Original Powdershirt

Reborn after its first existence in the late ’70s, Mother Karen’s offers up charming styles from that era’s ski culture. Their Original Powdershirt maintains a classic, retro pullover design with raglan sleeves and kangaroo pocket, while utilizing updated materials. The shell is made from 80% recycled polyester and has a durable water-repellent finish. This tri-color version (available in XS to XXL) is a perfect expression …

Corvus Freebird

Professional skiers Camille Jaccoux and Bruno Compagnet founded Black Crows back in 2006 to create their ideal skis. From their now-vast selection, the tough, aggressive Corvus Freebirds—with new titanal plate underfoot—are touring skis that promise precision and grabbiness when turning. Perfect for ambitious skiers or those hoping to feel the thrilling sensations undergirding each movement, these hot pink skis (available in three sizes: 188.2cm, 183.4cm …

Word of Mouth: Zermatt, Switzerland

Within sight of the iconic Matterhorn, hikes, huts, hotels and more

No matter where you look, there it is. It punctuates the cul-de-sac of Bahnhofstrasse, lurks around the corner of every serpentine trail, peeks above centuries-old, rock-roofed barns. It silhouettes iridescent paragliders. And it’s the reason photographers get up before dawn to catch its mirror reflection in glacier lakes. The iconic Matterhorn mountain. With the legendary peak as a backdrop, we spend a week with hiking …