How Much to Eat and Drink While Skiing & Snowboarding

Poutine, burgers, chicken fingers, and cold beer—sounds like the lodge menu at your local ski resort, doesn’t it? There’s no doubt that skiing is hard work; it leaves you ravenous by the end of a day.  Believe it or not, moderate skiing burns well over 500 calories during the course of a ski day. For […]

16 Skiing Myths Debunked

Skiers are some of the best storytellers I know. Frankly, I can’t wait until I’ve got grey hair and can start telling old man stories to my friends and grandkids. There are a lot of common misconceptions in skiing, and in this post, I’m going to debunk them. Let’s do some Myth Busting!   Myth: […]

The 10 Best Snacks for Skiing and Snowboarding

I was recently out for a backcountry ski adventure with some buddies, and I marveled at their genius pocket snack selection. These lads were pulling out smoked coho salmon, homemade fruit leathers, and nuts I had never seen before nor could pronounce. Now these dudes are outliers, and I’m a supporter of keeping things stupid […]

How to Prevent Skiing Injuries and Improve Performance

As an obsessed skier and snowboarder, nothing is worse than being sidelined due to an injury and having to watch your best buddies enjoy the season’s biggest storms. My journey to pain-free skiing and preventing injury involved not only practical on-snow practices but also off-snow routines. So what’s the secret sauce to preventing ski and […]

13 Affordable Ski Gear Accessories & Upgrades

Top ski hacks

The world is polarized these days… thankfully there is a higher power that maintains harmony, peace, love, stoke but mainly… A great day shredding in the mountains! Okay, I admit, this whole maintaining the balance thing might be a little bit over the top. But I think we can all agree that a good day […]

15 Steps to Prepare for the Ski & Snowboard Season

Pack away your banana hammock because the leaves are dying, the temperatures are falling, and the precipitation is pummelling. Praise The Heavens. Summer’s great and all, but nothing beats champagne pow slapping you silly as you rip down an open mountain face.  So the offseason is almost over, what now? You’ve already bought/upgraded gear and […]

How To Store Ski & Snowboard Gear Properly in The Offseason

There’s a single sentence that I struggle to stutter every year. Something us skiers have to say.  Seven words so powerful it takes weeks conjure the strength to spell. I am forced to speak these words once a year when the wonderful wonders of winter are no more. “IT’S TIME TO HANG THE BOOTS UP.” […]

How To Ski In Spring – 15 Tips For a Spectacular Spring Day On The Slopes

Slashing slush, stomping tricks, slugging beers and scissoring moguls. And doing all of this, in a t-shirt, shorts and maybe even in the buff. Spring skiing is lighthearted, relaxed, and loads of fun. Just because the powder has perished and the snow is receding it does not mean that you need to stop shredding and […]

How To Re-Waterproof, Clean and Maintain Ski Jackets & Pants

No one likes feeling damp, wet, and cold… Staying dry on the ski resort or in the backcountry is the key to enjoying every turn and skiing/riding every ounce of fun out of a day on the mountain. Most of us ski and snowboard junkies wear ski jackets or shells with some level of water […]