Ski Advice

Ski Turn Radius Explained (How It Works)

Ski Turn Radius Explained (How It Works)

We often hear about a ski’s sidecut that gives it the ‘hourglass’ shape and that it has a connection to the ski turn radius. But…

How to Avoid Accidents & Common Injuries (18 Safety Tips)

How to Avoid Accidents & Common Injuries (18 Safety Tips)

In general, non-skiers tend to rate skiing and snowboarding as much more dangerous sports than they are. They probably base their knowledge on TV footage…

Is It Bad To Ski Over Rocks? (10 Tips to Safe Skiing)

Is It Bad To Ski Over Rocks? (10 Tips to Safe Skiing)

Bad things can happen when skiing over rocks. Rock skiing is hazardous if you do it incorrectly or are unfortunate. Once you learn to ski…

What is Dry Snow? (Wet vs Dry)

What is Dry Snow? (Wet vs Dry)

As a skier or snowboarder, have you ever wondered what the difference is between a dry snowfall and a wet snowfall? Well, here we have…

Learn To Ski in A Day: A Comprehensive Guide

Learn To Ski in A Day: A Comprehensive Guide

The question all novice skiers ask themselves: Is it possible to learn how to ski in a day? The short answer is yes! Now, don’t…

How Do You Land Ski Jumps?

How Do You Land Ski Jumps?

Once you’ve built your confidence on groomed runs, it’s human nature to start going just off the edge of the run, to jump small banks…

Is Skiing Scary The First Time?

Is Skiing Scary The First Time?

Frequently, when you ask someone who hasn’t been skiing what it’s like, they will tell you it’s going to be freezing cold and you’re likely…

How To Clean Ski Goggles?

How To Clean Ski Goggles?

In the world of ski kits, ski goggles often don’t rate that highly. However, they provide important protection and can make skiing a lot easier…

How To Pick The Correct Ski Length?

How To Pick The Correct Ski Length?

Choosing skis might be difficult, but you can find the ideal ski equipment for yourself with the right information by your side. The first step…

Can you Ski down Mount Everest?

Can you Ski down Mount Everest?

As the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest lures climbers (and skiers & snowboarders) from every country. It is seen as the ultimate challenge…

8 Tips to Plan a Ski Trip with Friends (That’s Fun)

8 Tips to Plan a Ski Trip with Friends (That’s Fun)

At first sight, organizing a ski trip for a group of friends appears simple. However, when you factor in requirements for travel, accommodation, eating, drinking,…

How Do You Find The Centre Line Of A Ski to Mount Bindings?

How Do You Find The Centre Line Of A Ski to Mount Bindings?

Skiers want to fit bindings to their skis for several reasons. However, before you start to drill holes in your skis it’s best to get…

Nordic vs Alpine Skiing: What’s The Difference?

Nordic vs Alpine Skiing: What’s The Difference?

Some people have vague ideas about what Nordic and Alpine skiing entail, while plenty more haven’t got a clue. They both sound sort of European…

Alpine Skiing Explained (Beginners Guide)

Alpine Skiing Explained (Beginners Guide)

One of the best things about skiing is that it can be whatever kind of day you want it to be – an easygoing day…

Does Skiing Require Balance?

Does Skiing Require Balance?

When skiing balance is a vital component that helps us to maintain the correct posture while negotiating different terrain and gradients. It’s an automatic skill…

How to Choose the Right Length Ski Pole?

How to Choose the Right Length Ski Pole?

When you pick up your gear from the ski shop, ski poles are often the last item you collect, almost as an afterthought. However, ski…

How To Travel with Ski Equipment (Flying Guide)

How To Travel with Ski Equipment (Flying Guide)

So you’re planning a ski vacation abroad and you’re wondering how on earth you’re going to travel with your ski gear? Traveling with skis or…

What is Jib Skiing? (Why it’s Taken Off)

What is Jib Skiing? (Why it’s Taken Off)

You might have come across jib skiing or jibbing when reading a magazine article but never realized what it entailed. The origins of the word…

How Much Should You Tip A Ski Instructor?

How Much Should You Tip A Ski Instructor?

Unlike most occupations that expect tips, there are no hard and fast rules for ski instructors. Making just what to tip them a confusing annoyance…

Are Ski Season Tickets Worth it?

Are Ski Season Tickets Worth it?

With day passes rising every year, many people are turning to season passes at their favorite mountains to alleviate some of the costs of a…

How to Properly Wear Your Ski Goggles

How to Properly Wear Your Ski Goggles

Ski goggles are an essential piece of every person’s ski attire. To the point where a day skiing without goggles can be nearly impossible if…

What To Wear Under Ski Pants? (Base Layers Explained)

What To Wear Under Ski Pants? (Base Layers Explained)

When it comes to skiing, wearing the proper base layer under ski pants is key. The base layer under the ski pant is your layer…

What is Big Mountain Skiing? (How to Start)

What is Big Mountain Skiing? (How to Start)

Skiers’ enthusiasm for the different ski disciplines is endlessly variable, as their personalities. For some, skiing is a few groomed runs in the morning followed…

How To Remove Ski Wax? (The Right Way)

How To Remove Ski Wax? (The Right Way)

Waxing skis help them to perform better and have a longer working life. However, repeated waxing can build up residue and create an uneven base…