DIY / Maintenance
June 2, 2011
When you pack up your skis at the end of the season, it’s important to retire them properly — they’ll most likely need a little tuning and TLC after a long season of abuse. We asked General Manager Brian Foley at Pierce Skate & Ski in Bloomington, Minnesota, to share some of his summer-prep techniques — here’s what he had to say.
March 28, 2011
Grant Gunderson is one of the most recognized ski photographers in the industry. Cover shots and photography contest wins adorn his resume, along with some of the most stunning images in the world of skiing. Here are some of his tips for getting the shot.
May 25, 2010
The work of Whistler-based ski photographer Dan Carr has been featured in ski magazines and commercials across the world. He recently returned from a heli-skiing trip to Alaska and spoke to us about what it’s like dangling from a chopper by a harness and how you can get a bird’s eye view without a helicopter.
May 25, 2010
If you've always dreamed up quitting that 9-to-5 accounting job and moving to the mountains, now just might be your chance. Ski Magazine has a list of the 10 best jobs in the ski industry—from ski photographer to boutique ski manufacturer—with tips on how to get into that job and even companies that are now hiring.
April 30, 2010
If you get a new pair of boots, you should take them to a professional bootfitter to make sure they're completely dialed. But, let's say, for some reason (like you're leaving on a trip tomorrow or you can't afford the bootfitting), you need to heat mold your new ski boot liners yourself. Here's how to do it.