So you’re finally taking the plunge and hitting the slopes for the first time? Congratulations, you'll soon experience why millions are obsessed with snowboarding. Since this is your first time, you may be wondering if you'll need to purchase any new clothing for the trip. The short answer is yes...and no.
After throwing down some coins on new skis, the last thing you want to think about is replacing them. But the reality is that skis wear down and ultimately affect your performance and become a safety hazard. So if you've gone a few seasons with your skis, you should know how long they'll last.
Inevitably, your hiking boots are going to get dirty, especially since you’re an avid hiker. The problem is, you're not exactly sure what the best method is for removing dirt and grime from your boots. How should you clean your hiking boots?
As you’re browsing the internet doing research and trying to decide on a pair of snow goggles, you’re bound to run across some new terminology. One of the more obscure acronyms you’ll see mentioned over and over is VLT. So what is VLT in snow goggles?
Tents are arguably the most important piece of camping gear you can buy. If this is your first time shopping for a tent, you’ve likely scoured the internet in search of valuable info so you can pick the perfect tent for your camping excursion. This starts with knowing what tents are made of.
There are dozens of DIY guides to snowboard construction, but they all require some sort of background knowledge about woodworking and snowboard construction to understand. This guide simplifies the process for anyone, whether you're a carpenter or otherwise.
Before you can hit the slopes, you need to know your snowboard size. Those new to boarding might not be sure where to start, which can lead to you purchasing a board that’s too wide or narrow for you. So then, how do you measure snowboard size?
When most people think of skiing, they picture alpine skiing, with its long runs, high speeds, and big air. But the world of skiing is bigger than alpine, and skiing can take many different forms, stemming from three main categories. So then, what are the three main types of skiing?