Ski Advice

11 Incredible Ways to Warm Hands While Skiing

11 Incredible Ways to Warm Hands While Skiing

Just like the feet, cold hands often plague skiers who haven’t yet figured out the best way of staying warm. I’ve battle-tested everything so you don’t…

Skiers Ultimate Guide to Staying Warm

Skiers Ultimate Guide to Staying Warm

Skiing is an outside winter sport and it’s usually pretty cold in the mountains at this time of year. Be prepared for the cold and…

Skiing Blue Runs for the FIRST Time? READ THIS

Skiing Blue Runs for the FIRST Time? READ THIS

You’ve only ever skied on green slopes and you want to know when it’s time and what its like to ski on a blue slope,…

How To Fall On Skis & NOT Hurt Yourself

How To Fall On Skis & NOT Hurt Yourself

For every new skier, falling on skis is an inevitable right of passage. While I can’t guarantee that every fall is going to be painless,…

How to Ski While It’s Snowing!

How to Ski While It’s Snowing!

With fresh powdery snow to ski in, skiing in snow can be a wonderful thing. Under the wrong conditions of a blizzard or wet heavy snow…

7 Tips to Keep Your Feet Warm While Skiing

7 Tips to Keep Your Feet Warm While Skiing

There is nothing like cold feet to make you feel miserable on the slopes – except perhaps falling flat on your face. It’s an all too…

Skiing Red Runs for the FIRST Time? READ THIS

Skiing Red Runs for the FIRST Time? READ THIS

You’ve only ever skied on green and blue slopes and you’re interested in moving up a gradient, but before you do, you want to know…

When Do My Ski’s Need To Be Sharpened?

When Do My Ski’s Need To Be Sharpened?

If you’ve always rented your skis or are new to skiing, you might not realize that all skis have a sharp edge that needs to…

How to Ski Safely on Ice and Hard Packed Snow

How to Ski Safely on Ice and Hard Packed Snow

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…

Ski Poles – Buyer’s Guide for New Skiers 2020

Ski Poles – Buyer’s Guide for New Skiers 2020

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: Everything You NEED To Know

Ski Wax: Everything You NEED To Know

If you’re new to skiing you might be wondering what’s all this about skis wax, how does it work? and how do I know if…

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: The ULTIMATE Beginners Guide

How To Parallel Ski: The ULTIMATE Beginners Guide

Mastering the parallel turn is every new skier’s dream. From the humble snowplough the lofty parallel turn is a thing of wonder. “How do they…

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…