Db Equipment Ski and Snowboard Bags

This research-backed Norwegian luggage brand puts design first

Despite all the advancements in ski and snowboard technology over the years, there’s been little progress in how we travel with this often cumbersome gear. The experience of lugging ski and snowboard gear around the world will never be easy, but Oslo’s Db Equipment is making it a lot less painful. Founded in 2009 during a chance meeting between pro skier Jon Olsson and then …

Nordic Skiing: The Basics

Where to go and what you need to get started with this low-impact, healthy activity

As the Nordic World Championship draws to a close in Falun, Sweden, you don’t have to have a designated Nordic center in your backyard to strap on your skis. Cross-country skiing is a versatile sport for the transitional seasons. From the traditional striding method or full-body workout skate skiing, nordic skiing is a healthy, quiet way to spend time outdoors—think of it as trail running …

Line Skis Magnum Opus

An on-snow review of one of the lightest, hard-charging, all-terrain skis on the market

Ski design and construction innovation continues to give riders the potential to push the sport forward in ways that would have early pioneers stopped in their leather boots. While advancements have occurred across all categories, perhaps the greatest (outside professional racing) is those in powder skis. While skiers were once content to trace neat figure eight patterns in untracked snow, riders at the top of …