The Skier's Blog

Without grip, you won't change direction. If your objective is to carve cleans tracks. You'll need to eliminate any sideways slippage

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Carving clean tracks is an easily measured objective. You can simply look back at the marks left by your skis

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Skiing is all about manipulating forces...Gravity:Gravity is the universal force that pulls two objects together. Here on this planet it's

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Advancing beyond the intermediate plateau requires the confidence to increase speed and difficulty of terrain. At this point many people

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Now that a skier can turn both ways... it's time to start linking turns together and exploring the mountain. Most

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It's often easiest for a skiers first turns on snow to be done one at a time... typically in a

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The Braking Plow can help beginning skiers to manage speed and stop in gentle terrain and wedge will create more

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It's your first day on skis! You've figured out how to get your gear on and shuffle around... now it's

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Preventing Knee Injuries in SkiingBy Lissa Fraser MScPT Registered Physiotherapist, recreational skier and owner of Fresh Tracks PhysiotherapyAll sports and

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Is your training regimen actually making you ski better? ​Improving your ski technique can be tough without an instructor… but

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Have you ever tried to learn some specific ski technique but was unable to perform it no matter how much

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This old Piste to Peak Volume 2 teaser shows some seriously slushy spring bump skiing filmed one May day on

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This demonstration video may appear to be a shameless promotion for Piste to Peak Volume #3. That's because this is

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...unless of course you want something else to happen!Technique isn't about looking pretty or trying to match some technical model

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Referred to by many as "Intermediate Parallel" this is a good goal for anyone wishing to cruise a variety of

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Everybody would prefer to ski on a beautiful blue bird day... but you just spent 3 hours driving to the

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I get made fun of a lot in the snow school locker room because I'm constantly tinkering with my boots.

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If symptoms indicate, be on the lookout for any of these ski tuning issues that may be a contributing factor.Dull

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There's all sorts of marketing magic out there trying to convince you to spend hundreds of dollars on the latest

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Variations in ski design affect the ski's performance. If you're unfamiliar, here's the basics...Ski Length: Shorter skis tend to be

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