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Breckenridge Offers Even More with Newly Added Terrain

  With over 2,908 acres of skiable terrain, Breckenridge has always offered some great skiing and snowboarding.  That’s my opinion anyway, I understand people have their favorite spots, but this year Breck has opened even more terrain by making Peak 6 accessible. I had the chance to ride Breck last week. Peak 6 is amazing, […] Read more…

5 Ways to Get More Women Skiing and Snowboarding

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that men outnumber women on the mountain. Despite the growing numbers of female participants over the years, both skiing and snowboarding still tend to be male dominated sports. But maybe there’s something we can do about it. With strong female athletes like Lindsay Vonn and Gretchen Bleiler […] Read more…

Staying Safe While Learning to Snowboard

We won’t sugar coat it, the first day of learning to snowboard can be a bit rough. A snowboard lesson is key to making the day a bit easier, but there are some things we can only learn by falling and getting back up. Kids make it seem easy, but most of us have to […] Read more…

5 Reasons to take a Ski or Snowboard Lesson

So, you’re thinking about giving skiing or snowboarding a shot. Fortunately, you’ve got a friend who’s been doing it for years and in an attempt to be helpful has uttered those famous last words, “I’ll teach you”. Is this the best way to get started? We say no! Here are our 5 reasons to take […] Read more…

A Snowboard Buyers Go To Setup

As the snowboard buyer for Skis.com I’ve ridden many boards, boots and bindings over the years. I’ve found plenty of things that I hate, and plenty that I love and had to add to my collection. I’ve had the luxury of being able to use different products for different conditions or just the type of […] Read more…

Why Do People Ride or Ski with a Backpack?

Often on larger mountains you’ll notice people skiing or riding with backpacks. Why though? Is it really necessary? Is it safe? Carrying a pack can definitely have its advantages. Here are a few worth mentioning, as well as important things to remember if you decided to wear a pack on your next downhill adventure. Wearing […] Read more…

Do I Need to Wax My New Skis or Snowboard?

When you purchase a new pair of skis or a snowboard, it will come with what is called “factory wax” already applied. What that means is that your skis or board will generally have a basic, all temperature wax on it similar to what you would get out of a rub on wax or a […] Read more…

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