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Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Accessories, Après Ski, and More

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Accessories, Après Ski, and More

by Rich Stoner

Your new skis and boots are ready to shred the mountain. Your sweet new kit will have you looking good and keeping you warm and cozy while you do it. Next up: all of the other gear that makes for… Read More →

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Outerwear

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Outerwear

by Rich Stoner

Last week we offered up our 2020 buyer’s guide for skis and boots. Today: outerwear, or soft goods. Choosing the right jacket and pants to wear while skiing can be daunting. There are tons of brands producing a variety of… Read More →

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Skis and Boots

Your Guide to the 2020 Buyer’s Guide: Skis and Boots

by Rich Stoner

Every skier knows that a day on the slopes can be greatly affected by the type of gear you use. Choosing the right skis and boots are of the utmost importance especially when it comes to hard goods. Pick the… Read More →

5 Tips to Maintain Your Snowboard This Season

5 Tips to Maintain Your Snowboard This Season

by Amanda Natividad

Snow goggles? Check. Dry gloves and boots? Check. Your Liftopia beanie? Check.  But how’s that snowboard doing? Think carefully about whether your snowboard has gotten some TLC since last season. Whether or not that’s the case, you’re going to want… Read More →

2018/19 Winter Gear Preview – 7 New Ski Products

2018/19 Winter Gear Preview – 7 New Ski Products

by liftopia

Sure, the summer might be in full swing, but for diehard skiers, winter is always top of mind. Whether you’re dreaming up a ski trip to Japan next winter, or plotting a summer escape to ski in Chile, we’ve got… 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. Though the origins of the shot ski may remain murky (there are rumors of one being created at University of British… Read More →

Great Deals for Spring Ski Gear

Great Deals for Spring Ski Gear

by evo

Spring has sprung, or at least spring is springing, and we’re stoked for carefree laps in the sunshine. Spring riding is the best, well maybe next to powder, with warm temperatures and soft corn snow. While spring does signal the… Read More →

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 →

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 →