Skiing/Boarding

The 7 Best Ski Poles Reviewed For 2017

Best Ski Poles

So many skiers overlook the ski pole and, even more so, many skiers fail to understand the true use and value of a ski pole. Ski poles, and your use of them, can really make or break a well-polished skier’s form on the mountain. Keeping your hands up and in front while you actively use the ski poles can be ...

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The 7 Best Beginner Snowboards Reviewed For 2017

Best Beginner Snowboard

Alright, so you’ve just discovered that snowboarding is one of the coolest sports on the planet. Whether you went out with friends, a school group, or just decided to take up a new hobby the next step is getting geared up. Picking out the best beginner snowboard can be difficult, though. You’re inexperienced and new to the whole world of ...

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The 6 Best Snowboard Goggles Reviewed for 2017 / 2018

Best Snowboard Goggles

In the world of snowboarding there’s no piece of gear more critical than your goggles. Snowboards are the biggest and flashiest piece of gear you’ll use on the mountain. Jackets and pants define your style. But having the best snowboard goggles can make the difference between seeing what’s in front of you, and burying the tip of your snowboard in ...

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The 7 Best Snowboard Helmets Reviewed for 2017-18

Best Snowboard Helmet

When you start snowboarding, there are a million things on your mind. Unfortunately we often don’t think about what helmet to wear until it’s too late. Or we buy a cheap helmet just thinking that it’s “good enough”. Is mediocre really the word you want to describe the most important piece of protective gear in your arsenal? I think not! ...

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The 5 Best Boots For Snowshoeing Reviewed – [2017]

Best Boots For Snowshoeing

Snowshoes were once required gear for getting around in regions with heavy snowfall and harsh winter conditions. Snowshoeing today is a popular and accessible winter activity you can do for recreation and a cardio workout. The equipment is relatively inexpensive, but your snowshoeing experience and performance will also depend on footwear. We have reviewed the five best boots for snowshoeing. ...

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How To Snowboard – A Beginners Guide

How To Start Snowboarding

Snowboarding is one of the most thrilling new sports you can learn to participate in today. It’s easier and quicker to get started snowboarding than many people realize. Today I’m going to help you learn how to get started snowboard, what gear to choose, and guide you on your journey to snowboarding. With over 500 days teaching alpine snow sports ...

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The 7 Best Ski and Snowboard Backpacks – [2017]

Best Snowboard Backpack

Skiing and snowboarding are one of the most fun alpine sports you’ll ever participate in. There’s something addicting about the rush of adrenaline and the freedom of sliding on the snow. As your level of skill increases, however, chances are that you’ll begin carrying more gear and spending more time on the mountain. If you’re doing some backcountry split boarding ...

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The 7 Best Snowboard Bindings Reviewed For 2017

Best Snowboard Binding

Snowboarding can be one of the most addictive action sport experience you’ll encounter. By choosing the best snowboard bindings or upgrading your current pair, you’ll have a safer and more rewarding experience. Snowboarders are only as good as their equipment allows. With 6 years of alpine snow sports teaching experience I can easily tell when someone has outgrown their equipment. ...

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The 3 Best Ski Apps Reviewed For 2017

Best Ski Apps

There are many ski apps for tracking the weather, snow fall, discounts etc, here I am focusing on ski apps for tracking your runs down the mountain. While using a ski app is not going to make you a better skier, they do make skiing more fun. I tried out a few on my trip to Telluride in January and ...

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The 3 Best Ski Boot Bags Reviewed For 2017

Best Ski Boot Bag

Anyone who has taken a ski vacation with their gear know how awkward it is carrying their boots. They are heavy and bulky so a good quality boot bag is a necessity. And its not just your boots, you have a helmet (or should have), goggles, gloves, socks and lots of misc gear. A decent sized boot bag with extra ...

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