On the Slopes

5 Reasons to take a Ski or Snowboard Lesson

So, you’re thinking about giving skiing or snowboarding a shot. Fortunately, you’ve got a friend who’s been doing it for years and in an attempt to be helpful has uttered those famous last words, “I’ll teach you”. Is this the best way to get started? We say no! Here are our 5 reasons to take […] Read more…

Ski and Snowboard Fashion Trends: 2013/2014

Ski and snowboard clothing has long been a good indication and reflection of trends in the fashion world. This season is certainly no different. Here are some of the hottest trends for the 2013/2014 snow season. Let’s start off with the hot colors for this season. For women mint has already proven itself to be […] Read more…

The First Lesson

As an instructor I know that few people appreciate the sheer joy of skiing like a beginner. At its fundamental level skiing is strapping wooden sticks to our feet and sliding down a snow-covered hill. Pretty darn great! However, as we hone our skills we develop a different relationship to the sport. Was I angulating […] Read more…

Skijøring: A Snow Dog’s Dream

Strap my dog to me while I ski? Jack, my golden retriever and I both had doubts. Jack wiggled with excitement as I strapped him into a red harness, obviously feeling important with the new found job. With thin Rossignol Cross-Country Skis underfoot we took off into the white world. Skijoring is an ancient sport […] Read more…

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