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FAQs about Remounting Skis

As you rest your body on your ski poles looking down at your skis while waiting in the chairlift line, you probably were thinking about a variety of things like what to eat for lunch or maybe which trail you want to head down. But have you ever looked down and considered remounting your skis? […] Read more…

2016 Blizzard Bonafide Being Tuned

Professional Tune on a New Set of Skis

One of our team members here at Skis.com, Mike, was lucky enough to get his hands on a brand new pair of 2016 Blizzard Bonafides. In order to have them ready for his first trip to Whistler he took them to one of our ski techs to have them mounted, tuned, and ready to go. […] Read more…

Proper Fitting Ski Helmet

3 Steps to a Proper Ski Helmet Fit

In 2003, 25% of skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes wearing helmets. Nine years later, that number was up to 70% with resorts in Switzerland reporting that 95% of its children wear helmets while skiing or snowboarding. One of the key factors that changed over the years is that ski helmets are increasingly more comfortable, […] Read more…

The Best Websites to Geek Out On Skiing

Skiers are a unique breed. We live, eat and breathe this sport. With other sports, there may only be a few resources for fans and loyalists to get their news, information and the low down on what is happening within their sport or hobby. As skiers we want to know what is going on all […] Read more…

Nuts Make great ski snacks

Best Snacks for a Day of Skiing

Everyone knows that skiing, while it may look like an easy and care free good time (and it can be), actually burns a ton of calories. In one hour of skiing a 154 pound person can burn 595 calories. With that being said, it’s very important you stay hydrated and fueled while you are out […] Read more…

What are Knee Bindings?

You may have seen Knee Bindings popping up on the slopes and in magazines. Since they are (rightfully) gaining some steam we thought it was time to demystify what Knee Bindings are all about. After a fair amount of back and forth with a product developer for Knee Binding, I came to find there was […] Read more…

Picking the Right Goggles for Light Conditions

Snow conditions are constantly changing on the mountain, and just like the differing snow conditions, you can also experience a multitude of light conditions such as sunny, partly cloudy or even night skiing. The days of only having one lens for your goggles to deal with all light conditions are over. Every goggle brand offers […] Read more…

What Does Ski Boot Last Mean?

There are many aspects to a ski boot. Features like closure systems, soles, liners, shells and any other additional tech all go into creating any number of ski boots for any variety of ski styles and skill levels. Ski boot last is one of the things that gets hidden under all other features. A lot […] Read more…

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