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.

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Women’s 22/23 Alpine Ski Boot Roundup

Ski boots might seem like the supporting star to your skis, but boots are the important connection between you..

Men's 21/22 Alpine Ski Boot Roundup
Men’s 22/23 Alpine Ski Boot Roundup

Needless to say, ski boot models have changed dramatically over the years. The ski boot you’re trying on..

Guide to Buying Boots: Avoid a Bad Fit
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..

A guide to ski technology
A Guide to Ski Technology

It’s been over a decade since the late, great big-mountain skier Shane McConkey introduced his Volant Spatul..

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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..

Tips Up Guide to Buying Skis.
Tips Up: Expert advice on buying skis for 2022/2023

Whether you’re ordering skis online, walking into a ski shop for the first time, or a seasoned skier in ..

Breaking in new boots ski
How to Break In New Boots

Buying new equipment never gets old. The dent left in the wallet is dwarfed by the experience you get when you..

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 ..

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

Decades ago there was only one way for people to be measured for skis: have them raise their arm over their he..

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