Category: Snow Equipment

Should My Feet Ache In My Ski Boots?

Ski boots, believe it or not, are the comfiest boots of them all! If fitted correctly, you should be able to survive an entire day out on the slopes with no pain and no bruising. When in the market for […]

Should I Buy New Or Second-Hand?

As we all know, snow-sports can get very expensive. Buying secondhand can definitely cut some of the cost, especially on kids gear. When looking at secondhand items, it is important to look for indications of quality, such as waterproofing ratings, […]

How Often Should I Get My Skis/Board Waxed? When Is It Time For A Service?

Skis need to be waxed regularly to keep them in good condition and to keep the base from drying. Depending on conditions and they type of skier that you are, skis should be waxed approximately every 3-8 days of riding. […]

Ski Helmet Safety For Kids

Ski Helmet Safety For Kids: Here at Ski and Board Online we have a great selection of Giro helmets to meet every child’s personality enabling you to make safety a priority when at the snow. A kids helmet for skiing and […]

Can We Use Any Of Our Gear We Already Own?

Utilizing your own clothing that you already own is a great way to get you started. If you are just starting out it’s always a good idea to have a look at your existing clothing to see what can be […]

What Should I Buy First If I Don’t Have A Lot Of Money?

If you don’t want to outlay a lot of money on gear then have a think what you will buy first. Buying thermals and gloves is a good start as you will hang onto these for a long time. You […]

Which Gear Is The Most Important To Get Right?

When buying ski gear some things are much more important to get right the first time as you will hold onto some of your gear longer thans other items. Boots are very important to get right the first time as they are probably […]

How Can I Make My Gear Last Long? How Should I Look After My Gear?

Purchasing new ski gear isn’t always cheap so looking after it is a must.  At the end of the day take time to hang up your gear and make sure they are put in a drying cupboard to complete dry, boots also […]

When Is The Best Time To Buy Snow Gear?

If you are planning ahead the best time to buy snow gear is at the end of the season when prices are heavily reduced.   This is not always possible but worth keeping in mind if you already have most things […]

Should I Hire Or Buy My family’s Ski Gear? On Or Off The Mountain?

Hiring Your Gear There are quite a few options in this topic. If you new to the sport you may wish to hire all equipment and clothing first.    I would recommend that you hire the equipment which includes skis, […]