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How to Size Ski Poles: What Size is Best For You

Posted March 29, 2014 @ 2:38pm by Alex Whitney

How to Size Ski Poles: What Size is Best For YouSki Poles...Initially employed as one part propulsion device, one part hunting spear, ski poles have evolved quite a bit since their inception. In the beginning they were wood or bamboo, cut and fashioned by their user. Today, nearly unbreakable yet impossibly light carbon fiber poles are available...

 

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Filed Under: Buying Tips

How to Layer Properly for Skiing or Snowboarding

Posted January 20, 2014 @ 3:40pm by Alex Whitney

How to Layer Properly for Skiing or SnowboardingThose who grow up in the North learn how to layer for winter, or fail out of kindergarten by way of habitual truancy. As inhabitants of the northern latitudes, we can all distinctly recall waiting for the school bus during the temperature troth of January, goofy name tag strung around the neck,...

 

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Filed Under: Outerwear

A Newbies Guide to Skiing Okemo

Posted December 30, 2013 @ 6:10pm by Alex Whitney

A Newbies Guide to Skiing Okemo It goes without saying, that in order to get the full experience @ any mountain in the Eastern US, you’ve got to be there before the first chair opens. If you are the type to roll up at 10:30am (GST) with your boots unbuckled inside of your frozen Thule box, then this just isn’t the...

 

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Filed Under: Where to Ski

November 2013: Killington VT

Posted November 12, 2013 @ 9:42am by Alex Whitney

November 2013: Killington VTNo, we have not yet received our first dump of the winter, and no, your favorite mountain is not yet open in its entirety, but yes, it is already worth the trip to ski country here in New England.Friday, I opened my 2013/14 ski season. I felt pretty good about this until a...

 

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Filed Under: Ski Resorts
 
 
 
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