LUXURY MAGAZINE
Fall/Winter 2021

The Future of Art, Design, and Technology with Must-Have Gear and Explorer Adventures
Sports

Sand, Sweat, and Gears

Dirt biking Baja California Sur is a loud, explosive thrill ride. Completing the trek with moto racing champion Kirk Russell shifts it to full speed—with a rest stop at Mexico’s newest concept hotel.

WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHRIS BRINLEE JR.

Sports

Sports Hubs

There’s a real buy-in for resort communities offering amusement and amenities.

BY IRENE RAWLINGS

Sports

THE LUXURY LOOK Row, Row, Row, and Go

A new machine with live-broadcasted workouts from the water can make you forget that you’re rowing indoors. Paired with a grab-and-go bag of simple exercise equipment, the duo achieves results in 30 minutes or less each day.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY FRANKIE BATISTA STYLING BY HEIDI MEEK

Sports

American Hot Shots

Sporting clays courses across the country are one-upping each other with more stations, new technology, and more interesting surrounds to enhance the game and better trick your instincts into thinking you’re taking aim at the real thing.

SHAUN TOLSON

Sports

Northern California Trail Spin

Why hike it when you can bike it? That’s the premise behind the Tahoe Twirl, an adrenaline-infused bikepacking route that does not disappoint.

BY CHRIS BRINLEE JR.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY JUSTIN REED OLSEN

Sports

Mountain Ski Report

A comprehensive focus on safety and an acknowledgment that this season is different.

IRENE RAWLINGS

Sports

Gear Up

The best gear for slopes that see every snowy condition from powder, groomers, and hardpack to fresh tracks off-piste, crust, even chunder.

DAVID KEITH

Sports

A Swiss Winter’s Tale

The Alpine towns of Arosa and St. Moritz deliver world-class skiing and dining, with a mountain of difference between them. Which resort is right for you?

DAVID KEITH

Sports

Time for Telluride

The Colorado ski haven remains America’s best for enjoying an authentic Old West experience and all types of mountain terrain—from easy green cruisers to powdery bowls accessed via helicopter.

LARRY OLMSTED

Sports

Showstoppers

These 10 items stood out among thousands showcased at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando earlier this year.

Shaun Tolson

Sports

Extreme Altitudes

Near Mont Blanc, Eleven Experience runs a private hamlet specializing in adrenaline-pumping adventures.

CHRIS BRINLEE JR.

Sports

Play Hard, Rest Easy

Looking for a fun way to get some physical activity on the yacht or in the backyard? Install a pickleball court. Then inflate the newest superyacht accessory for lounging around in the shade.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY FRANKIE BATISTA

BY HEIDI MEEK


Sports

Hiking the Alps

Sure, it’s physically demanding, but when it comes to nonstop, jaw-dropping views and well-earned pampering, the Tour du Mont Blanc is a worthy off-the-grid destination.

WRITTEN BY LARRY OLMSTED
PHOTOGRAPHED BY CHRIS BRINLEE JR.

Sports

The A to Z of Polo

An international affair, the sport of kings remains a ticket to the world for both the players and the tony crowds who follow the matches each year from Switzerland to Aspen to Argentina.

BY REBECCA BALDRIDGE

Sports

Traversing the Links

Walk the fairways or ride? Whichever you prefer, there’s a golf cart, golf shoe, and stand bag to do it with style.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY FRANKIE BATISTA STYLING BY HEIDI MEEK

Sports

Volleys and Vines

Where to go when your passion for playing tennis matches your enthusiasm for drinking wine.

BY ROGER COX

Sports

Private Ski Clubs

Escape the crowds with club memberships that provide perks and civility.

By Larry Olmstead

Sports

Switching Gears

Make the change from off-the-rack skis, snowboards, and boots to custom-built equipment.

By Larry Olmstead

Sports

Ski Touring Gear

An equipment list for an adventure in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.

By Chris Brinlee Jr.

Sports

The American Alps

A new ski tour route in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.

Photographed and written by Chris Brinlee Jr.

Sports

The Call of the North

Wave hunters brave frigid conditions to surf the sea snow.

By Alexandra Cheney

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