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Everybody outside. In the Tough Mother Outdoor Guide, we promise to keep things simple and deliver reliable, no-nonsense advice and heartfelt articles on how to enjoy the outdoors. See you out there.
Check out Columbia Sportswear’s guide to planning a ski or snowboard trip and get ready for an epic winter adventure.
Skiing
How to Plan the Perfect Ski Trip

Check out Columbia Sportswear’s guide to planning a ski or snowboard trip and get ready for an epic winter adventure.

From exploring snowy trails to adventuring through the back country, Columbia Sportswear is here to help you learn how to get started cross country skiing.
Skiing
How to Get Into Cross Country Skiing

From exploring snowy trails to adventuring through the back country, Columbia Sportswear is here to help you learn how to get started cross country skiing.

Winter is coming! Learn how to pick the best ski or snowboard pants with this handy guide from Columbia Sportswear.
Skiing
How to Choose Ski Pants

Winter is coming! Learn how to pick the best ski or snowboard pants with this handy guide from Columbia Sportswear.

From Alaska to Vermont, here are the best places for spring skiing.
Skiing
The Best Spring Skiing Spots in the North America

From Alaska to Vermont, here are the best places for spring skiing.

Planning a trip to the mountain? We reached out to an expert ski instructor to answer all of your questions.
Skiing
Your Top Ski and Snowboard Questions Answered

Planning a trip to the mountain? We reached out to an expert ski instructor to answer all of your questions.

From gear tips to exercise plans, here’s how an Olympic skier recommends you should get ready for ski season.
Skiing
How to Prepare for Ski Season

From gear tips to exercise plans, here’s how an Olympic skier recommends you should get ready for ski season.

Need gift ideas for the winter sports enthusiast in your life? For inspiration, check out our list of the 10 best gifts for skiers and snowboarders.
Skiing
The 10 Best Gifts for Skiers & Snowboarders

Need gift ideas for the winter sports enthusiast in your life? For inspiration, check out our list of the 10 best gifts for skiers and snowboarders.

Snowboarding legend Tricia Byrnes shares her top secrets for boosting your mountain game.
Skiing
How To Be a Better Snowboarder with Tricia Byrnes

Snowboarding legend Tricia Byrnes shares her top secrets for boosting your mountain game.

Superstar skier Alex Ferreira shares some of his best pro skiing tips.
Skiing
How To Be a Better Skier with Alex Ferreira

Superstar skier Alex Ferreira shares some of his best pro skiing tips.

Columbia Sportswear sat down with three women to discuss the challenges they’ve faced—both practically and emotionally—buying plus-size ski gear
Skiing
The Uphill Climb: Bringing Body Inclusivity to the Ski Industry

Columbia Sportswear sat down with three women to discuss the challenges they’ve faced—both practically and emotionally—buying plus-size ski gear

The snow is starting to fall in North America and meteorologists have teased a possible La Niña in the forecast—but coronavirus still looms large. Will ski resorts open? What will social distancing look like? Here’s what you need to know about winter 2020/21
Skiing
Will There Be A Ski Season This Year?

The snow is starting to fall in North America and meteorologists have teased a possible La Niña in the forecast—but coronavirus still looms large. Will ski resorts open? What will social distancing look like? Here’s what you need to know about winter 2020/21

The two gold medalists talk about going big by staying home.
Skiing
Off the Slopes with Cassie Sharpe and Sarah Hoefflin

The two gold medalists talk about going big by staying home.

Separate the chowder from the gnar with this guide to slope slang.
Skiing
Snow to Speak: A Mini-Glossary For the Mountain

Separate the chowder from the gnar with this guide to slope slang.

Tips for staying comfortable and protected on the slopes, whatever the weather.
Skiing
What to Wear: Skiing and Snowboarding

Tips for staying comfortable and protected on the slopes, whatever the weather.