Gear

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s that time of the year again, the time when somebody mentions the words “Mother’s Day” and you think, “Oh crap, I forgot about that.”  Well, have no fear, Skis.com is here to save the day with the best gifts for Mom within your budget.  Whether your mom is the active type, fashionista, or just […] Read more…

Fabric Science: Hardshell vs. Softshell

One of the largest distinctions in outerwear technology is the Hardshell vs. Softshell debate. Both fabrics have their pros and cons, but both also have their specific uses and knowing and understanding them can vastly improve your experiences in the outdoors. The down and dirty difference comes down to waterproofing and breathability. Let’s dig a […] Read more…

Fixing a Hole in Your Jacket or Pants

So you went skiing in your brand new jacket and accidentally got too close to the bon fire? One of those tiny embers just put a hole right in the middle of your fancy new threads? Well, it’ll never look the same, but fortunately it’s a pretty easy fix. Step 1: Get Your Supplies First […] Read more…

Fabric Science: Wool vs. Synthetic

One of the most common questions we come across boils down to fabric, how it works and why it’s important to know the difference. To cover the basics, clothing differs in three ways, performance, fit, and function. Function comes from features on the item like pockets, hoods, zippers, RECCO chips, pass holders, powder skirts, so […] Read more…

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