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What are the Different Types of Skiing?

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, August 30, 2022

If you’re new to the world of skiing, one of the first things you may notice is the confusing number of terms people throw around. In particular, there may seem to be a ton of different names used for skiing. Perhaps you’ve imagined that all skiing is downhill skiing, but then someone mentions cross-country skiing. Is that different? And then things get even more confusing when you hear someone ...

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Tagged: ski, snowboard


Beginner's Guide to Skiing or Snowboarding

Beginner's Guide to Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Posted by Matt Gahman on Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Are you interested in skiing or snowboarding? Snow sports are fun for the whole family — but which one is the best fit for you? Snowboarding and skiing offer unique challenges and exciting thrills, but they come with a few notable differences. Skiing vs. Snowboarding — How Are They Similar? Whether you're learning to snowboard or ski for the first time, both sports take consistency and practice ...

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how to stay warm while skiing

How to Stay Warm While Skiing

Posted by Matt Gahman on Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Skiing is a classic winter activity. There are few things more invigorating than racing down a snowy slope in the middle of winter. It’s a fantastic challenge, and it helps you practice your coordination, determination and patience all at once. It gets you some exercise and fresh air even during the cold winter months, when so many other workouts might be off-limits. Best of all, it’s a lot of ...

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Categories: Ski & Snowboarding Tips  |  Ski & Snowboard Apparel

Tagged: ski, ski and snowboard equipment


top skiing locations in PA

Top Skiing Locations in Pennsylvania

Posted by Matt Gahman on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Knowing where to ski in Pennsylvania is an art that requires a mastery of geography and in-depth regional research to create a Pennsylvania ski resorts map...or, you could skip these steps and use the list below as your ultimate guide to skiing in Pennsylvania. If you want to discover where to hit the slopes, use this list as your go-to on where to ski in Pennsylvania. Whether you're new to ...

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best gift ideas for skiers and snowboarders

Best Gift Ideas for Skiers and Snowboarders

Posted by Matt Gahman on Monday, September 27, 2021

Are you searching for a gift for the skier or snowboarder in your life? Maybe you love winter sports yourself, and you want to treat yourself to a new piece of gear or some new apparel. Either way, you're in the right place. From clothing to accessories and beyond, you'll find 25 gifts for skiers and snowboarders in this article. Keep reading to find the perfect gift for you or your adventurous ...

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Exercises To Get in Shape for Ski Season

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Friday, September 25, 2020

For many of us, snow skiing is one of the main reasons to look forward to winter. But did you know you can be perfecting your ski skills even when there's no snow on the ground? Since skiing involves everything from cardio endurance to multiple muscle groups and core strength, doing ski strengthening exercises during the off-season can help keep you injury-free and having fun once the season ...

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how to teach your kid to ski

How to Teach Your Kid to Ski

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

If skiing is a major part of your life, you’ve probably spent years dreaming of the day when you could finally take your kids out for their first skiing lesson. It’s exciting to pass on something you’re so passionate about, and under ideal circumstances, it can grow to be an activity you all share as a family. Of course, kids are always unpredictable. We all imagine our kids are going to be ...

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guide to waxing your skis and snowboards

Guide to Waxing Your Skis and Snowboards

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Are you an avid skier or snowboarder? If so, you’re probably always looking for that next new piece of equipment, and anticipating your next opportunity to hit the slopes. But did you know the things you do between your skiing adventures are equally as essential to your success as the things you do up on the mountain? While it might not be quite as exciting as the act of flying down a snowy ...

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what to pack for your first ski trip

What to Pack for Your First Ski Trip

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Your first ski or snowboarding trip is an exciting time. You will experience a sport loved by people across the globe, and gain a past-time that you can enjoy for years to come. But as you prepare for your first ski trip, you may find yourself wondering what equipment you need for skiing and what you should wear on the slopes. If do you forget something essential, you may face hefty prices at the ...

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Ski Jacket Buying Guide

Ski Jacket Buying Guide

Posted by Matt Gahman on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

    Whether you've got a day trip to the slopes planned or intend to spend several days skiing or snowboarding, having the right ski jacket is critical. With the right ski jacket, you'll stay warm, but not too warm. You'll be kept dry and otherwise protected from the elements. The right ski jacket also depends on the type of skiing you do, as some styles are better suited to ...

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