Ski & Snowboard

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Ski goggles are an important part of your ski gear and provide essential protection for your eyes in some of the most extreme conditions.
First and foremost, your snowboard boots need to be comfortable and secure. And they need to work with your type of snowboard and ability level.
Try a freestyle board, if you’ve got a little experience and are keen to learn tricks. Then, much like with skis, you’ll need to choose the right flex, length and width for you...
The three most important things to consider when choosing your ski boots are flex, size and fit. The last two are pretty self-explanatory, but you might be unsure what the ‘flex’ of a ski boot is...
Two skiers in Wedze budget ski gear
If you plan and budget properly, you can keep the costs down and still have an excellent time on the slopes. Here are a few tips from Graham Bell as to how to make your pounds go further in the mountains.
Some styles will tick all the boxes, making them ideal for a range of environments, but won’t excel in any area, while others are more specialist and will offer you the very best in one area or for a certain scenario.
Simple answer: take the three-layer approach to getting ready for a day of skiing and don’t forget your hands and feet. Now, let’s break that down…
While this question might be a bit of a no-brainer for some skiers and snowboarders, there has been a lot of to-ing and fro-ing amongst experts and in the media about the need for a helmet on the slopes. Here’s the two main reasons why you should wear a helmet when practising any extreme sports….
Every skier and snowboarder’s primary concern should be staying safe on the slopes, and that means always paying attention to your ski instructor if you’re a beginner, steering clear of cordoned off areas and always assisting if there’s an accident.
There are many different types of snowboard, which makes your choice even harder. Read our expert advice on how to choose your snowboard to make the perfect choice!