This post was originally written for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in 2016. (To read the original article at Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, click here) By most accounts, skiing came to North America with European immigrants. First came the Norwegians, who are credited with founding ski clubs in the U.S. and setting up commercial […]
Stay Extra Warm When Skiing and Snowboarding With the Torch Coat Heater If you or your kids are chronically cold you might want to try an electric coat heater. I’ve always been pretty skeptical of electric heaters. I’ve never liked boot heaters or heated insoles. I wasn’t sold on Columbia’s attempts at heated gloves and […]
Spring skiing is in full swing! And while that mostly means bluebird skies and sunny days, spring can also bring big storms. Skiing and snowboarding in a snow storm, or when the light is flat, can be challenging. Today, three easy tips for skiing on storm days and in low light conditions. Enjoy!
Good ski goggles and good snowboard goggles are essential. Here are our criteria for choosing the best ski goggles. How To Choose the Best Ski Goggles and Best Snowboard Goggles 1) Good Goggles Have Excellent Lenses. Good ski goggles have hardened lenses to withstand impacts, are coated with an effective anti-fog treatment and provide 100% eye protection […]
Do you remember learning how to ski or snowboard? I started as a three-year-old and I remember two things in particular. Crying when I slid off the Poma lift. Eating snacks I would normally not have been given at home (parents bribing kids – some things never change!) And while I don’t remember much of […]