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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