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Ski Jackets – Buyers Guide

Ski Jackets are your first point of defence for keeping the weather out. While many of them look very similar, there are tons of subtle...
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Skis – Buyers Guide

Buying new skis is a big commitment, there is a huge number of considerations to take into account. Every pair has its perfect buyer...
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Ski Socks and Choosing the Right One

Selecting the right ski sock for your time out on the slopes can be a make or break for your day. Nearly every skier...

Ski Goggles – Buyers Guide

Ski goggles are one of the most essential pieces of your ski gear. They provide the ability  to differentiate snow forms, keep snow and...

2019 Northern Hemisphere Ski Buyers Guide

It's that time of year again, when we swap jackets for singlets, boots for thongs, and snow for beach. Except for the fact that...

Ultimate Guide to Beginner’s Ski Gear – Part 1 – Soft Goods

The first time going to the snow is daunting if you don't know what you need. There is a very real threat of hypothermia...

The Hottest New Ski Gear for 2017

New Year, New Gear. Here are a bunch of our favourite pieces of gear that are new and improved for 2017. Salomon XDR Range of...

The Cutest Ski Gear For Your Kids

Keep the kids warm and looking cute on the slopes this year with some cute new ski gear. We’ve put together our faves that...

The Best Ways To Stay Warm While Skiing

Being cold and wet on the slopes is miserable, and a waste of your hard earned holiday! Weather conditions change rapidly in the mountains, so...

Backcountry Skiing – A Beginner’s Guide Part 3 – Equipment

So - what equipment do you need to go backcountry skiing. Well the short answer is none! There's absolutely nothing stopping you from slinging your skis over your shoulder and going for a walk to an untouched area. Plenty of top-notch skiing is accessed by a short bootpack from the top of a lift, however the further you intend to venture, the more this can be assisted by specialist equipment. Backcountry skiing is a world awash with equipment - obsessed with shaving grams with exotic materials. But in this article we will focus on the bare minimum equipment required for a hitherto Alpine Skier to venture into some slackcountry/backcountry lines.