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Buying Skis: Sidecut & Turn Radius Explained

Buying Skis: Sidecut & Turn Radius Explained

by Eric Wagnon

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on June 18, 2014 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. The first step towards understanding how a ski will perform is to become familiar with the terms related to a ski’s… Read More →

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

How to Build the Ultimate Shot Ski

by Katie Coakley

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 24, 2014 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. Ah, the shot ski. This particular instrument of revelry (or torture, depending on your height) is possibly the second best use for… Read More →

A Beginner’s Ski Gear Guide

A Beginner’s Ski Gear Guide

by Erika Wiggins

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on March 4, 2015 and has been updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. Before your first day of skiing or snowboarding, you have to get dressed up in something that makes you feel great…. Read More →

The Ski Bum Gift Guide: 13 Gift Ideas For Skiers & Snowboarders

The Ski Bum Gift Guide: 13 Gift Ideas For Skiers & Snowboarders

by Arielle Gordon-Rowe

Everyone has those ski bum friends whose ski socks are perpetually mismatched. Those friends whose baselayers smell as if they’ve been wedged between couch cushions for months. They’re the friends who sprint to the lift five minutes before it opens,… Read More →

Pro or No: How Do You Get Ready For Ski Season?

Pro or No: How Do You Get Ready For Ski Season?

by Katie Coakley

As the 2016-17 ski season approaches, there are two ways to get ready: the “smart” way or the “whaaaat???” way. From how you prepare physically to how you get your gear ready to the first time you step on the… Read More →

Your End of Ski Season Checklist

Your End of Ski Season Checklist

by Mark Crone

If you’re an avid skier like me, you look forward to the start of ski season – and dread the end of this ski season. When it’s late in the season and the snow is rapidly melting, the eternal optimist… Read More →

9 Amazing Gear Picks From Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016

9 Amazing Gear Picks From Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016

by Erika Wiggins

I don’t NEED another daypack…but then I spot one sporting features I wished my old one had. “How did they know?” I wonder as I lay down hard cash. “What will they think of next?” Then I walked into the… Read More →

Your Pre Ski Season To-Do List

Your Pre Ski Season To-Do List

by Sarah Woods

You could go to the gym to get your legs in shape for ski season. (Here’s a sample pre-ski season workout, if you’re into that kind of thing.) But, let’s be honest, skiing is the best medicine for getting your legs… Read More →

Waxing and Tuning Your Skis & Snowboard

Waxing and Tuning Your Skis & Snowboard

by Sarah Woods

Why not grab a beer, reminisce about après ski and give your skis or board a wax this September? Whether you’re a seasoned waxer or new to tuning your gear, here are some tips and reasons behind picking up an… Read More →

Six All-Season Outdoor Gear Essentials

Six All-Season Outdoor Gear Essentials

by Nicole Roosien

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Marcel Gremaud of GetOutfitted. I’ve had the same snowboard boots for six years. The base of the right boot nearly completely separates from its partnered top, the laces of my left boot resemble spaghetti squash…. Read More →