Act the pro on your next ski trip with these hacks to get the most out of your ticket.
Hack 1: Buy your lift tickets online in advance. It’ll save you wasting time and fresh turns waiting in line, and you can often save money!
Hack 2: Beat the crowds with an early start. While everyone’s frying eggs, hit the slopes and enjoy fresh powder or corduroy before the masses.
Hack 3: Pack mid-morning snacks that can get you through to a later 2pm lunch. You’ll skip the crowds and enjoy the quiet slopes while everyone else is busy scoffing hot dogs.
Hack 4: Use the hand dryer in the bathroom to dry out your wet gloves and goggles during the day. Toasty warm!!
Hack 5: Hug the outside of any huge lift line. You’ll get a faster and cleaner run to the chair than those caught on the inside.
Hack 6: Worried about your new pair of skis going walkabouts while you’re at lunch? Split them up, stick one ski on a rack and the other in the snow by the entrance.
Hack 7: Ski till stumps on Sunday. People like to hit the road home early to “beat the traffic”. You are the traffic! So stay out for a few more hours, and enjoy empty slopes and a killer sunset! Your couch will still be there when you get home, and you’ll have a faster and more traffic free run and a few more runs under your belt.