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Where to Go to Ski at Night

For skiers of all ages, hitting the slopes at night can be an exhilarating experience. In fact, many skiers actively seek out slopes that remain open in the evening hours, illuminated by the soft glow of fluorescent lights. Here are just a few options where you can indulge your need for a nighttime run. Cypress […]

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Skiing vs. Snowboarding: Which is More Difficult?

Simply put, skiing is the easier sport to learn, though it can take some time to advance to a proficient level of skill. Conversely, learning the basics of snowboarding requires practice and learning how to shift one’s feet on their toes and heels. Once that skill is learned, however, beginners can master snowboarding far sooner […]

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Proper Etiquette on the Slopes

You may have heard about the “Skier Responsibility Code” if you’re new to downhill skiing, but you might not know exactly what that means. While your ski instructor will hopefully give you a few pointers about safety and etiquette, many novice skiers are in the dark about the finer details regarding the code. As a […]

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Defining the Different Types of Slopes

One of the most important aspects of skiing to understand before hitting the slopes is the terminology, and slope symbols. Less experienced skiers may not understand this system, which could lead to a catastrophic mistake in traversing a highly advanced course that they aren’t prepared to handle. Before choosing a trail, make sure you are […]

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Fitness Perks Earned on the Slopes

Like all sports, skiing comes with an array of health benefits from the constant movement and muscular demand, but it isn’t seen as a great exercise too often. Those with a very basic understanding of skiing may not know just how beneficial this sport truly is. That being said, people of all ages can enjoy […]

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The Most Iconic Skiers of All Time

Competitive skiing is generally considered to have begun in 1850s Norway, first popularized by Sondre Norheim, a true pioneer of the sport, credited with innovations such as improved bindings and the Telemark technique; the forerunner of the modern skiing method. These revolutionary advancements earn Norheim a prominent position among the most iconic and influential skiers […]

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Secluded Ski Spots for the Most Scenic Trips

There’s nothing quite like experiencing a serene environment with little foot traffic and noise pollution to take away from the natural surroundings, especially during the winter season. A great way to embrace everything nature has to offer is by skiing on a secluded resort with nearly no one else around, allowing you to enjoy the […]

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Essential Ski Accessories to Boost Your Performance

If you’re looking to take your skiing performance to the next level, look no further. The following are some essential ski accessories that will elevate your time on the slopes to the next level. Custom Insoles This technical advancement will really take your ski game to new heights. Technicians in the ski store will take […]

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Ski Tips for the Advanced Skier

As the fall season approaches and we grow one step closer to winter, skiing enthusiasts highly anticipate the day the slopes will open, and fresh snowy, white mountains are once again under their feet. No matter what your skiing ability is, even the most advanced skier has something he/she can improve on each year. Maybe […]

Simple Skiing Tips for Beginners

For those that wish to hit the slopes for the first time and experience the joy of skiing, starting out can be somewhat intimidating. Between the sheer size of the mountains and the speeds at which you’ll be traveling down them, figuring out where to begin can be tricky. First, it’s best to start with […]

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