Across the world, snow lovers are getting gear prepped and sending prayers to Ullr. Hopefully, all of our snow dances pay off and El Niño delivers in spades. Early season storms have us optimistic. We don’t want to jinx it, but all signs point toward an extraordinary winter. And we’re ready for it. Are you?

Featured Destinations

Chile’s Valle Nevado Ski Resort has everything skiers and snowboarders want and need: watch the video below to see what Active Junky was up to in South America this summer.

8 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado

8 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado

If you’ve always dreamed of a yearlong ski season, read on and consider booking the trip of a lifetime to Valle Nevado, Chile.

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15 of the Best Ski Areas in the U.S.

15 of the Best Ski Areas in the U.S.

So whether you’re on the hunt for untouched pow or a fun family getaway this winter (why not both?), these 15 ski areas will do the trick. 

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Gear That Got It Done: Valle Nevado Edition

Gear That Got It Done: Valle Nevado Edition

Some of the best ski and snowboard gear of 2016. 

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Reviewed Products

We chased winter to Chile this summer, as part of our hunt for the best winter gear of the year. Don’t forget, you earn cash back when you purchase through Active Junky.

Gear That Got It Done: Valle Nevado Edition

Gear That Got It Done: Valle Nevado Edition

Some of the best ski and snowboard gear of 2016. 

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8 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado

8 Reasons to Visit Valle Nevado

If you’ve always dreamed of a yearlong ski season, read on and consider booking the trip of a lifetime to Valle Nevado, Chile.

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17 Wild Winter Adventures Around the World

17 Wild Winter Adventures Around the World

Want to ride a reindeer-powered sleigh in Finland? Ice fish in Siberia? Run the world’s coldest marathon? Try something different this winter and tackle one of these wild winter adventures. 

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How to Cross-Train for Snowboarding

How to Cross-Train for Snowboarding

5 conditioning techniques to prepare the body for a big winter of standing sideways— no gym membership required.

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15 Classic Ski Mountaineering Lines in the Lower 48

15 Classic Ski Mountaineering Lines in the Lower 48

Fifteen classic lines to get you stoked for this upcoming winter.

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