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Skis

How to choose a pair of skis, top ski manufacturers, and information on men's, women's, and children's skis.
  1. 2011/2012 Skis (11)
  2. 2012/2013 Skis (10)
  3. 2013/2014 Skis (6)
  4. 2014/2015 skis (4)
  5. Junior Skis (8)
  6. Men's Skis (5)
  7. Types of Skis (7)
  8. Women's Skis (4)

Ski Buying Guide
Choosing the right skis for you depends on a number of factors, such as your age/gender, skiing ability, or regional location. Here's how to select and buy skis.

Choosing Downhill Skis
Choosing the downhill skis that are right for you can be a challenge, but it's important to purchase skis that work for you. Here's how to figure out what alpine skis are best for you.

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.

Ski Reviews
What's new this ski season, including new and noteworthy skis for the 2011/2012 season, plus exclusive comments from the top ski manufacturers.

How to Choose the Right Ski
Tips and advice for choosing the right ski based on your level of experience, skiing ability and snow conditions.

How to Select Skis
Here's information on how to select the best skis for you, including how to select skis that match your ability level, your goals and your terrain preference.

Ski Selecting Tools
Use ski selecting tools that ski manufacturers, like Atomic or Elan, provide to help you choose what kind of skis are right for you.

Sizing and Buying Junior Skis
Just as sure as kids outgrow their clothes, they are going to outgrow skis. The questions parents have today are the same questions parents asked when skiing first became a family sport. What size skis should we buy for our children and can we just pass them down to the next pair of little ones?

Top 10 2014 Cool Ski Graphics
In the past, skiers would walk into a ski shop and be awed and enamored by maybe one or two "cool" skis, but now, an eye-catching design is almost important as a ski's technical features. Here's a look at the best ski graphic designs of the 2013/2014 ski season.

Buying Skis Online
There are a growing number of web sites where skis are for sale at prices that can vary across the Internet. A lot of the difference in prices is due to the popularity of certain model skis that are designed for specific snow conditions.

Rocker Skis
The rocker ski is here to stay, just as the shaped ski took over all design. Why, because it makes for easier skiing and a easier learning curve.

The Rocker Ski Revolution
An interview with Lee Quaglia, owner of two time SKI Magazine's New England Shop of the Year, Aspen East Ski Shop in Killington Vermont wherein we discussed rocker skis in general and how K2 has implemented the rocker technology.

Top Skis
Are you shopping for skis? These brands have proven themselves every season. Here are the top five ski manufacturers.

Wagner Custom Skis
Wagner custom skis are designed based on your age, weight, height, skill level, type of terrain you ski and how often, your binding type, the brand of model of your current skis and how you feel about, them and the subjective and very useful "What are you looking for?"

Powder Skis
Powder skis are wide (i.e. fat) skis designed to float through fresh powder snow.

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.

Pre-Season Ski Tune Up
A pre-season ski tune up can do wonders for your skis, refreshing skis so they're ready to excel into a new season. Read how professionals at Alpine Ski Shop in Saratoga Springs, NY tune up skis and prepare them for a new season.

How Does Ski Wax Work?
Information on how ski wax works, including wax for downhill and cross-country skis.

Twin Tip Skis
Twin tip skis are named for the shape of the ski. Traditional snow skis have a curved front (tip) and a flat end (tail) while twin tip skis have curved up tips at both ends.

Top 10 2013 Cool Ski Graphics
Although most people buy skis for function, not fashion, cool ski graphics never hurt anyone, especially given the recent trend towards the wild style embodied by the free ski culture. After a comprehensive review of all the 2013 skis on the market, the design of these men's, women's and junior skis beat out the rest.

2011-2012 Skis
The Rocker ski technology is growing every stronger and is now evident in every manufacturers line-up of skis for the 2011-12 season. Here's what's new in skis for 2011-2012.

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