How Skiers Spend Their Sum...

Skiing is associated with the chilly winter months, icy air and downhill adventures. Visiting your favorite slopes become an annual event when the snow begins to fall. Skiers do not often think about visiting their cherished ski spots in the summertime, however recently there has been an upsurge of activities observed. Ski resorts have heeded the call from their fans and have created itineraries to keep...

How to Ski as a Family

The Museum brings us from the beginning of the Holocaust to its final last breaths. Documentation and records are among the displays of real items used by both the Nazis and the prisoners. An understanding of life in hiding, the horrors of the camps and sorrowful elation as the end came. Donations and procurements of items from actual sites lend an unsettling opportunity to see Holocaust artifacts....

The Why and What of Waxing...

If you have ever sputtered down the slope while others were whizzing by you, your Ski’s may need to be waxed. For the occasional Skier, this may not have made it to your to do list. If you are only going for a weekend, you might wonder if you have to wax or if you can get by without slicking up your Skis. Most will say it is not absolutely necessary, however the experts will steer you in the opposite...

Activities After the Ski D...

It is a well-known fact that ski trips are not just about skiing. The crisp mountain high air begins the day with a bright and beautiful sky. The skiing portion of your vacation will definitely be an exhilarating experience. Taking on the slopes can take most of the afternoon leading into a sunset finish. Exceptional views of the stars will begin the second most anticipated time on your itinerary. Warming...

Ski Slang for the Slopes

We are all familiar with terms such as “surfs up”, yet how many know what “slaying a pow pow” means? In specific circles, there is a slew of slang sayings that are applied in everyday conversation. Opposite of a surfers beachy language you will find a snowy skiers style of speech. When you think of skiing, you imagine a full snow suit paired with the Skis and poles that take you down the hillside. Unless...

The Many Sides of Skiing

The brisk air and snow filled hillsides create an illusion of skiing that is not entirely accurate. Taking a lodge or resort holiday often includes the chance to navigate the slopes. There is more than meets the mountain when it comes to the skiing. From recreational to competitive statuses, skiing is an all around sport. There are several reasons it is a choice activity among the masses. Skiing envelops...

Olympic Skiing Disciplines...

The FIS or Federation de Ski was founded back in 1924 which coincided with the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix the same year. The Federation is responsible and the governing body for the Olympic disciplines of Alpine skiing, ski jumping, Nordic combined, cross-country skiing, freestyle skiing, and snowboarding. Of course, snowboarding and freestyle are relatively new additions to the six...
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