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Alpine Pole Technique
Alpine Pole Technique
Poles push us to the lift and down cat tracks, but proper poling technique while turning also aids in body and hip alignment, extension down the hill and aggressiveness....
Apres-Ski - A Survival Guide
Apres-Ski - A Survival Guide
Party animals can never cut it on the piste...
Backcountry Necessities
Backcountry Necessities
Backcountry preperation includes more than just a beacon, shovel and probe. Survival knowledge, a first aid kit and well-equipped pack could save your life....
Bump Skiing 101
Bump Skiing 101
Learning the skills of bump skiing on non-intimidating groomed runs increases confidence and sucess. With small radius turns, hockey stops, pivot turns and a little…...
Buying a Ski That Will Last
Buying a Ski That Will Last
From powder skis, to twin tips ski shape is everything. Know what to look for when demo-ing new skis....
Choosing Your Nordic Skiing Style
Choosing Your Nordic Skiing Style
Sprinters, endurance athletes, nature aficionados and backcountry vertical lovers can all find a winter sport to love under the title of Nordic....
Considerations When Booking a Family Ski Holiday
Considerations When Booking a Family Ski Holiday
You can have winter fun with the kids in tow...
Cross Country Paths for Nordic Skiers
Cross Country Paths for Nordic Skiers
Cross-coutnry trail designers utilize terrain variations to create interesting loops of assorted lengths that take skiers into the wilderness and bring them back…...
Dynamic Skiing Skills
Dynamic Skiing Skills
Dynamic skiing incorporates an open stance, balanced body angles and directional extension for a graceful descent of any terrain....
Equipment for Alpine Trekking
Equipment for Alpine Trekking
A cross breed of telemark and alpine, AT bindings allow alpine skiers to skin up backcountry hills with free heel ease yet lock down for alpine descents and in-bounds…...
Finished Turns
Finished Turns
Finished turns facilitate graceful controlled skiing and allow you to check your speed as well as accelterate in all conditions....
Getting Started
Getting Started
Managing gear, buyng tickets and getting on the slopes can be a pain at first. Here are some tipes to so you know what to expect....
Hazards of Cross Country Skiing
Hazards of Cross Country Skiing
Bears, avalanches, sunburns and simple falling can be hazardous to your health, but in the cross-country world its all part of the fun....
How to Replace Broken Skis
How to Replace Broken Skis
Tuning your skis or snowboard will keep them runing smooth, but sometimes repairs are needed. Know when to call the shop or send them back to the manufacturer....
Knowing What Skiing Equipment You Need
Knowing What Skiing Equipment You Need
The ease and speed of choosing cross-country gear cuts down on planning time, leaving more time for practicing kick glides and herriginbones....
Multiple Skis for all Conditions
Multiple Skis for all Conditions
Having multiple skis specificly designed for various types of terrain can help your performance and enhance your experience....
Parallel Turns
Parallel Turns
The pinical turn in alpine skiing, parallel, facilitates dynamic skiing over all terrain and is what makes skiing gracefull and beautiful....
Skiing for Women
Skiing for Women
From ski wear and skis to forums and classes, how is the skiing industry catering for its growing female customer base?...
Skiing Hazards
Skiing Hazards
Crowded slopes, snow conditions and false bravery can be hazardous to a skiers health. International rules and common sense help keep skiers injury free....
Skiing Techniques
Skiing Techniques
Skiing is a melding of edging, rotation and flexion/extension movements encompassed in a balanced stance....
Skiing Vs Snowboarding
Skiing Vs Snowboarding
History of the skiing snowboarding feud and how it has died away....
Skiing: Bindings
Skiing: Bindings
Bindings connect your legs to your skis and can affect your skiing and save your knees as well as allow you to skin up a mountian....
Skiing: Boots
Skiing: Boots
Whether you're in last century's rear-entry boots or just want to see what's out there, getting a certified boot fitter to fine tune your boots to the perfect fit will…...
Tackling Cliffs
Tackling Cliffs
Gravity makes skiing an adrenaline sport, hucking cliffs increases the power of gravity, giving adrenaline junkies an extra shot....
Take of and Landing
Take of and Landing
Fly like Icarus starting with a balanced stance and landing ready to absorb the impact perpendicular to the slope....
Techniques for Nordic Skiing
Techniques for Nordic Skiing
Fun drills on cross-country skis teach proper stance, balance and technique, helping effective movements to beomce second nature....
Telemark Skiing
Telemark Skiing
Telemark skiing isn't hugely different from alpine skiing, but it clarifies so many Alpine techniques and quenches advanced skiers’ thirst for challenge....
Telemark Skiing Equipment
Telemark Skiing Equipment
Telemark equipment embodies the concept of integration. Boot and binding systems work together exclusively and pare with skis designed for specific styles of teliers.…...
Telemark Skiing Techniques
Telemark Skiing Techniques
Balance and complete turns allow skiers to tackle any terrain, but they make telemark turns easier and beautiful....
Tele-Skiing Equipment
Tele-Skiing Equipment
Is your gear up to speed for Telemark?...
The Difference a Pole Makes
The Difference a Pole Makes
From old-school aluminum to new-school carbon composites, poles are taking on the technology challenge, and those of us willing to pay may appreciate the fine tunning…...
What to Expect From Nordic Skiing
What to Expect From Nordic Skiing
Cross-country skiing combines the aerobic addict and nature lover in us all....
What to Expect on Your First Day of Skiing
What to Expect on Your First Day of Skiing
Slipping and sliding down a snow-covered run to the chants of your friends, or directions of your instructor is easier if you know what to expect....
What to Wear When Skiing
What to Wear When Skiing
Dressing for snow sports is as important, or more so, than the skis or snowboard you buy. Looking cool and staying warm bepends on how smart you dress....
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