WINTER SPORTS 101

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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...