7 Best Beginner Skis For Women (…and 2 to avoid)

For women just getting started with skiing, the choices can be tricky, especially if you are just getting started. If you want to get right to the best beginner skis for women, its the Rossignol Experience W 78 Ca Skis. This is a very popular ski for beginners and for good reason. Keep reading for … Read more

8 Best Ski Boots For Wide Feet

Foot pain is one of the most common struggles that skiers with wide feet experience on the mountain. In my opinion, a great day on the slopes is when you can ski for as long as you’d like without feeling any unnecessary pain. If you have wide feet, check out these ski boots and you … Read more

5 Best Skis For Tree Skiing

Updated January 2024. Shredding a nice groomer first thing in the morning just feels good on your skis, but a lot of mountains offer great terrain on more than just the front side. Not everyone dares to venture into the trees, but the backcountry can be filled with playful terrain that’s even more satisfying than … Read more

6 Best Skis For Intermediate Skiers (…and 1 to avoid)

If you’re looking to level up your skiing and hit some more difficult slopes then you need skis that are able to keep up with your growing skills. My top pick for intermediate skiers in the Blizzard Rustler 9. It’s a solid intermediate ski that isn’t too hard to handle but is also trusted by … Read more

Best Skis For Moguls

Whipping down frontside groomers is always an enjoyable experience, but this can often be mindless for many skiers on the mountain. Some rippers are looking for more of a challenge which has caused moguls to gain popularity with all different types of skiers from beginner to expert. One awesome part of the bumps is that … Read more

Skiing Speeds (How Fast Do Skiers Go?)

The average skiing speed of recreational skiers is 10-20 mph (16-32 km/h). Skilled amateur skiers can get up to 20-40 mph while Olympic downhill racers reach 90-95 mph regularly. Italian speed skier Ivan Origone set a world speed skiing record of 158.4 mph in 2016. So as you can see, skiing speeds vary tremendously depending … Read more

How To Carry Skis (The Easy Way)

Skis are a pain to carry, especially when you have all your other ski gear with you. The good news is that you’re not the only one having difficulty with this and there are ways to carry skis that make it a lot easier. I’ll share with you some of the ways that I carry … Read more

Short vs. Long Skis

Short skis allow you to make shorter sharper turns but are slower in general and have less control at higher speeds while longer skis have a larger turning radius but will let you ski faster and give you more control at higher speeds. The general rule is to pick a ski that is between your … Read more

Are Ski Boots Universal?

If you are planning to buy some ski boots or replace the ones you have, it’s important to ensure that the boots, bindings, and skis all work together perfectly to ensure safety, comfort, and performance Ski boots are universal as long as the type of skiing they are designed for matches the bindings and skis … Read more