category: Tips and Tricks
Lake Tahoe, just a three-hour drive from San Francisco, or just one hour from Reno, is the accessible, family-friendly destination with something for everyone! Counting down, here are seven Lake Tahoe ski resorts that should be at the top of your family’s bucket list.
Onsen are a unique slice of Japanese culture and for Japanese people and tourists alike, hitting the snow and visiting onsen go hand in hand. There is not better way to unwind from a day on the Hakuba slopes than relaxing in an onsen, or two!
There’s no better way to support the industry that you love, the sport and the country that you love through these tough times than to book your annual ski trip locally this winter.
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What are Burton Step Ons? When it comes to innovation in the snowboard world, there are few, if any, that have the ability to R&D like Burton! They have continued their roll, and fresh off a sell-out season last year, the new 2020 Burton Step On Binding System has landed.
Haven’t heard of it? Check out all you need to know below.
Washing your snow clothing is a crucial step in preparing for the upcoming season. Using cleaning products specific to wet weather clothing will prolong the life and enhance the performance of your kit through maintenance of the Durable Water Repellency (DWR) coating - while using traditional household detergent is likely to strip your garment of this coating.
One of the most common questions asked about ski jackets and pants is “How warm is it?” While each jacket and pant does vary, depending on the quality and type of insulation used, it’s hard to give a definitive answer. This is based purely on the fact that each person feels the cold differently. The best way to ensure warmth in the snow is to learn how to layer properly and alter these layers to suit the person and the environment.
Finding the right boot often makes the difference between the most epic day ever and the worst day of your snowboarding career. There are so many little things that can determine this now, with snowboard boot companies making boots more comfortable.
Buying snowboard boots can be a daunting task, let alone purchasing them online. So to help you out, we’ve enlisted our expert boot fitters to hand over some tips for when you’re searching for your first or next pair of boots!
There are a few features included in snowboard boots that you might think have nothing to do with how they’re going to fit, but believe me – they make huge differences! The way a boot laces up, for example, correlates directly with how much pressure is put over your arch and around your ankle.
Do I need a Powder specific snowboard for my trip to Japan? If you are lucky enough to be going to Japan this summer, you will be needing a snowboard that will handle deep powder snow. You may be thinking about just taking your normal board and seeing how it handles but there are a few reasons why you should consider taking a powder specific board with you.