Tag: Ski

Nikwax Testimonials: “Caring for Your Ski Skins”

February 23, 2018 0

Guest Contributors: Emma Walker (Top entry) and  Jeremy Benson (Bottom entry) EMMA’S STORY: I can’t think of anything that can ruin an otherwise-lovely ski tour like ski skins that aren’t doing their job. Ironically, I also can’t think of a piece of gear that’s more mistreated and misunderstood. It’s funny that this piece of gear…

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The Sustainability of Ski Resorts

January 3, 2013 0

Pure backcountry skiers need only look at their gear’s supply chain and their own tracks in the snow to see the environmental footprint of their fun. For those of us who enjoy the occasional chairlift ride and hot soup mid-mountain, the sustainability of skiing infrastructure becomes more complex. Ski Area Management 101 Most ski areas…

By cmrandall1