Accessories

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…

Why You Should Wear a Ski Helmet

You’re an amazing skier. You’ve been at it since you were a kid and you can carve with the best of them. As you’re slicing into your favorite black diamond trail at the resort a not-as-good skier cuts you off making you lose your balance and you take a nasty spill. Are you wearing a […] Read more…

Ripclear: The Clear Solution for Lens Rash?

My family’s standing joke is that I am the ‘product tester’ of the family because I can seemingly wreak anything from Oakleys to canoe paddles. Because of this, I always feel a certain amount of anxiety with new goggles. I know too well that my wear and tear lifestyle will drag them through hell and […] Read more…

Gloves vs. Mittens

When you head out for a day of skiing, staying warm is one of the things that should rank high in importance.  Gloves and mittens really are a requirement for staying warm, but which one will keep you the warmest?  Are gloves better than mittens? Or, are mittens better than gloves? This is a question […] Read more…

Heated Gloves – It’s All About Warmth

The winter months bring fresh powder and beautiful snowy landscapes, making it so inviting to get out and play.  In order to participate and enjoy our cold weather pleasures, we need to be prepared with comfortable protection so we can withstand the cold and cherish its beauty.  I look forward to the snow, although I […] 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…

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