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5 Essential Ski and Snowboard Tips for Beginners

Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - March 9, 2023

Ski and Snowboard Tips

If you’re going to hit the slopes this season, it’s important to have the proper etiquette. Knowing how to behave is about more than just knowing how to ski. Resorts can be packed with tourists all looking to get their hands on some fresh powder. The size of the crowds will vary based on the time and day of the week, but you likely won’t be the only person on the mountain. That means watching out for and respecting the other people on the trail. From utilizing ski helmet communication to practicing how to slow down, remember these ski and snowboard tips to stay on good terms with everyone you meet along the way. Continue Reading

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Getting the Right Ski Gear

Europe, Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - November 19, 2015

There’s nothing like hitting the snowy slopes for an awesome day of fun and realizing you’ve left something essential, whether clothing or gear, behind. Fear not – let these handy infographics guide you in ensuring you’re completely prepared for whatever the wintery conditions will throw at you. Regarding gear and accessories, skiing and snowboarding are some of the most exciting and exhilarating sports out there, but also potentially dangerous if you’re not appropriately equipped. Ensure your upper body is suitably prepared with a good quality helmet and goggles. Your lower body, meanwhile, needs boots, skis or snowboard and ski poles. Don’t forget your backpack that will lug all your gear after you’re done for the day! Continue Reading

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