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Ski Equipment

Advice on selecting and purchasing ski equipment including skis, boots, poles, helmets, goggles, clothing, equipment, and skiing accessories.
  1. How To Maintain Ski Equipment (8)
  2. Ski Bindings (8)
  3. Ski Boots (75)
  4. Ski Equipment Rental (11)
  5. Ski Goggles (10)
  6. Skiing Accessories (17)
  7. Skis (79)

Skiing Buyer's Guide
Here's everything you need to know about buying ski equipment and ski clothing, from what to buy, where to buy it, and how to get the best deals.

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.

Ski Boot Guide
Here's information on how to buy ski boots, along with a review of some of the best and most reliable ski boot brands.

Ski Buying Guide
The top 2008/2009 skis including men's, women's, expert, performance, and powder skis. Guest Author Tony Crespi reviews the top men's skis and Guest Author Wendy Clinch reviews women's skis for the 08/09 season.

Types of Snow Skis
Information on the various of types of snow skis, including alpine, telemark, reverse camber, twin tip, telemark, and cross country skis.

Skiing Gear Checklist
Checklist of items you will need on the ski slopes.

Ski Helmets: Before You Buy a Ski Helmet
More and more skiers are wearing ski helmets, and for good reason - a good helmet can protect your head from serious injury, and even prevent death. There's no excuse for not wearing a helmet. Here are tips for buying a ski helmet.

Ski Bindings
Ski bindings attach a ski boot to a ski. Bindings can be sold on their own, or as an integrated system. Different types of skiing require different types of bindings.

Ski Helmets
A ski helmet isn't just an accessory - it's a necessary part of your skiing wardrobe. Because ski helmets can save you from serious injury, there is no excuse not to wear a helmet. Also, helmets can look cool and sleek, too. Here are the top ski helmets.

Ski Poles
Information on downhill and cross country ski poles, plus how to buy the correct size ski poles.

How Do Ski Bindings Work?
Ski bindings attach ski boots to skis. There are several different types of bindings, which are created for various types of skiing. Here's how they work.

How to Size Downhill Ski Poles
Using a correctly sized ski pole is imperative to successful skiing. An ill-fitting ski pole will offset your skiing stance, and can also jeopardize your safety. Here's how to size downhill ski poles.

Preventing Ski Theft
Unfortunately, your ski equipment is an easy target, especially during busy weekends where a thief could easily take your skis and blend in as just another skier. Your ski equipment is valuable, and theft can be devastating. Follow these tips to prevent the theft of your ski equipment.

Make Your Own Ski Rack
All you need to know to make your own wall mounted ski rack. A complete list of tools and material, with instructions and photos, to help you build your own ski rack.

How to Sharpen Your Ski Edges
Normal groomed hardpack can dull out your edges enough so that a daily diamond stone wipe is really a good habit to get into. The diamond stone will take out any burrs. Then, at least once a week file the side edges with an edge tuning tool. Here's how to sharpen your ski edges.

How to Donate Used Ski Equipment
Don’t waste money or storage space by letting your equipment sit uselessly in the back of your closet or in a corner of your garage. Your used ski equipment might actually garner you some cash that you can put towards a new pair of skis or boots. Here’s how to sell used ski equipment.

How to Sell Used Skis
Don’t waste money or storage space by letting your equipment sit uselessly in the back of your closet or in a corner of your garage. Your used ski equipment might actually garner you some cash that you can put towards a new pair of skis or boots. Here’s how to sell used ski equipment.

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