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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 →

Chairlift Etiquette: From the Lift Line to the Top of the Mountain

Chairlift Etiquette: From the Lift Line to the Top of the Mountain

by Kristen Lummis

It’s hard to argue against good manners, whether we’re talking dinner table or lift line. And while we all have a pretty good idea of basic ski and snowboard etiquette, sometimes it’s worth a review, especially if you’re a parent… Read More →

2017 Ski Trends & Technology – What You Need To Know

2017 Ski Trends & Technology – What You Need To Know

by evo

Most skiers wish they could ski like the guys in the movies, airing huge cliffs, and skiing faces that are almost too steep to hold snow. Ski technology in the past several years has definitely helped us mere mortals catch… Read More →

Newest Trend in Snowboard Technology is Inspired by Surf

Newest Trend in Snowboard Technology is Inspired by Surf

by evo

The tides are changing in the world of snowboarding. Commonly known to have been born from the desire to bring surfing to the slopes, snowboarding became an outlet for extending one’s summer endeavors deep into the winter months. However, as… Read More →

Plan a Hassle-Free Holiday Ski Trip in 3 Steps

Plan a Hassle-Free Holiday Ski Trip in 3 Steps

by Laura Cordaro

Whether you can believe or not, we’re already half way through Fall. It’s time to start dusting off those skis propped up in the corner of your garage! It’s never too early to plan your holiday (or non-holiday) ski trip…. Read More →

4 Hot Books for Powder Lovers

4 Hot Books for Powder Lovers

by Troy Hawks

If it’s true that you are what you eat, then I’m also hoping it’s true that you are what you read. And if that’s the case, then I just got a whole lot cooler. I mean, just check out the… Read More →

Pimp Your Adventure Van: How To Choose Your Ride

Pimp Your Adventure Van: How To Choose Your Ride

by David Sandel

I have bad news. It’s something we all know, but it’s something none of us want to face. Winter is over. (Well, for the vast majority of us.) And now I have good news. You can F I N A… Read More →

Types of Alpine Skis: Building Your Quiver

Types of Alpine Skis: Building Your Quiver

by Eric Wagnon

Types of alpine skis range from “all-mountain” models to specialized varieties designed for very specific conditions. Skis’ basic features differentiate the various types: Camber is the slight upward rise in the middle of an unweighted ski when viewed from the… Read More →

The Ski Bum Guide: Lifestyle of the Poor and Nameless

The Ski Bum Guide: Lifestyle of the Poor and Nameless

by Gina Bégin

You finally did it. You’ve been hired at a resort to live out your dreams of skiing daily or you’ve saved up enough to convert your truck into a winter-home-on-wheels so you can hit as many ski areas as possible…. Read More →