category: Tips and Tricks
Contrary to the old adage, when skiing or snowboarding, you absolutely can teach an old dog new tricks! There is nothing better than a holiday away in the mountain air, and it’s never too late to try something new on the snow.
Following a few simple rules at the end of each snow season makes for a happy start to the beginning of the next snow season. From tuning your equipment and storage to caring for your gear and packing tips, this complete guide to storing your ski and snowboard gear will make for a happy start to the beginning of the next snow season.
Staying warm on the hill is the key to making every day your best day. There are so many options out there for snow insulators these days. How are you supposed to know which is the right fit for you?
Never fear, generations of skiers and snowboarders have done the hard yards, so you don’t have to and luckily for you, we here at Auski love nothing more than sharing our experience with you.
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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.
Spring is fast approaching, and for us, that means packing up the car, hitching the boat up and heading for the water. Seriously, not many things compare to the feeling being of being back behind the boat after a long, cold winter (not that we don’t love our winters).
Here are 5 tips that every beginner should know before strapping in for the first time.
Like birds to the south, Australian’s ritualistically flock to Canadian resorts each northern winter. With Whistler, Lake Louise and Big White topping out the list for Aussies, we thought we could introduce some lesser-known resorts to your radar that are definitely worth a visit.
Staying home is no excuse to get out of the snow zone, it is winter after all.
Whilst we may not be hitting the slopes this 2020 winter, there’s no reason to let your ski legs go to jelly. Whilst we do our bit and stay at home, we can also do our bit to improve our strength and form and make sure our ski legs are strong and ready for the green light.
Dreaming of the Aussie ski season (at least for me) is an excellent way to fill the hot summer months and personally, dreaming of that first tree run has helped me to escape the monotony of quarantine.
But, now with most of Australians in various stages of lockdown and the Victorian ski season grinding to an unceremonious halt, winter looks a little different in 2020.
Waterskiing is one of the most fun and rewarding activities you can do on the water, and in Australia there are many fantastic places to get out and enjoy a good ski. There are different types and sizes of skis and if you are relatively new to the marketing it can seem quite daunting or frustrating. Below is a guide to help you choose the right size of skis and a waterski size guide.
The Mt. Buller and Mansfield area is a picturesque and plentiful region to explore, and there’s still plenty to eat, drink, explore and experience year-round – especially when you’re headed for a snow trip.
It doesn't matter if its puking snow or a bluebird day, goggles are always a must. Asides from the obvious that snow goggles help you to see in a variety of conditions but almost more importantly they protect your eyes from physical damage from tree branches, snow or dirt, but also harmful light rays. Snow can act as a huge mirror and reflect the light back up at you and just like getting sunburn in the summer; you can get's now burn' in the winter which can cause severe damage over time and even snow blindness.
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.