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If you exercise often, you’ll begin to build your strength and enhance your endurance in the muscle groups used in downhill skiing. You’ll be preparing yourself for the rigors of skiing in the expert zones where both staying power and explosive power are of the utmost importance. First, we’ll get into the why and when…

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Snowcat Skiing: What Is It?

Backcountry skiers near Golden, British Columbia travel high into the Rocky Mountains in the warm comfort of snowcats. Traveling in groups of 12, lead by two qualified guides, skiers and snowboarders are carried to elevations of almost 10,000 ft., to ski and ride on a glacier or down great alpine bowls. The views across North…


The Road to Expert Skiing

Imagine yourself cruising down a groomed run carving elegant turns with your new shaped skis. In the distance you see two symbols, a blue square for a left turn and a black diamond for a right turn. Without hesitation you steer to the right. The pitch becomes steeper, the snow is un-groomed, and there are…


Preparing for skiing is not just about getting your skis and ski gear packed up and making advanced bookings at the most exotic ski resort. During the months that you are not skiing, you still need to workout and stay fit and flexible. Adding a combination of these activities to your exercise routine will help…


On your next winter ski vacation, you don’t need to leave the kids behind. Nowadays, children can not only take part in many winter sports, but you may find they even excel at them. Here are some tips for making your next ski trip fun for you and for your kids. Health Considerations Before you…


You want to save you money so you can ski more often and keep yourself hydrated at the same time? I’ll give you some tips. Dehydration should be one of your main concerns while skiing. One of the most effective strategies to ensure you stay hydrated while  skiing is to take preemptive measures by hydrating well…


Skiing is a fun winter sport but to get the full enjoyment from it you need to have the right ski equipment. This is also necessary in order to help you remain safe while you are skiing. While most ski resorts rent out equipment, you will find having your own makes it an entirely different…


There is plenty of territory out there that you can explore on a snowmobile. In the winter time the open areas become covered in snow, but with this type of equipment you can get where you want to go in no time. Many people enjoy riding on a snowmobile just to have a good time….


There is a wide selection of winter sports that you can participate in. This is a much better option than spending the winter indoors being a couch potato. It is important to realize that your body will respond differently to winter sports. Many people find it is harder to breath and they have to wear…


The Sport of Ice Fishing

Fishing is a very common sport that can take place all times of the year. During the colder months of the year though ice fishing becomes a very popular event. Depending on the area where you are fishing there may be small cabins with heat for the person to sit in. Other times you will…


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