Ski Advice

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…

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Ski? The SIMPLE answer

How Long Does it Take to Learn to Ski? The SIMPLE answer

Every new skier wants to know how long it’s going to take them to learn to ski. It’s a great question and here’s the answer:…

How To Carry Skis: 3 EASY Methods

How To Carry Skis: 3 EASY Methods

When you first walk out of the ski rental shop in those moon boots awkwardly clutching your new pair of skis trying not to hit…

How to Put Skis On – The EASY Beginners Guide

How to Put Skis On – The EASY Beginners Guide

If you’re new to skiing, you might be wondering how the skis attach to your feet. It’s a straightforward question and once you know the…

Is Skiing Dangerous For Beginners? The HONEST answer

Is Skiing Dangerous For Beginners? The HONEST answer

The questions that every mother or concerned new skier wants answering; Is skiing really dangerous? Is it worth the risk and should I let my…

How to STOP On Skis: The Best 3 Methods You Need to Know.

How to STOP On Skis: The Best 3 Methods You Need to Know.

So you’re planning to go skiing and want to know how to stop yourself from uncontrollably hurtling down the mountain. Learning to stop is a…

How Much Does it Cost to Ski? The COMPLETE breakdown 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Ski? The COMPLETE breakdown 2020

Skiing has traditionally been an expensive sport, it’s still pricey but there are plenty of ways to save money skiing (article on that coming soon)….

How Tight Should Your Ski Boots Be?  Get The PERFECT Fit Every Time

How Tight Should Your Ski Boots Be? Get The PERFECT Fit Every Time

The ski boot is arguably the most important piece of kit. Sure you need the ski, but unless you properly attached to your skis –…

Why You (Don’t) Need Lessons to Ski. Unbiased Pros Vs Cons

Why You (Don’t) Need Lessons to Ski. Unbiased Pros Vs Cons

It’s time to talk about ski lessons. Every new skier must figure out if they’re going to take professional instruction, be taught by friends or…

Everything You NEED to Pack Skiing: List of Essentials

Everything You NEED to Pack Skiing: List of Essentials

If you’re new to skiing, you might be wondering what you need to bring with you on the slopes. It’s harder enough to learn how…

How to Hockey Stop On Skis Like a Pro

How to Hockey Stop On Skis Like a Pro

Being able to stop fast on skis is essential for every new skier to learn. The infamous pizza can only you take you so far….

Snowboarding VS Skiing for Beginners: Pros & Cons 2020

Snowboarding VS Skiing for Beginners: Pros & Cons 2020

The question that every first-timer wants answering…(I did too when I first started.)  “…I’m taking up a new winter sport, should I pick snowboarding or…

How (NOT) to Use Ski Lifts

How (NOT) to Use Ski Lifts

As a beginner skier, everything is new and unfamiliar. Your first day on the slopes is going to be challenging to put it mildly. Not…

6 Essential Reasons to Wear a Ski Helmet

6 Essential Reasons to Wear a Ski Helmet

Should you wear a helmet? This could be one of the most important questions you ask yourself when you next hit the slopes. While some might…