Ski/Snow

3 of the Highest Cliff Jumpers in Ski History

3 of the Highest Cliff Jumpers in Ski History

Launching off a cliff with a pair of skis strapped to your feet is one of the most adrenaline-filled and amazing feelings that this world has to offer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 10-foot jump or a 60-foot cliff, soaring through the air with only snow beneath you is an [...]

The Fundamentals of Ice Fishing

The Fundamentals of Ice Fishing

Dating back to Neanderthals of the Pleistocene Age, ice fishing is the oldest winter pastime that still exists today (unless you count walking in the snow). While spears and jagged rocks have been replaced by

Extreme Winter Camping: Things to Forget About

Extreme Winter Camping: Things to Forget About

Camping during warm-weather months poses challenges of its own, such as bears, heat stroke, flash floods, you name it. Most people can get through it, however, with nary a threat to their lives. Not

5 Best Ski Review Websites

5 Best Ski Review Websites

Getting ready for the upcoming season is one of the most exciting times in the life of a skier. Praying for snow, watching ski movies and scoping out new equipment to buy are the three

5 Events that Changed the Sport of Skiing

5 Events that Changed the Sport of Skiing

Where the first people decided to strap wooden planks to their feet and fly down a mountain of snow is up for debate, but the most agreed upon location is in Scandinavia. The actual word ‘ski’ comes from the Old Norse word meaning stick of wood.

The Most Diabolical Ski Runs in North America

The Most Diabolical Ski Runs in North America

A lot of folks dread the autumn gloom, but not the snow bunny crowd – every onset of gray clouds and plump raindrops brings them closer to open slopes and waist-high powder. In anticipation of the forthcoming ski and snowboard season, we’re taking a look at some of the toughest, [...]

Skiing in Eastern Europe

Skiing in Eastern Europe

Most people flock to the slopes of Western Europe for their ski vacations. For a cheaper and more adventurous option, check out these Eastern European skiing hotspots! Bulgaria This former Soviet Republic is slowly making a name for itself in the world of winter sports enthusiasts. Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo [...]

The Difference Between Skiing in Europe and North America

The Difference Between Skiing in Europe and North America

Strapping on some skis or a board and speeding down a snow-covered mountain is a very enjoyable experience. People from all over the globe pay homage to some of their biggest mountains during each ski season. The question is, how does skiing differ in the far corners of this globe.