Snowpocalypse is here! Feet upon feet of snow are burying the East Coast! But even if you aren’t on the East Coast, the following stories and gear guides offer important tips, tricks, and buying advice for surviving a massive snowstorm. If you aren’t the type to head outdoors when the weather gets hairy, check out one of these adventure films to escape to another place while you’re stuck indoors. Don’t worry, it’ll be over soon.
Gear & How-To’s
Be prepared, or be square.
Need New Winter Apparel? Learn These Specs to Know What You’re Getting
Get past the language barrier with this guide to some common winter gear tech specs.
The Winter Survival Skill Every Outdoorsman Should Know: How to Build a Snow Shelter
The snow cave, tree pit and quinzee are three of the quickest, easiest and most comfortable (respectively) survival snow shelters that you can build in the backcountry.
Best Down Jackets of Winter 2016
These top picks for lightweight, innovative down jackets will keep you warm from when the leaves fly until the snow melts next spring.
Conquer Winter with the Year’s Best Snowshoes
Glide effortlessly over several-foot-deep powder.