Finish of an period: Powder Journal publishes the ultimate problem

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The final note from Powder’s Editor? “Powder to the people.”

Powder Magazine announced in October after 48 years it would Stop publishing. As of today, the magazines, websites and social media channels will stop creating and sharing content, which is the end of the line for one of the most popular publications for skiers.

“We have to admit that, like any problem before, this problem was only made possible with a little (no, much) help from our friends. We include you, our readers, among them, ”said the Powder editors wrote in conclusion. “What began as a celebration, powder remains an expression of gratitude. This is for you. Powder to the people. “

The photographer Nic Alegre was allowed to shoot the last cover with a photo that nods to the first issue of the magazine from 1972.

Powder Mag Cover

“We knew with the gusts of wind and the sun that it would be perfectly backlit, so he just did it, and that’s the cover picture,” he said Glad, who lives in Jackson Hole and regularly photographs for Teton Gravity Research.

“I’ve always had so much respect for the photographers, designers and everyone who made powder what it was for so long,” he continued.

“When a cult magazine like Powder comes out, I’m glad to have the last cover shot. I just hope I did justice to the magazine. “

The final winter 2020 release is no longer available but is still in circulation. All other editions can be purchased via Powder Magazine Archives.

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