Gear

Dressing Your Kids For A Cry Free Day

I have a rule –kids have to like what they are wearing or they won’t wear it, and the parents have to like it too or they won’t buy it.  The truth is parents can’t just make kids wear what they want them to, common ground is necessary. Ultimately the parent is the final decision […] Read more…

Ski Maintenance: The Art of Taking Care of Your Skis

You’ve just spent your hard-earned money on a pair of brand new skis and you’re excited to take them to the mountain this winter.  You perform at your best when you utilize everything your new skis have to offer. If you want that same amazing feel of the skis and be able to maintain the […] 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…

Can You Buy Plus Size Ski Clothing?

Yes, plus size clothing for skiing is available right here on skis.com.  We have plus ski clothing available for men, women and even select pieces for kids. There are a few different companies that offer plus size clothing such as Obermeyer, Columbia, Spyder, Descente, The North Face and others.  One thing to keep in mind […] 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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