Time to talk socks. Our reviewers weigh in on what they actually wear on the mountain—and why. Plus, two bits of conventional wisdom when it comes to socks and snowsports.
Base repairs are part of the game; those mountains are made of rock, after all. A good repair simply requires a little technique and practice, so here’s our step-by-step guide to simple base repairs. (We also threw in a short primer on polymer chemistry, you know, just for good measure.)
There’s been a lot of hype around Blizzard’s Flipcore technology. Problem is, the ski industry’s been so busy throwing awards at it that nobody’s bothered to explain it. Here’s our crack at it.
Free your heel, and your mind will follow. At least, that’s what they tell us. Assuming they’re right, then BLISTER’s Telemark 101 piece will help guide you down the path to enlightenment.
Before you can turn pro and star in ski flicks, you’re going to need to get your own setup. Here’s a guide to getting you out of the rental shop and into your own gear.
Okay, here it is: Pretty much everything you ever needed to know about Rocker, including a brief history and a glossary of relevant terms. Class is in session.
Sure, fat, rockered skis are all the rage, but are they right for you? Before you say No, you might want to think first about your safety.