WINTER SPORTS 101

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  At only eight years old, and fast on skis, Lena trained the last two seasons with Brighton Ski Team. Growing up in the ski industry, with two parents who love the outdoors and skiing, former ski instructors who turned...
Utah Ski Resorts in the Summer
  Winter isn't the only time to have family fun and adventures in the mountains! Most Utah ski resorts are open during the summer and offer a variety of activities such as concerts, mountain biking, and more. From movie nights...
Do's and Don'ts of Ski Boot Fitting - How to Fit a Pair of Ski Boots
  Ski boots are one of the most important pieces of equipment and a properly fitting boot will make a large difference in your skiing experience. Ski boots are measured in Mondo sizes, which is similar to centimeters. It is...
Utah Ski Resorts Opening Dates
 UPDATES 2020/2021 PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE FALL FOR UPDATES ON THE UPCOMING SEASON.   Now that the temperature is dropping and we have had our first snowfall, you may be wondering when the ski resorts in Utah open!  The...
How to Get in Shape for Ski Season
One of the most important- yet often forgotten parts about preparing for ski season is getting in shape! Getting in shape for ski season is critical for endurance, proper technique, and injury prevention. It isn’t just your legs that need...
Backcountry Skiing Checklist
  Everything you Need for Alpine Ski Touring Backcountry skiing has become extremely popular in the past decade and continues to rapidly increase as more people discover the sport. Backcountry skiing is a generic term used for Alpine touring (AT)...
Different Kinds of Ski Bindings
Ski technology has drastically improved and progressed in the past 40 years. Companies have begun developing new technology that aids in comfort, convenience, and safety. While this provides skiers with a number of benefits, it can also become confusing with...
What Equipment Young Ski Racers Do and Do Not Need
It can be daunting when you first sign your child up for a race team. Not only is it a new sport, but it requires a lot of equipment. You are asking yourself, 'What  kids ski racing equipment do I need?'...
Ski Goggle Buying Guide
  Ski Goggle Buying Guide Ski goggles are more than a stylish addition to a ski outfit- they are also a safety necessity.This ski goggle buying guide is designed to find a pair of the best ski goggles for you...
How to Wax Your Skis
Whether you are a novice skier or have been skiing your whole life, learning how to wax your skis is a great way to keep your skis in good condition while also saving money. Luckily, waxing skis are not very...
Ski Trip Packing List
There are 14 Utah ski resorts and ten Utah Ski resorts within a 1-hour radius of Salt Lake City.  Because of this, a Utah ski trip makes a very popular family vacation. Whether you are flying into Salt Lake or driving,...
Inspirational Female Skiers
Sierra Quitiquit- Nordica Sierra grew up ski racing in Park City, Utah and has since become a well-known freestyle skier. She has starred in Warren Miller films and has also produced her own documentary. On top of being a pro-skier,...
Skiing Nutrition
    Do’s & Don’ts of Ski Nutrition Do Pack a snack Trail mix, dried fruit, and power bars are great choices Eat breakfast Omelets, whole grain toast with peanut butter, and fruit are a good combination Balance the grains and...
How to Use the UTA Ski Bus for Skiing
  The UTA Ski Bus is a great alternative to driving to the ski resort.  UTA stands for Utah Transit Authority, who runs all of the public transportation in Utah. The ski bus drops you off right at the hill...
Relaxing After A Long Ski Day
Hot Tub A lot of people day dream about jumping into a hot tub at the end of the day. The warmth can loosen your muscles and increase blood flow. Try not to stay in the hot tub for more...
What to Look for in Used Ski Gear
Buying used skis and boots is a great way to save a little bit of money. If you are looking to buy used ski equipment then there are a few things you should consider in order to avoid future obstacles...
Ski Boot Features
Have you ever wondered why there can be such a price difference in ski boots? Just like skis, ski boots can greatly vary in their features, benefits, and qualities. Read below to learn more about some of the different ski...
Different Kinds of Ski Rockers
What is a Rocker? Rocker profiles on skis are a relatively new development that has helped revolutionize skiing and ski manufacturing. Rocker is also referred to as Reverse Camber or Negative Camber. If a ski manufacturer refers to a ski...
How to Stay Warm in the Cold
Helmet A helmet isn’t just for safety! Helmets also keep your head warmer, which significantly impacts your body temperature. Try to eliminate the space between your goggles and helmet and if you need any extra warmth you can also wear...
January Learn to Ski Month
      During the month of January, ski resorts throughout the nation offer special discounts for people who have never skied or snowboarded before. This program is called 'January Learn to Ski Month'.  Check out this list of Utah...
How to Ski with Kids
… and Have Fun! If you are a parent that loves to ski then there’s a chance that you have been counting down the days until you could ski with your children. Sometimes skiing with kids can be difficult, but...
Beginners Guide to Ski and Snowboard Gear
What Ski Gear Do I Need? All of your Ski and Snowboard Equipment Questions Answered When you first start to ski or snowboard, the equipment and clothing you need may seem overwhelming. You may be asking yourself, what ski gear...
How to make Skiing affordable at Utah Ski Resorts
Whether you’re a Salt Lake City local or looking to take a ski vacation, lift passes can greatly amplify the cost of skiing. This is especially true if you’re looking to ski with your entire family. Luckily, there are a...
Hotronic: Ski Boot Heaters Guide
What are Hotronic Boot Heaters? Happy toes, happy feet, happy skiing. We love skiing, and we understand that sometimes the cold weather can freeze your feet and limit your enjoyment.  You can shake out an adhesive foot warmer pack and...