Gloves Vs Mittens: Which is Better for Skiing & Snowboarding?

Choosing the right gear to keep your hands warm on the mountain, whether your snowboarding or skiing, will make the difference between hours of enjoyable fun or uncomfortable frozen fingers. When it comes to keeping our hands warm outside in cold temperatures, we have two main choice – gloves or mittens. Both gloves and mittens … Continue reading “Gloves Vs Mittens: Which is Better for Skiing & Snowboarding?”

Top 3 Best Heated Ski Gloves Reviewed 2019

If you suffer from cold hands on the slope, a heated ski glove will make a difference. But choose the wrong glove and you’ll waste time and money and get uneven heat that won’t last (bad battery or materials). So to save you the hassle I have scoured the internet and compiled the BEST heated … Continue reading “Top 3 Best Heated Ski Gloves Reviewed 2019”

Who Owns Ski Resorts? Mountain Ownership Explained

Most mid-large ski resorts are privately owned corporations while some smaller resorts are owned by community non-profit organization. There are around 637 ski areas that operate in Canada and the U.S – of these 71 of the biggest are owned by 5 different companies (source). Vail Resorts & Alterra Mountain Company own 31 ski resorts across North America … Continue reading “Who Owns Ski Resorts? Mountain Ownership Explained”

How Much Do Skis Weigh? Average Equipment Weight 🏋

If you’re packing for a ski trip or loading up a friends car you might want to know the average weight of skis, skis boots, and all the accessories.  Of course, if you want a precise figure you’ll need to weigh all of your gear, but if you want a rough estimate or you’re simply … Continue reading “How Much Do Skis Weigh? Average Equipment Weight 🏋”