Ski & Snowboard Tips

Skiing vs Snowboarding: Discover Which is Best For You

When winter blankets the mountains with a fresh layer of snow, the urge to hit the slopes becomes irresistible. Whether you’re a seasoned winter sports enthusiast or a beginner eager to dive into the snowy world...

Where Can You Ski in March?

March marks the end of ski season in many places, but that doesn’t mean your ski season has to be over! In fact, for many skiers and snowboarders, the start of spring is one of the best times of year to hit the...

What is Cat Skiing? Unparalleled Backcountry Adventure

What is cat 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...

The Health Benefits of Skiing and Snowboarding

When winter arrives and snow blankets the mountains, many people can’t wait to grab their skis or snowboards and head to the slopes. While the thrill of gliding down the mountain and the stunning snowy landscapes...

Why Family Ski Trips are the Best Vacations

Family ski trips are an amazing way to bond and create memories that will last a lifetime. Skiing is also an activity that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities, so it’s a great way for the whole family to get...

Is La Nina or El Nino Better for Snow?

La Nina or El Nino are two of the most important climate phenomena on the planet. Both have a tremendous impact on global weather patterns and can significantly affect precipitation. And when it comes to snowfall, one...

10 of the Best Things About Skiing Solo

There are just a handful of sports that can be enjoyed with a group of friends or, entirely by yourself. And you’ll find that skiing or snowboarding alone may be far more enjoyable than riding with others. Skiing...

What to Put on Your Christmas Wishlist for Skiers and Snowboarders

‘Tis the season for finally getting all of those ski and snowboard gifts you’ve been eyeing all year long! And if you’re still in the process of creating your ultimate Christmas wishlist, read on for some (or...

5 Ways to Reduce the Effects of High Altitude

Skiing and snowboarding the world’s best slopes means some serious exposure to high altitudes. And while that’s great news for the quality of your ride, it’s not always great news for your body. Read more about...

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...

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....

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....

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...

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...

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...

Conditioning For Winter Sports

Winter… the season so many look forward to every year. The time where you can finally bring your board out of storage and let go on the slopes. But, before you act too quickly, are you staying in tune with your...

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...