Ski Advice

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

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…

Who Owns Ski Resorts? Mountain Ownership Explained

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 organizations. There are around 637 ski areas that…

How Much Do Skis Weigh? Average Equipment Weight ๐Ÿ‹

How Much Do Skis Weigh? Average Equipment Weight ๐Ÿ‹

If you’re packing for a ski trip or loading up a friend’s car you might want to know the average weight of skis, skis boots,…

How To Ski Backwards or Switch

How To Ski Backwards or Switch

I’ve just learned to ski forwards, why would I want to ski backward! You might be wondering. You’re right,ย skiing backward is not for everybody. So…

How To Protect Your Knees From Injury While Skiing

How To Protect Your Knees From Injury While Skiing

Whether it’s from weak legs or skiing on steep terrain above your ability, knee injuries are unfortunately a common injury for skiers. In this guide,…

Short Vs Long Skis: What’s the Difference? ๐Ÿ“

Short Vs Long Skis: What’s the Difference? ๐Ÿ“

You might be wondering, what’s up with ski length – I thought it was to do with height, and then I saw a fully grown…

How to Prevent Ski Goggles Fogging Up

How to Prevent Ski Goggles Fogging Up

Are your ski goggles fogging up? It’s not only annoying but dangerous for your ability to ski or snowboard safely down the mountain. The best…

How Long Do Ski Boots Last? & When to Replace Them

How Long Do Ski Boots Last? & When to Replace Them

So you’re still skiing on an old pair of boots and your wondering when is it a good time to upgrade, and how to know…

How Dangerous Are Chairlifts? Unbiased Facts

How Dangerous Are Chairlifts? Unbiased Facts

If you’ve never been on a chair lift before, getting on and off can look daunting or you might have seen some scary viral videos…

Rental Skis: What Level Ski is For Me?

Rental Skis: What Level Ski is For Me?

Planning an upcoming ski trip and wondering what the best ski to pick at your resorts rental shop? Then this guide is for you. I’ll…

How To Store Skis & Snowboards

How To Store Skis & Snowboards

So you’ve invested hundreds in a new pair of skis and you want to know how to keep good care of them, so they can…

Difference Between Manmade Vs Natural Snow? โ„๏ธ

Difference Between Manmade Vs Natural Snow? โ„๏ธ

So you’ve heard that ski resort can make snow, and you might be wondering: so what’s it like? Can you tell the difference when you…

Why Do Ski Boots Hurt My Feet? Practical Solutions

Why Do Ski Boots Hurt My Feet? Practical Solutions

It’s an all too common occurrence; discomfort or pain in a skier’s feet because ski boots are rubbing or pressing against skin and muscle. Wearing…

Skiers Guide to Different Types of Snow ๐ŸŒจ

Skiers Guide to Different Types of Snow ๐ŸŒจ

If you’re new to the mountain you might not realize that there are the whole host of different types of snow depending on how it’s…

Mounting & Remounting Your Ski Bindings: FAQ’s

Mounting & Remounting Your Ski Bindings: FAQ’s

Mounting skis is when you attach bindingsย (the device that holds your ski boots) to your skis whereas remounting means moving or replacing your skis bindings…

How Long is a Typical Ski Season?

How Long is a Typical Ski Season?

Interestedย in learning to ski and want to know how much time on the mountain you’ve got?ย  The exact length of a ski season depends on…

5 Smart Ways To Protect Your Skis From Theft

5 Smart Ways To Protect Your Skis From Theft

So you’ve just bought a brand new and expensive pair of skis and you’re wondering:ย what’s the best way to keep them safe? How come everyone…

How Long Will My Skis Last?

How Long Will My Skis Last?

Do you own a pair of skis that are starting to look a bit rough around the edges, and now you’re wondering: when is it…

Why Do Ski Resorts With Snow Close Early?

Why Do Ski Resorts With Snow Close Early?

There’s still plenty of snow, you might be thinking so why do ski resorts close early in the Spring rather than later if there is…

4 Best Ski & Boot Carrier Straps Reviewed 2020

4 Best Ski & Boot Carrier Straps Reviewed 2020

If you have trouble carrying your skis, can’t quite get the knack of it or simply want more freedom to move your hands, then a…

Skiing With Glasses: Ultimate Guide ๐Ÿ‘“

Skiing With Glasses: Ultimate Guide ๐Ÿ‘“

If you wear prescription glasses and you’re wondering what to do when you go skiing or snowboarding then this guide is for. With the wrong…

Your Guide to Warm Weather or Spring Skiing ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒค

Your Guide to Warm Weather or Spring Skiing ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒค

Not all days are freezing cold on the mountain. Some days the clouds clear, the sun comes out and the temperatures begin to rise. Typically…

Guide To Buying Your First Ski Boot

Guide To Buying Your First Ski Boot

So your thinking of investing in your own pair of ski boots and you’re looking for a breakdown of all the key information? Great idea!…

Will My Ski Boots Stretch? YES, find out why

Will My Ski Boots Stretch? YES, find out why

If you’re considering buying a pair or new ski boots or have already bought a pair and wondering if you should expect the boot to…