Skiing Gear Tips - Page - 1

If you are planning to go on a ski trip and not sure how to take your expensive and fragile skis and snowboards with you, then these racks are what you need. Ski and snowboard racks offer a secure and stable way to carry your precious equipment without getting in the way, thus allowing you […]

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Ski boots are some of the most important gears in your ski setup, and are an investment that you need to take care of. They do not come cheap, which is why it is wise to know how to properly care for them. Regardless of the durability of their materials, they still need to be […]

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Skiing and snowboarding with glasses is possible, although some prefer wearing contact lenses. If you decide to wear your glasses under your ski goggles, it is important to know the right setup, so that it will not be uncomfortable and off-putting. A wrong setup might also cause fogging, and damage your expensive frames. To wear […]

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Climbing skins may be one of the most overlooked pieces of equipment in a skiing setup. However, these may come essential for travelling in the backcountry. These are strips of fabric that can be attached to the bottom of backcountry skis, so that you can climb up hills with the skis on your feet. Then, […]

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The best way to make your ski boots fit better and be more comfortable is to spend time wearing them, even if you are just in the comfort of your own home. Ski boots are an essential piece of equipment that links your body to your skis. That is why it is important that you […]

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To make your skis and snowboard go faster, and make turning and handling easier, you have to regularly wax them. Waxing the bases of your skis and snowboard will also protect them from abrasion. Wax is the mediator between snow and your skis’ or snowboard’s bases. And with changes in snow conditions, you also have […]

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To get the most out of your equipment, you have to properly maintain your skis, or properly take care for them after every run or season. Ski tuning is an essential part of skiing too, just like any other precision instrument, and skis should be tuned periodically to ensure optimum performance. Different snow conditions can […]

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One of the most important pieces of your ski equipment are ski bindings. Without these, you simply cannot use your skis. They provide a direct connection between you and your skis, and to keep you safe, the ski bindings release you from the ski whenever the pressure that is exerted on them exceeds the release […]

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Ski boots are one of the most important parts of your skiing equipment, because they are designed to transfer your movements into the skis while they support and protect your feet, ankles, and lower legs. You shouldn’t try to fit ski boots the same way as street shoes, because their constructions and functions are not […]

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Just like any other ski clothing, your ski gloves will also need cleaning every now and then. After days on the slopes, or at the end of your ski trip, your ski gloves might start feeling a bit filthy and sweaty. Thus, giving them some tender care when you get home will freshen them up […]

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