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How to Safety Check Your Skis Before Skiing (Signs of Damage)

How to Safety Check Your Skis Before Skiing (Signs of Damage)

Even if you’ve been skiing for years now, you may have forgotten the importance of safety checking your skis. Those just getting into the sport…

First Time Skiing With A Baby: Do’s & Dont’s For Parents (One Thing To Avoid)

First Time Skiing With A Baby: Do’s & Dont’s For Parents (One Thing To Avoid)

Although skiing can be an expensive, time-consuming, and hectic endeavor especially if you are traveling with a baby (or two), it can be a worthwhile…

How To Know If Your Kids Are Ready to Ski More Challenging Terrain? (Green To Blue)

How To Know If Your Kids Are Ready to Ski More Challenging Terrain? (Green To Blue)

As a parent, it may sometimes be difficult to determine whether or not your child is ready to ski more challenging terrain. There are a…

Top 10 Ski Destinations with Pet-friendly Accommodation in the US

Top 10 Ski Destinations with Pet-friendly Accommodation in the US

Each year, growing numbers of skiers decide to take their pets on vacation. The cost and the guilt of putting their prized pet in a…

REAL Reasons You Can’t Fly Drones at Ski Resorts (Best Alternative)

REAL Reasons You Can’t Fly Drones at Ski Resorts (Best Alternative)

We have all watched some of the coolest drone footage of skiers bouncing their way down between the trees on powder. Frenchman, Sam Favret, took…

Do Ski Racks Damage Skis? (Our Honest Experience)

Do Ski Racks Damage Skis? (Our Honest Experience)

Skiing is a great way to make use of the cold winter months, even for those who live long distances from the snowy mountains. For…

How Do Ski Rentals Work? (Top Tips From Ex-Rental Shop Employee)

How Do Ski Rentals Work? (Top Tips From Ex-Rental Shop Employee)

Renting your ski equipment from a shop, as opposed to traveling with it or buying new gear, is a great way to try out new…

Skier Safety: Experimental Device To Prevent Neck Injuries

Skier Safety: Experimental Device To Prevent Neck Injuries

Note: This article was authored by students from Biomedical Engineerings of Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. Faculty Advisor(s): Michael J. McClure, Ph.D. Thea Pepperl, Ph.D. Laleh…

Are Smart Ski Goggles Worth It? (Best Options To Consider This Winter)

Are Smart Ski Goggles Worth It? (Best Options To Consider This Winter)

Ski goggles are an essential part of a ski kit to protect your eyes from the sun’s rays and glare. And after years of false…

Is Skiing Good Or Bad For The Environment? (Honest Truth)

Is Skiing Good Or Bad For The Environment? (Honest Truth)

Skiing is a $4.3 billion industry enjoyed on almost every continent, and like any other multi-billion dollar industry, it certainly impacts the environment.  Though countless…

Buying Ski Gear Online Vs In Person, What’s Best? (Surprising Result)

Buying Ski Gear Online Vs In Person, What’s Best? (Surprising Result)

There are endless options when it comes to buying ski gear in this day and age.  Between the infinite websites and numerous brick-and-mortar ski shops…

Are Ski Goggles Polarized? (Why They’re Not Great For Overcast Skiing)

Are Ski Goggles Polarized? (Why They’re Not Great For Overcast Skiing)

Have you heard that polarized goggles are better and wondered if your ski goggle lenses should be polarised too? Only some ski goggles come with…

How Many Calories Do You Burn Skiing? (More Than You Think)

How Many Calories Do You Burn Skiing? (More Than You Think)

When you ski down a steep hill making plenty of turns and braking along the way, it’s easy to imagine you are scorching through the…

Skiboards & Snowblades: Why Ride Short Blades Instead of Skis? (Beginners Guide)

Skiboards & Snowblades: Why Ride Short Blades Instead of Skis? (Beginners Guide)

Over the years skiboards have had a chequered career, with interest peaking in the 1990s but then strangely running out of steam during the beginning…

Your Guide to Skiing Alone This Winter: How to Have an Epic Solo Adventure

Your Guide to Skiing Alone This Winter: How to Have an Epic Solo Adventure

There’s nothing like a ski trip to bring friends and family together. But if you’re like me and your love of skiing isn’t quenched with…

My Advice To Stay Hydrated While Skiing (& Why You Should Never Eat Snow!)

My Advice To Stay Hydrated While Skiing (& Why You Should Never Eat Snow!)

It’s mid-afternoon on a big ski day out on the mountain, your legs feel ready to snap off, and you can’t seem to focus on…

Are Ski Racks & Cargo Boxes Really Worth The Cost? (4 Reasons To Get One)

Are Ski Racks & Cargo Boxes Really Worth The Cost? (4 Reasons To Get One)

You have to get your skis to the mountain one way or another, seeing as how they are the most essential piece of equipment, but…

How To Prevent Your Skis from Being Stolen? (5 Surprisingly Simple Hacks)

How To Prevent Your Skis from Being Stolen? (5 Surprisingly Simple Hacks)

You’re stopped off at a restaurant on the mountain and might be wondering why there is a sea of skis and snowboards outside. Is this…

Preventing Altitude Sickness When Skiing (Advice For High Altitude Ski Resorts)

Preventing Altitude Sickness When Skiing (Advice For High Altitude Ski Resorts)

To most, altitude sickness is a minor issue with minimal symptoms that may go unnoticed. However, with over 25% of people traveling above 8000ft (2500m)…

Should Kids Learn To Ski Using An Edgie Wedgie? (Thoughts From a Ski Instructor)

Should Kids Learn To Ski Using An Edgie Wedgie? (Thoughts From a Ski Instructor)

You may have heard parents raving about using an Edgie Wedgie to help teach their kids to ski and are wondering if you should use…

How To Ski For Almost Free (We’re Not Kidding)

How To Ski For Almost Free (We’re Not Kidding)

Skiing is a famously expensive hobby, and it’s only getting more expensive nowadays with certain resorts sneakily hiking up the price of lift tickets by…

Is Méribel Good for Beginner Skiers? Alps Ski Trip Planning

Is Méribel Good for Beginner Skiers? Alps Ski Trip Planning

Are you looking for one of the best beginner spots for learning to ski in France? If Méribel is on your radar, then we’ve got…

What Age Can Children Learn to Ski? (Much Younger Than You Think)

What Age Can Children Learn to Ski? (Much Younger Than You Think)

If you love skiing, you’ll also want to share your passion and enjoyment with your children. But if they’re still young, it can be difficult…

Classic Vs Skate Skiing – Which Cross-Country Skiing Is Best? (Gliding & Kicking)

Classic Vs Skate Skiing – Which Cross-Country Skiing Is Best? (Gliding & Kicking)

If you are into skiing but your passion goes beyond downhill, then cross-country skiing could be the next step. Cross-country skiing comes in different styles….