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Buying vs Renting Skis and Boots

Buying vs Renting Skis and Boots

It’s one of the oldest questions that skiers who travel to their destination often ask: should you rent skis and boots on your trips or buy your own? It is a good question, and ...

Best Kids Ski Gloves

Best Kids Ski Gloves

Nothing can put any child off to skiing faster than having the wrong gear, everything from not having the right helmet and boots for comfort and protection to the right gloves to ...

3 Flat Light Ski Goggles

3 Flat Light Ski Goggles

You know those days when the light is flat when you're out on the ski slopes? Annoying, right?  You are cruising down the slopes, and bumps come out of nowhere because you have no ...

How to Keep Your Feet Warm While Skiing

How to Keep Your Feet Warm While Skiing

Nothing can ruin a perfect skiing experience faster than cold and achy feet -- with the possible exception of a hard fall. Frozen toes are a common problem that almost every skier ...

Best Family Ski Resorts

Best Family Ski Resorts

Way back in 2007, we put out our first in a series of lists of the Best Family Ski Resorts in the US and Canada.  It was a labor of love, as we were able to fondly recall great ...

Best Skis for Kids

Best Skis for Kids

When our girls started skiing, we put them on tiny K2's.  One pair was all purple for my oldest, and my youngest had a pair with SpongeBob Squarepants graphics. Our kids were ...

5 Tips for Buying a Kids Ski Helmet

5 Tips for Buying a Kids Ski Helmet

Nowadays, kids’ ski helmets are not merely a safety mechanism—they’re full-fledged fashion and technology accessories.  Bold patterns?  Check.  Ability to affix a GoPro?  Check.  ...

Skiing with Glasses

Skiing with Glasses

Skiing is an enjoyable and exhilarating sport that offers a sense of freedom and excitement unlike any other, which is why millions of us love to hit the slopes whenever we can. ...

Best Ski Goggles for Beginners

Best Ski Goggles for Beginners

You can spend $250 on ski goggles, but you don't have to. As a skiing novice, you don’t want to break the bank on an unnecessarily high-tech pair of goggles.  A $75 (or less) ...

Ski Helmet Covers for Kids

Ski Helmet Covers for Kids

Ski helmet covers hit the scene almost as quickly as ski helmets themselves did. They provide fun, uniqueness, and a little quirkiness on the slopes. Some people use them just ...