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


    How to Put on Ski Boots and Skis

    16 reviews with an average rating of 4.4 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


    How to Ski

    88 reviews with an average rating of 4.2 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

    185 reviews with an average rating of 4.3 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


    How to Train for Skiing

    527 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 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.