WINTER SPORTS 101

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...
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?'...
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...
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...
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...
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...