Ski Advice

How Much Does A Ski  Holiday REALLY Cost?

How Much Does A Ski Holiday REALLY Cost?

An annual ski holiday is the highlight of the winter months for countless families around the world. There is no better way to relieve some…

Can Skiers Cause an Avalanche? (Do’s & Don’ts)

Can Skiers Cause an Avalanche? (Do’s & Don’ts)

The scene of skiers struggling to outrun an avalanche seems like something taken right out of a Bond movie. The truth is most of us…

Cost of Skiing Trip: South Korea vs Japan

Cost of Skiing Trip: South Korea vs Japan

There’s something special about going to a ski resort for the first time, especially if you’re not entirely sure what to expect. It can be…

The Major Differences Between EVERY Ski (13 Types)

The Major Differences Between EVERY Ski (13 Types)

There are many different skis to choose from (and such little time). There are skis for all the different conditions and varying levels of competency….

Why Skiing Makes You Sore? (7 Tips to Recover Fast)

Why Skiing Makes You Sore? (7 Tips to Recover Fast)

The last thing you want to hear when you start up a new hobby is, “you’re going to be sore tomorrow.” Hearing that might even…

Ski Travel Insurance Beginners Guide

Ski Travel Insurance Beginners Guide

While you might pride yourself in being an expert-level skier, accidents don’t care about the amount of experience you have on the slopes. No matter…

When Is The Best Time To Buy Skis? [a Complete Guide]

When Is The Best Time To Buy Skis? [a Complete Guide]

Buying a new pair of skis is a considerable investment. New skis cost anywhere from $400 to $1000 and upwards. Buying skis is also a…

Can Ski Pants Be Hemmed? Adjustment Cost

Can Ski Pants Be Hemmed? Adjustment Cost

Finding ski gear that fits your body type well can be challenging. For example, ski pants might fit in length ok but be too large…

Snowboarding vs Skateboarding: How to Transition & Survive

Snowboarding vs Skateboarding: How to Transition & Survive

All board sports cross over each other. Snowboarding and surfing, skateboarding and wakeboarding, sandboarding, storyboarding, and kiteboarding. They all have certain similarities and elements. Out…

Do Ski Resorts Rent Googles?

Do Ski Resorts Rent Googles?

Nothing is worse than getting to the ski hill and realizing you forgot something. It’s usually on one of the little things like a glove…

Are Ski Resorts Open on Christmas?

Are Ski Resorts Open on Christmas?

It’s challenging to find time off from school and work in the winter to enjoy skiing. One day most of us get off is Christmas….

What Do Ski Instructors Do In The Summer? 7 Incredible Ideas

What Do Ski Instructors Do In The Summer? 7 Incredible Ideas

Being a ski instructor is a fun and rewarding way to make a living. You get paid to spend the day on the slopes while…

Skiing Without Socks or Pants: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Skiing Without Socks or Pants: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Now that you’ve purchased your outerwear, it’s time to think about your base layers. Specifically, will you wear pants under your ski pants or socks…

How Much Do Ski Instructors Earn? (& Who Pays The Best)

How Much Do Ski Instructors Earn? (& Who Pays The Best)

If you love skiing, what better job could there be then to get paid for skiing all day? The role of being a ski instructor…

Ski essentials for beginners – What to pack?

Ski essentials for beginners – What to pack?

There is so much to remember when you are packing for a ski trip. Sure, you remembered the big items like your skis and boots,…

Skiing Without Poles: How, Why, & When?

Skiing Without Poles: How, Why, & When?

Take a moment and picture a skier in your mind. How do they look? First off they are probably wearing warm clothing, including a large…

7 Best Skiing Exercises To Get Fit This Season

7 Best Skiing Exercises To Get Fit This Season

You’re never adequately prepared when you hit the slopes for the first time every season. There are so many specific muscles that haven’t been activated…

Are Ski Bindings Really Universal?

Are Ski Bindings Really Universal?

If you’re shopping for new ski gear, your skis must be of high quality, and your boots need to fit well and be comfortable. However,…

The Surprising History of Skiing (8,000 BC to Now)

The Surprising History of Skiing (8,000 BC to Now)

Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports worldwide. Millions of people around the world enjoy either Alpine or Cross Country skiing as a…

Are Ski Pants Waterproof? & How to Buy Your First Pair

Are Ski Pants Waterproof? & How to Buy Your First Pair

If you’re looking into buying your first pair of ski pants, you want to make sure you get a quality pair that will keep you…

6 Tips For Skiing When Overweight & Common Misconceptions

6 Tips For Skiing When Overweight & Common Misconceptions

There are many physical and mental health benefits to skiing. For example, skiing is a great way to lose weight. You can burn up to 3000 calories…

Who Pays for Ski Patrol? The Cost Of Getting Rescued

Who Pays for Ski Patrol? The Cost Of Getting Rescued

Hopefully, you’re not among the 600,000 injuries reported each year from skiing and snowboarding in the US. While many of these injuries are minor, many…

Are Ski Masks Illegal? (Anti-Mask Laws)

Are Ski Masks Illegal? (Anti-Mask Laws)

this article has not yet been updated since the pandemic. It’s not uncommon to see skiers and snowboarders donning full-face ski masks both on the…

Top 14 (Must-Know) Tips For Skiing With Kids

Top 14 (Must-Know) Tips For Skiing With Kids

It’s no secret that when you start having kids, your whole life changes. That doesn’t exclude skiing. Your approach to a day on the slopes…