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Beginning Skiers

Resources for beginning skiers, including how to get started, equipment, ski schools, lessons, and advice on planning a ski trip.
  1. Cross Country Skiing
  2. Downhill Skiing
  3. Learn to Ski (30)
  4. Snow Skiing Terms (180)

First Time Skier's Tips
If you've never been skiing before or you're a beginner skier, you may not know where to go to skiing, what to wear, or even where to start. Here are tips for a first time skier.

Beginner Skier Tips
When you're a beginning skier, it's important to get started skiing with appropriate gear and lessons, and to know the basics of navigating your way up and down a mountain. These skiing tips for beginners will help you get started

Get Ready to Ski
Are you ready to go skiing, but, not sure how to get started? Here's everything you need to know to choose ski equipment, clothing and gear, select a ski resort, and plan a ski vacation.

How to Ski
Do you want to get an idea of what's involved in learning how to ski? Here's an overview, along with step-by-step information on how to ski.

Learn to Ski
Do you want to learn to ski? Here's an overview of what you'll need to learn to ski, along with step-by-step information on how to learn to ski.

List of Downhill Skiing Equipment
List of equipment needed for downhill skiing, including how to select skiing gear, buying guides and the best ski clothing and equipment for men, women and kids.

Skier Safety Tips
How to ski safely, including a list of safety tips for skiers.

Skiing Checklist
Checklist of items you will need for your day on the ski slopes.

Equipment Used for Skiing
If you're new to the slopes, the equipment used for skiing can be confusing. Getting a good idea of the equipment used for skiing will help you understand the sport a lot better - and it will make your first days on the slopes a lot easier!

Cross Country Skiing vs. Downhill Skiing
Are you interested in skiing, but, not sure where to start? Are you debating whether downhill skiing or cross country skiing would be best for you? Here are some tips to help you decide.

How to Select a Ski Resort
When you want to ski, but, aren't sure where to go or how to choose a ski resort that meets your needs, these tips will help you find a ski area that's a good fit for your experience level.

Ski Areas for Beginners
How to choose a ski resort for your first day of skiing. Advice on picking a ski area for beginner skiers.

Ski Equipment - Rent or Buy?
When you're a beginning skier or just trying out the sport to decide if it's the right one for you, it makes sense to rent ski equipment. Once you're sure that you're going to spend enough time on the slopes to justify buying ski equipment (which can be expensive) you can invest in your own ski gear.

Skiing Styles
Skiing has evolved into many different disciplines. From downhill skiing to freestyle, here is a review of the different skiing styles.

Skiing Tips for Beginners
Share your best tips for beginner skiers and review skiing tips for beginners including the best way to get started, where to ski, choosing gear, and more beginner ski tips.

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