Gear

Begin at the feet and work up. Start with the basic ski and snowboard gear. Move to boots. Don’t forget accessories. Picture yourself using the latest equipment.

How to demo skis.
How to demo skis efficiently

You’ve heard the saying, “try before you buy,” but how do you try skis? Where can you go to demo enough ..

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Men’s vs. women’s skis and why yours are probably too short

Former member of the U.S. Ski Team, NCAA All American and two-time World Extreme Skiing Champion, Kim Reichhel..

Guide to Buying Boots: Avoid a Bad Fit

Ski boots are a crucial piece of gear because they not only connect your feet and lower legs to your skis, but..

Which ski is right for you?

You’ve finally made up your mind. After ogling hundreds of pairs of skis in the lift line, you’ve ..

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How often should you tune your skis?

Skiing or riding on gear that has not been tuned can be the difference between a good day and an edge-catching..

Stoko-Knee Brace Reinvented.
The Knee Brace Reinvented

Medical grade bracing woven into a base layer. Sponsored by Stoko | Written by Bennett Slavsky On a windswept ..

Ski sizing chart and calculator

Forty years ago there was only one way to be measured for skis: have them raise their arm over their head and ..

A pair of Nordica and Tecnica ski boots.
Ski Boot 101: How to buckle your ski boots

Well, there is “that” ritual: We have to get into ski boots every time we hit the slopes. Sometime..

6 best headlamps.
6 Best Headlamps

Headlamps are a necessity for outdoors enthusiasts that engage in hiking, mountain biking, caving, backcountry..

Best winter ski vans and travel trailers
Best winter ski vans & travel trailers

Nothing inspires a good bout of base-area envy like parking next to a ski condo on wheels. These moving mini h..

100 slopes of a lifetime: Fresh powder is calling.
100 Slopes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Ski and Snowboard Destinations

Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from ski and snowboard greats, and need-to-know ..

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Store those skis and boards with these accessories

From storing your skis and boards without cramping their style to preventing parking lot mishaps, we have some..

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