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Ski & Snowboard Tips

Ski Vacation Guide to Planning the Perfect Winter Getaway

Are you in the process of planning your first ski trip? Or maybe just interested in what a winter vacation has to offer? Great! That’s what we’re here for. Our ski vacation guide will cover some of the basics to...

Powder Skiing Guide for Beginners

Nothing compares to skiing or snowboarding fresh powder. In fact, powder skiing is what riders wait every season to experience. But, there are a few differences between your everyday skiing vs. powder skiing. Let’s...

Why You Should Purchase Ski Vacation Travel Insurance

Ski or snowboard vacations aren’t exactly the cheapest of trips. If you live in areas that don’t see snow, you’ll likely need to spend a pretty penny on flights to your winter destination, accommodations, and...

What is Cat Skiing? Here is Everything You Need to Know About Snowcat Skiing

By definition, snowcat skiing, or cat skiing, is a form of backcountry skiing in which individuals are taken to a remote area with untouched snow via a snowcat. But, how hard is cat skiing? And where should you go to...

Ski Glossary: All the Words You Need to Know

Skiing and snowboarding are such unique sports. And the lingo associated with them is just as interesting! We’re here to make sure you know all the words in the ski glossary before you hit the slopes. Read on and...

8 Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Ski Trip

Planning and taking your first ski trip can be exciting but also intimidating! Not only are you visiting a new destination, but you’re also immersing yourself in an entirely new sport with its own unique culture....

Expert Picks: The Best Snowboard Bags for Air Travel

Any snowboard bag is capable of doing its most basic task: holding your bag. But, not all snowboard bags can properly protect your gear in transit and give you extra storage space for items like boots, goggles, or...

Beginner Ski Trip Packing List

You’ve been counting the days, hours, seconds, and it’s finally time for your first ski trip! While hitting the slopes for the first time may seem daunting, we’re here to make the process easier than ever. Packing...

The Complete Family Ski Trip Packing List

A family ski trip can be one of your most cherished memories. But, preparing for one can ruin your trip before it’s even begun. Between ski gear for yourself, your partner and the little ones, you must be thinking,...

How to Plan a Ski Trip in 5 Easy Steps

From transportation to accommodations, planning the perfect ski trip can be challenging. Get the most of your time on and off the slopes with our expert guide and learn how to plan a ski trip in a matter of minutes....

The Ultimate Packing List for your Vail Ski Trip

From the heated cobblestone streets to the legendary slopes, you’ll need a wide variety of clothing to enjoy all that Vail has to offer. Ski gear, casual clothes, and more – here’s everything you need to check...

2021 New Year’s Resolutions for Skiers and Snowboarders

The end of 2020 is certainly something to celebrate. So, making a New Year’s resolution for 2021 feels all the more special. If you’re a winter sports lover like us but didn’t make enough time for skiing and...

Best Ski Trips for Beginners

Not every mountain is meant for a beginning skier or snowboarder. So, to avoid the black diamond trails and steep drop-offs on your first time slopeside, we’ve compiled the best ski trips for beginners. Luckily,...

Cheapest Way to Ship a Snowboard Internationally

International travel isn’t easy or cheap. But with Ship Skis, it can be. We offer travelers the cheapest way to ship a snowboard internationally. Winter gear is about as bulky as it gets. And, lugging it to and from...

World’s Most Photographed Ski Slopes

Your ride down the mountain can be over in a matter of seconds. Why not capture the moment with a quick pic before heading down? While fresh powder on any mountain is worthy of a photo, some places truly bring out the...

Travel Tuesday – Montana Ski Resorts

The feeling of fresh powder on your skis as you soar down the mountain is like nothing you have experienced before. Montana also referred to as The Big Sky Country, is home to some of the top ski resorts in the nation....

5 Resolutions for 2020: The Mountain Guide

Where did 2019 go? For skiers and snowboarders alike, many spent the early months and the latter part of the year at the mountain. But, have you improved your skills or yourself from the year before? That’s where Ship...

What to Buy For Your First Ski Trip

You’re going on your first ski trip and you couldn’t be more excited. You’ll finally get to experience the rush of skiing down the mountain. For your first time on the slopes, you’ll need to get some equipment....

Tips for First Time Skiers & Beginners

Skiing isn’t as hard as most people make it out to be. Sure, it has its challenges (especially if you’ve never skied), but it’s one of the best winter sports you can do. Having second thoughts about skiing is...

2019 Putnam FIS Freestyle World Cup

The thrill of catching big air and the excitement of pulling off the perfect aerial is a sight to behold. The FIS Freestyle World Cup showcases some of the world’s top skiers in freestyle aerial and mogul...