Ski Advice

How to Ski Safely on Ice & Hard Packed Snow (Without Failing)

How to Ski Safely on Ice & Hard Packed Snow (Without Failing)

Every new skier at one time or another will be faced with an icy patch of ski slope. It can be difficult, intimidating and scary,…

How To Escape a Tree Well When Skiing

How To Escape a Tree Well When Skiing

Whether you’re a new or experienced skier, you should know the dangers of tree wells and how to avoid them… What is a tree well?…

How To Slow Down & Control Speed On Skis

How To Slow Down & Control Speed On Skis

Learning to slow down and control your speed is the most important part of skiing, without these skills you can be a danger to yourself…

Does Ice Skating Help Skiing? YES & Here’s Why..

Does Ice Skating Help Skiing? YES & Here’s Why..

Many new skiers who have a history of ice skating or playing hockey might be wondering if this will give them an advantage. Will knowing…

How To Get Up After a Ski Fall

How To Get Up After a Ski Fall

Getting up after a fall is something that every new skier needs to learn. Most new skiers have difficulty getting up safely and there are…

What To Look For When Buying Ski Poles? (New Skier Guide)

What To Look For When Buying Ski Poles? (New Skier Guide)

This guide explains exactly what ski poles are for, how to use them effectively, and what you should look out for when you buy your…

Ski Wax

Ski Wax

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What Shoes Do You Wear To Ski? (Best Footwear for Ski Trips)

What Shoes Do You Wear To Ski? (Best Footwear for Ski Trips)

While skiing you wear special ski boots that clip into your skis. These are very large rigid boots that lock your heel into place and…

The Real Difference Between Men (Unisex) & Women’s Skis

The Real Difference Between Men (Unisex) & Women’s Skis

While many skiers still believe that the only difference between unisex and women’s skis is cosmetic – there are in fact REAL differences in their…

How To Parallel Ski (Beginners Guide)

How To Parallel Ski (Beginners Guide)

Mastering the parallel turn is every new skier’s dream. From the humble christie stem (snowplough) to the lofty parallel turn is a thing of wonder….

What’s The Difference? Ski vs Snowboard Boots

What’s The Difference? Ski vs Snowboard Boots

New skiers often ask, can I use ski boots for snowboarding and or the other way round? It’s a great question and here’s your answer….

What Do Ski Slope Colors Mean? Trail Guide for Beginners

What Do Ski Slope Colors Mean? Trail Guide for Beginners

Every new skier has to understand the ski slope colors before they venture beyond the baby slopes. Not checking if you’re descending on a beginner,…

The REAL Difference Between Ski and Snowboard Clothes

The REAL Difference Between Ski and Snowboard Clothes

If you own a jacket and trousers already can you wear them to ski and snowboard? What’s the main difference and do I really need…

6 Major Reasons You SHOULD Really Wear Ski Goggles

6 Major Reasons You SHOULD Really Wear Ski Goggles

As a new skier, you might be wondering if it’s really necessary to buy a pair of goggles. Here’s why the answer to that is…

When To Replace Your Ski Helmet? The Unbiased Answer

When To Replace Your Ski Helmet? The Unbiased Answer

Ski helmets are an extra investment on top of all your gear so you want to keep it in good condition as long as possible,…

Buying VS Renting Skis: Unbiased Pros & Cons

Buying VS Renting Skis: Unbiased Pros & Cons

There comes a time in every skier’s life where they need help deciding whether they should hire or buy skis. Which is cheaper, what makes…

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Ski? The SIMPLE answer

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Ski? The SIMPLE answer

Every new skier wants to know how long it’s going to take them to learn to ski. It’s a great question and here’s the answer:…

How To Carry Skis: 3 EASY Methods

How To Carry Skis: 3 EASY Methods

When you first walk out of the ski rental shop in those moon boots awkwardly clutching your new pair of skis trying not to hit…

How to Put Skis On? (EASY Beginners Guide)

How to Put Skis On? (EASY Beginners Guide)

If you’re new to skiing, you might be wondering how the skis attach to your feet. It’s a straightforward question and once you know the…

Is Skiing Dangerous For Beginners? The HONEST answer

Is Skiing Dangerous For Beginners? The HONEST answer

The question that every mother or concerned new skier wants answered; Is skiing really dangerous? Is it worth the risk and should I let my…

How to STOP On Skis: The Best 3 Methods You Need to Know.

How to STOP On Skis: The Best 3 Methods You Need to Know.

So you’re planning to go skiing and want to know how to stop yourself from uncontrollably hurtling down the mountain. Learning to stop is a…

How Much Does it Cost to Ski? (COMPLETE breakdown)

How Much Does it Cost to Ski? (COMPLETE breakdown)

Skiing has traditionally been an expensive sport, it’s still pricey but there are plenty of ways to save money skiing (article on that coming soon)….

Why You (Don’t) Need Lessons to Ski. Unbiased Pros Vs Cons

Why You (Don’t) Need Lessons to Ski. Unbiased Pros Vs Cons

It’s time to talk about ski lessons. Every new skier must figure out if they’re going to take professional instruction, be taught by friends or…

Everything You NEED to Pack Skiing: List of Essentials

Everything You NEED to Pack Skiing: List of Essentials

If you’re new to skiing, you might be wondering what you need to bring with you on the slopes. It’s harder enough to learn how…