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 …

Arc’teryx Re-Launches Their Iconic Alpha SV Jacket

An iconic alpine garment gets an update thanks to Gore-Tex’s latest innovations

Gore-Tex and Arc’teryx have a history of collaborating together that dates back to the iconic first version of the Alpha SV jacket in 1998. According to the brand’s language “Alpha” indicates that the jacket is lightweight, minimal and built for alpine use, while “SV” means it’s intended to withstand severe weather—and, with its Gore-Tex membrane, the jacket boasts exceptional wind and waterproofing. There have been a number …

Bomber Ski + Bentley’s Exclusive Partnership

High-quality, luxurious and exciting skis and experiences created by the two brands

In every elite athlete’s career, there comes a time when they must retire from competition. For Bode Miller, that came at 38 years old, after more than two decades of professional ski racing. But instead of fully retiring, Miller decided to capitalize on his unique expertise as one of the greatest skiers of all time and remain active in the world of snow sport. Today, …