2016 was my first real season on skis, which just goes to prove our motto here on Bearfoot Theory that it’s never too late to start. Plus, a quick glance at our Instagram feed will prove that sometimes those mountain landscapes are even more gorgeous covered in snow.

But what if you don’t like to ski? Well we have a few other options for you. From skiing to snowshoeing to cross country hut trips, we have tips, destinations, and gear to help you get outside and enjoy winter.

Getting Started

When I moved to Utah a couple of years ago, I set a personal goal to learn better ski technique and to build my confidence on the slopes. Here are some posts to support you in taking the same step.

Finding the Best Resorts

Location, location, location. Where you choose to ski can largely affect your experience. Here are some helpful tips and reccs for picking the best slopes for you.

What To Do When You’re Burnt Out on the Slopes

Tired of those ski boots? Winter offers a diverse array of outdoor opportunities. Why not try out cross country skiing to a hidden backcountry hut or snowshoeing instead? Here are some of our favorite non-skiing winter posts.

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Bearfoot Theory’s Favorite Winter Must Haves

It’s important to be prepared for the dip in temperature and obstacles snow can bring. Enjoying winter outdoors has a lot to do with being comfortable, here are our favorites to keep you having fun.

Recent Posts About Winter Activities

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Learn how to score discount lift tickets and save money skiing with this list of our favorite tips, deals, and multi-resort ski passes. Where to Find Discount Lift Tickets for Skiing

Where to Find Discount Lift Tickets for Skiing

Winter Activities

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Here’s everything you need to know about how to choose ski goggles, including features, fit, lens color & style. We've included our favorite ski goggles too! How to Choose Ski Goggles

How to Choose Ski Goggles

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Winter Activities

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How to Choose Ski Boots

Winter Activities

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How to Choose Skis

How to Choose Skis

Winter Activities

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Here are 8 convincing reasons that you should hit the slopes this winter so you can reap the many skiing benefits for your health, confidence and happiness. Skiing Benefits: 8 Convincing Reasons Why You Should Try Skiing

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Winter Activities

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Love the outdoors but dread the colder months? We share our favorite winter adventures & tips in our winter haters guide to loving winter. A Winter Hater’s Guide to Loving Winter

A Winter Hater’s Guide to Loving Winter

Winter Activities

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Plan the ultimate winter getaway in the Canadian Rockies. This 4-day Jasper National Park winter itinerary gives you an adventurous day-by-day plan, including skiing at Marmot Basin, dog sledding, fat biking, the Maligne Canyon Icewalk + info on how to get to Jasper, the best restaurants & where to stay. Jasper Alberta: The Ultimate Winter Itinerary for Adventurous Travelers

Jasper Alberta: The Ultimate Winter Itinerary for Adventurous Travelers

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From awesome skiing and outdoor recreation, to off-season prices, and a welcoming mountain town, in this blog post I share 4 reasons to visit Jasper, Alberta in winter. 4 Reasons to visit Jasper, Alberta in Winter

4 Reasons to visit Jasper, Alberta in Winter

Canada

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Plan the ultimate Whistler Blackcomb Ski Vacation! Learn how to get there & the best time to go to avoid crowds. Plus get the best deals on lift tickets, see a map of the mountain, and get recommendations for where to eat, stay and more. The Ultimate Whistler Blackcomb Ski Vacation Planning Guide

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If you're a first-time skier getting ready for a day on the slopes, you probably have a lot of questions. In this blog post, we answer all of your frequenty asked questions about skiing, like how to slow down, how to get off the chairlift, how your ski boots should fit, and more. First-Time Skier FAQs

First-Time Skier FAQs

Winter Activities

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