Is it Worth Getting My Child a Ski Membership?

When you love skiing, it’s hard to stay away from ski resorts. But does that mean getting your child a ski membership too?  You’d be a poor parent if you didn’t want to include them in on the fun but will they make use of it? Training wheels Parents come under fire a lot when …

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Which Ski Weather Report Should You Trust When Planning a Ski Trip?

We live in an age where you can now view a webcam shot of your favourite ski run, to see how the weather looks. But if you’re looking to plan ahead, you need to rely on forecasts.  Our relationship with meteorology is a love/hate affair. We love it, as long as it has good news. …

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Finding the Right Ski Hill for Your Experience Level

Are you a green, a blue, or a black? When you’re first starting out, it’s important to match your current skill level to the hill you’re about to conquer. All, while still challenging yourself to get better. It’s a lot simper than it looks though and it’s all about of knowing how to read the …

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8 Reasons Why Student Ski Trips Are Awesome

Let’s be honest, any field trip is a pretty easy sell. Kids get out of class, and teachers don’t have to prepare a lesson. Everyone is happy. But with so many cool and exciting things to do out there in the world sometimes we get overwhelmed and can’t decide which trip to go on! Below …

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Catch All The Action: Tips for Skiing With A GoPro

As Sean Bean once said, winter is coming. Summer is a good time to pick up winter sports equipment, so many are flocking to their local stores to grab their gear. One of the most popular cameras today is the GoPro, with many ski, skate and bike helmets today coming with suitable mounts built-in. Many …

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Green vs Blue: Which Part of the Ski Hill are Your Kids Ready For?

Balancing fun with safety can be a bit tough if you’re not sure what kids ski hill to choose when going on your ski trip.  Figuring that out isn’t too hard as long as you can lean to read their skill level. Over the Hill   Knowing the differences between slopes is crucial knowledge if …

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Never Store Your Skis Like This

Did you know that your plans to get back to the slopes come next ski season can be derailed by something as simple as not knowing the right way to store your skis?  It’s always an afterthought but your skis are just as likely to get wrecked in the safety of your home as they are …

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Can Moon Phases Help You Plan Your Ski or Snowboard Vacation?

Waiting all year until ski or snowboard season rolls around is agonizing enough but having to plan a ski trip can get really complicated if you don’t know what to expect.  Being able to know what the weather is going to be like on the day of your trip would be great but without a crystal ball, …

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6 Songs to Pump You Up Before a Run

Creating the right atmosphere for exercise makes it more fun and can keep you going longer. Music can be a powerful motivator, and today’s artists have some great tunes for runners. Here are a few to get you started: Ariana Grande’s “Break Free”, featuring Zedd, is perfect for when you’re trying to break out of …

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4 Ways Skiers Can Build Leg Strength Over the Fall

Keeping your legs strong during the offseason ensures that you don’t get injured the next time you have a chance to hit the slopes. During the summer and autumn seasons, the lack of available ski slopes can lead to the atrophy of leg muscles that provide lower-body stability. Taking the time to commit to an …

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