Intro to Skiing


Articles: 6


Skiing combines the serene joy of being outside in winter with the adrenaline rush of speeding down a snowy mountain. Ready to learn? In this series, we'll help you plan your first outing and figure out what to wear, as well as show you how to put on your ski gear and get started. Plus, don't miss our training tips to get ready for a successful season.

  • a skier clicking into their ski bindings

    Skills

    How to Put on Ski Boots and Skis

    9 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

    Learn tips to get in and out of your ski boots and skis so you spend more time on the slopes and less time fussing with gear.

  • a skier skiing through the trees

    Skills

    How to Ski

    44 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Learn to ski with these basic tips for beginners, including walking uphill on skis, gliding downhill, controlling your speed and linking turns.

  • A skier puts on a jacket over her bibs

    Buying Advice

    What to Wear Skiing and Snowboarding

    114 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Learn what clothing and gear you’ll need to wear skiing or snowboarding. We cover the basics: from underwear to jacket and from head to toe.

  • a downhill skier on the move

    Skills

    How to Train for Skiing

    404 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

    Prepare for the ski season with simple exercises that target your lower body and improve your balance so you can ski better and longer.