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The 10 Worst Ski Fashion Trends

Ski fashion trends come and go, and some don’t leave fast enough.  So I have put together a list of some of the worst trends in skiing fashion that I can remember.  Full disclosure, I was born in the late 80s so most fashion faux pas that happened before that time aren’t going to be […] Read more…

SIA 2016

  Although it has been a tough year for the ski and snowboard industry due to weather issues, the Snowsports Industry of America (SIA) put on an amazing trade show nonetheless.  Brands showed up in droves to flaunt their new styles, products, and tech. The trends for skis next year are all about balancing everything […] Read more…

The Most Inspirational Ski Bum Story

They’re are a lot of ski and snowboard bum stories out there floating around, but most have a similar message, skiing/snowboarding is the best and being broke isn’t that bad for a few years.  But this story about a snowboard bum’s life out west brings a bit more to the table and might even inspire […] Read more…

The Avalanche Safety Video Everyone Needs to See

Know Before You Go from Trent Meisenheimer on Vimeo. The collective avalanche safety programs throughout the US and Canada have put together one of the most comprehensive safety videos to date. The Know Before You Go series features pro athletes from across the snowsports industries and their breakdown on how to most effectively plan and […] Read more…

Berthoud Pass Backcountry Skiing: Trip Report

Colorado is known for its skiing, and while the big resorts are great, Colorado offers a plentiful array of backcountry skiing opportunities as well. An hour from Denver gets you to Berthoud Pass, which is roughly what it takes to reach the Winter Park resort. As an old ski area, you will find some open […] Read more…

3 Skier Sites for the Winter 411

Skiers and snowboarders have a need for sport specific data when it comes to forecasting and everyday info. Between chasing snow for the best powder days and more people than ever accessing the backcountry, these sites fill a very important void. The amount of info online seems endless so we have narrowed down a few […] Read more…

Wax on, Wax off: How to Wax your Skis

Waxing your skis isn’t hard and there is just something therapeutic about laying down a fresh layer of wax while blasting tunes in the background. Waxing protects your skis, enhances ski snow interaction, and improves overall glide. Here is a step-by-step guide for you to become your own wax master. Winter is upon us, time to […] Read more…

Skis.com Merges with Austin Canoe and Kayak Through Parent Company Summit Sports

Leading Outdoor Adventure Retailers Join Forces Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak announce merger enabling all-season offers, immediate expansion and future growth Bloomfield Hills, MI (January 26, 2016) – Specialty outdoor gear retailers, Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) announce the merger of the two companies under Summit Sports LLC. The merger, […] Read more…

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