Skis

2016 Blizzard Bonafide Being Tuned

Professional Tune on a New Set of Skis

One of our team members here at Skis.com, Mike, was lucky enough to get his hands on a brand new pair of 2016 Blizzard Bonafides. In order to have them ready for his first trip to Whistler he took them to one of our ski techs to have them mounted, tuned, and ready to go. […] Read more…

Picking the One Ski Quiver

How to Pick the One Ski Quiver

The one ski quiver. Is there really such a thing these days? Not everyone wants, or has the ability, to build a rack of skis for every condition imaginable. I’m sure you know the skier who has the short rippers for the park, fatty powder skis that might as well be two snowboards, and the […] Read more…

Nuts Make great ski snacks

Best Snacks for a Day of Skiing

Everyone knows that skiing, while it may look like an easy and care free good time (and it can be), actually burns a ton of calories. In one hour of skiing a 154 pound person can burn 595 calories. With that being said, it’s very important you stay hydrated and fueled while you are out […] Read more…

What are Knee Bindings?

You may have seen Knee Bindings popping up on the slopes and in magazines. Since they are (rightfully) gaining some steam we thought it was time to demystify what Knee Bindings are all about. After a fair amount of back and forth with a product developer for Knee Binding, I came to find there was […] Read more…

SIA 2015 – A Sneak Preview of Next Years Gear!

Every year SnowSports Industries America puts on the biggest snow sports trade show in America in Denver, CO. SIA 2015 runs for about 5 days and pretty much every ski/snowboard/winter outdoors brand you can imagine is there. It’s a chance to see and experience all of next year’s gear, and what a year it will […] Read more…

What Does Ski Boot Last Mean?

There are many aspects to a ski boot. Features like closure systems, soles, liners, shells and any other additional tech all go into creating any number of ski boots for any variety of ski styles and skill levels. Ski boot last is one of the things that gets hidden under all other features. A lot […] Read more…

Ski Rocker Profile

A Guide to Rocker in Skis

Here our guest blogger Hunter Avis breaks down rocker in skis and why it matters. Taking a look at the 2014-2015 season, rockered skis are everywhere. Using Volkl’s product line as an example, virtually every ski in the lineup, from the race-stock Racetiger GS, to the Adora, a ski designed for improving intermediate skiers, has some amount […] Read more…

Playboy Releases Video on How to Wax Your Skis

Yeah, you read that right.  Playboy has come out with a video of two bunnies waxing a pair of skis, and no, that isn’t a euphemism. The truth is, the video is pretty straightforward and clean.  Yes, they wearing low cut skin-tight suits, but they are actually teaching how to wax a ski.  And for […] Read more…

Ski Gear Storage – 4 Quick Care Tips

Last weekend A-basin turned off their lifts, marking the true end to the extended season. But before you jump head first into summer, make sure your ski gear storage techniques are in order so when opening day comes around you’re not stuck with mildew infested clothes or boots that have changed shape. Here are few […] Read more…

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