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The World’s Most Bizarre Ski Resorts

Ski resorts have become a tourist attraction on their own, but if you’re looking for a resort that offers something more bizarre, or even dangerous, the ones below will more than likely give you an experience you’ll never forget. The Mount Hermon Ski Resort – Israel When one envisions the ancient and regal country of […]

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Heli-Skiing: An Overview of the Sport

Ski enthusiasts around the world are very familiar with this extreme sport, but for those who may not have the same amount of experience, ‘heli-skiing’ can seem like a terrifying idea. While you don’t have to necessarily jump out of a helicopter from great heights, you do have to ride one to reach truly remarkable […]

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Iconic Skiing Experiences Everyone Should Try

Choosing a ski destination can vary greatly depending on your needs and what you may be looking for. Taking your family skiing, for example, may require you to seek out more local spots, or those designed for younger children. Skiing solo may compel you to seek out ski resorts far and wide, thus bringing up […]

The National Winter Activity Center: Saving the Ski Industry

Skiing is a pastime with a curiously exclusive reputation. Most Alpine skiers have been schussing down the slopes since before they can remember, having been coaxed into the sport by their parents, who are also lifelong enthusiasts. Some children decide to take it up on their own, but this usually happens only if they live […]

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Avalanche Safety and Preparation

This past ski season saw record-breaking snowfall in several regions around the world, and with more snow comes a higher risk for avalanches. The immense weight built up from weeks of snow had led a number of resorts to close down entirely for the safety of their visitors and staff members. While they can be […]

How Should Your Ski Boots Fit You?

Finding a comfortably fitting pair of ski boots can be much more challenging than some people may think. Too small, and you can experience pain all day just by simply standing, not to mention putting weight on your feet when on the slopes. Too big, and you put yourself at risk for serious injury. Finding […]

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Summer Skiing: Getting Your Fix During the Offseason

Now that spring is in full swing and summer is growing nearer every day, optimal skiing locations are dwindling, which is nothing new for this time of year. The key is being able to find locations with the perfect conditions to allow for skiing year round. Obviously, higher altitudes and lower temperatures make for the […]

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Best Men’s Ski Jackets for 2018

Skiing season may be in the rearview mirror for now, but all things come around again eventually–meaning that now is the perfect time to invest in new gear for the next time the snow starts flying. Here’s a roundup of the best men’s ski jackets for 2018, broken down by category, with details on what […]

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The Pros of Guided Ski Trips

Many winter sports enthusiasts take part in their hobbies of choice to clear their minds and get away from the monotony of their daily schedules. With that in mind, the thought of a guided ski trip being led by someone other than one’s self may seem exhausting. However, aside from the relieving you of the […]

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Skiing During the Offseason: The ‘Where’ and ‘How’

Approximately 97% of ski areas worldwide are closed between May and October. The worst part of outdoor winter sports, like skiing, is that it’s hard to get your snow fix year-round. Luckily, dedicated ski enthusiasts have discovered ways to extend your winter sports season. Indoor Skiing If you’re just looking to keep your “ski legs” […]

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