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Pacific Crest Trail Fest Draws Trail Aficionados

Lovers of the Pacific Crest Trail will gather in
Sacramento this
month to celebrate the 2,650 mile route through the American West, one of the longest on the continent.

2008 Pole Pedal Paddle Preview

By Cody Wickersham

Live coverage on GreatOutdoors.com Saturday, May 17: The 2008 U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, Central Oregon's premiere multi-sport adventure race, with relay legs in six different outdoor sports, will happen on Saturday. Follow the action live only on GreatOutdoors.com, as our team of crack correspondents follow the action leg by leg.

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Video: Revelstoke Catskiing

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a run accessed by snowcat at the southern British Columbia resort of Fernie.

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Video: Griz Bar

Andrew McLean captures the action at the Griz Bar in Fernie, British Columbia.

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Video: Kicking Horse Powder

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a powder run at Kicking Horse resort in British Columbia.

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Video: Fernie Groomers

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures on video a run at the British Columbia resort of Fernie.

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Video: Shot Ski

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean captures a bizarre team drinking game in the British Columbia resort of Revelstoke.

Skiers' Trifecta in Interior British Columbia

By Andrew McLean

Tall, Dark and Handsome: Skiing the Kootney Rockies big three – Revelstoke, Kicking Horse and Fernie. GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean continues his quest for the perfect snow.

The Magic of Splitboarding

With a little special gear and some uphill work, snowboarders can enjoy untracked backcountry powder just like a traditional skier with AT gear

The Muse of the Backcountry

By Dave Schiefelbein

Photographer Dave Schiefelbein finds inspiration in the changing moods of the backcountry, then works to caputre that moment.

The Planet Ice Project: Into the Arctic Ice Pack

By James Martin

James Martin, writing exclusively for GreatOutdoors.com as he photographs and researches his new book, Planet Ice, reports from the Kapitan Khlebnikov, a Russian Icebreaker, in the Arctic Ocean.

Where to Ride - Right Now

By Katie Bailey

From Quebec to British Columbia, Ontario to the Rockies, here's where you'll find some of the best snowboarding in Canada even before the holidays. The snow is already great, so come on up!

Ride Like the Wind

By GreatOutdoors.com Staff

Collaborating with a close group of talented riders and athletes--Mike Hattrup, Byron
Bagwell, Justin Kious, Andrew Hart, Marcel Dolak, Eli
Roberts--photographer Stephen Matera captures the fluid beauty and
gnarly drops of the Cascades' best backcountry and terrain parks.

The Magic Behind the Film "Steep"

By Andrew McLean

GreatOutdoors.com ski correspondent Andrew McLean gives us a behind the scenes look at the film Steep. Two years in the making, Steep depicts the highlights of modern big mountain skiing.

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