned mountain safety and first aid while working with the strong women of the ski patrol community and SheJumps volunteers. Throughout the day, participants were taught a range of outdoor skills that are utilized by ski […]

Volkl Reissues What it Considers the Best All Mountain Freeride Weapon in the World

December 28, 2017

This will be the fifth iteration of the Mantra, first breaking onto the scene in 2005 and becoming a best-seller globally for its high-end sportiness as an all-mountain freeride ski. The M5 is built on this success, says Volkl.