Marcel Hirscher retirement 2019/2020: Predictions

Ski racing will ever be the same after the retirement of Austrian great Marcel Hirscher. Marcel just completed the 2018-2019 having obtained his eight overall title (Golden Globe, for best overall performance for the season in terms of FIS points). It is true that the Are, Sweden, FIS World Championship was a mixed bag for Marcel […]

The best goggles aren’t really goggles

The problem with ski goggles is that we are drowned in them. There was a time when a few brands – maybe five – offered each about five models – and that was that. Sure, goggles have become incredibly affordable these days, or rather the price range is amazing from $25 to upwards of $200 […]

Ted Ligety Retirement 2019/2020

Perhaps we should blame attend himself starting the rumor by announcing his retirement on Facebook… On April 1, 2019. It was meant to be a joke but perhaps it is on Ted’s mind. Ted finished the year with a 9th position at the Andorra giant slalom. It is not what Ted is hoping for but […]

Tutorials: Becoming an Expert Skier

There are a few amazing videos that have a proven record of helping average skier become impressive carvers on the slopes. We recommend the following:  

Skiing Around the World: Swiss Pass

Last April, the news seemed incredible! Today, MAGIC PASS has become reality for the 81’538 happy holders of the magic ticket. The new MAGIC PASS concept offers a single season ticket for 25 ski resorts. After 5 months of pre-sales, the results are super encouraging as the increase in the number of season tickets sold is already at […]

Skiing Around the World: Ikon Pass

North America’s top mountain destinations have joined together to offer skiers and riders the Ikon Pass uniting 12 destinations from Alterra Mountain Company and 11 premier destination partners. The Ikon Pass gives skiers and riders the opportunity to access nearly 50,000 skiable acres of unique terrain across the continent, with pass privileges that range from […]