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Colorado’s Premier Mountain Hotel: Steamboat Grand

Tucked away at the base of one of the most picturesque mountains in Steamboat Springs, CO, lies Steamboat Grand, a premier destination for skiers of all different skill levels. With over 300 luxury rooms, guests at...

The World’s Most Beautiful Ski Resort Hotels

For some, the perfect ski vacation means terrain, powder and parties.  Many would sleep in their cars, if it meant that they could afford to ski all season. There’s no shame in that. Even Warren Miller slept in...

Bag It: Best Ski Bags for 2014

Here at shipskis.com, we take loving care of your boards and help them arrive safely at their destination. We do our utmost best, but a well-designed ski bag keeps those bad boys comfortable during the flight. Every...

PACCA: A New Product for Family Skiing

The United Kingdom is snow and mountain challenged, to say the least. Sure, England has an indoor ski slope at  Milton Keynes, and Scotland is home to Cairngorm a ski resort that doubles as a reindeer reserve. Still,...

App-snow-lutely Fabulous Gadgets for Skiers

Some snow sport enthusiasts glide from the right side of their brains. They feel the snow, take in the scenery, hum to themselves and allow their minds to wander. Left brain snow sliders like details. They need to know...

Mexico’s Mariachi Olympic Ski Uniform

In the continuing saga of Strange Sochi Stories, allow us to present the Mexico Mariachi Olympic Ski Uniform: Seriously! You can’t make this stuff up! But wait, the weirdness factor continues.  Mexico’s...

Best Ski Resorts When Size Matters

Size should not always determine the destination of your next ski vacation. Sometimes, a smaller, more intimate resort provides a better option. On the other hand, if you crave a versatile skiing experience, and if you...

Top 5 Jobs Near Ski Resorts

Anyone who has lived in a ski town will tell you that the work situation is, at best, challenging. If you dream of a life near a resort, but you´re not ready to do the ski bum thing, Outside Online has some news for...

Ski and Ride Fashion Trends for 2014

Say goodbye to on-slope subtlety in 2014. This is the year of the colors, the brighter and bolder the better. We´re talking neon, gaudy prints, animal patterns and Native American inspired design. Check out this design...

Save Money on Skiing: Gear

Between gear, lift tickets, lodging and food, skiing is an expensive sport.  Some people make it more expensive, by skiing and buying gear at the wrong place at the wrong time. Yet some people manage to ski on the...

DAHU: Dual-Personality Ski Boots

Let´s face it. Ski boots hurt. Unless you are a total masochist, you probably take them off before apres ski. When you walk through the village during lunch time, you risk falling, and having one of those embarrassing...

Cool Resort Jobs at Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing

A love of skiing often inspires an unbeatable urge to leave the rat race behind, move to a ski town and work at a resort. Ski filmmaker Warren Miller would say, “If you don´t do it this year, you´ll be one year...

Ski Gadgets: Gifts for Geeks

As holiday season rapidly approaches, you might be wondering what to buy for that very special skier in your life. After all, one can only have so many ski sweaters and pairs of gloves. Certain types of skiers not only...

Vail and Beaver Creek: Skiing in the Lap of Luxury

It’s the shlep-factor that eventually causes some skiers to give up the sport. One day, crammed in tight and uncomfortable ski boots, they tread across the icy base area, carrying heavy, award skis that they never...

Are Your Skis Eco-Friendly?

It took awhile, but Ski and snowboard manufacturers have finally begun to see the irony of relying on optimal winter conditions, while doing everything to contribute to its destruction. This EUREKA moment has inspired...

Equipment

How to pack your snowboard for a flight

How to Pack Your Snowboard for a Flight

With snowboard season in full swing, we know you’re itching...

Best ski boot bag for air travel

Best Ski Boot Bags for Air Travel: Style, Protection & Price

If you’re an avid skier or snowboarder, you know that a boot...

The essential ski trip packing list for females

The Essential Ski Trip Packing List for Females

Whether you’re a first-time skier or an expert rider, it’s...

The essentials for a Japan ski trip packing list

The Essentials for a Japan Ski Trip Packing List

As one of the most popular destinations to ski or snowboard, a...

Ski Resorts

best ski resort spas

Best Ski Resort Spas Across the World

After going hard on the slopes, you deserve a break. After all,...

Best ski resorts for one last ride to use Ship Skis shipping service for skis and snowboard

5 Best Ski Resorts for One Last Ride

Hanging up the skis when spring arrives is something all skiers...

Travel Tuesday – Montana Ski Resorts

The feeling of fresh powder on your skis as you soar down the...

The Putnam FIS Freestyle World Cup at Whiteface Mountain Resort

2019 Putnam FIS Freestyle World Cup

The thrill of catching big air and the excitement of pulling off...