Best Oakley Ski Goggles

Best Oakley Ski Goggles: Best Pairs for Men and Women in 2018

Oakley ski goggles are one of, if not the, most popular choice of goggles amongst skiers and snowboarders all around the globe.

Oakley are one of the most famous brands in the world, known for providing fashionable, comfortable and well made eyewear, but more importantly they deliver quality products that offer high performance. 

We've discussed the importance of having reliable ski goggles in our ski goggles buying guide with ski goggles protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays and any debris that could flick up off the ski surface. As well as protecting your eyes from the sun, they also act as sunglasses, helping you see where you're going - always helpful. 

So if you're looking for a new pair of ski goggles, where better to start looking than with an Oakley pair?

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Best Helly Hansen Women's Ski Jackets

The Best Helly Hansen Women’s Ski Jackets

If you're looking for a new snow jacket, it's likely that you've already considered or seen a few Helly Hansen ski jackets that have taken your eye. 

Helly Hansen are one of the leading providers of outdoor and ski wear, and have been for a long time, so when you're looking for a new ski jacket, they're definitely worth checking out. 

Helly Hansen are known for being a strong, durable and high quality brand, making them a popular choice for outdoor clothing and ski wear. 

This post is a look at the best Helly Hansen women's ski jackets, we'll be showing you some of the best snow jackets that they have to offer, giving you an overview of why the jacket is a good choice and we'll also provide you with existing customer ratings where possible. Prices will vary subject to availability, size and colour. 

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Best Mountain Warehouse Men's Ski Jackets

The Best Mountain Warehouse Ski Jackets for Men

Mountain Warehouse are a well known brand that are known for providing high quality outdoor wear at a fair price. Amongst their range of outdoor sport clothing is a line of ski wear and ski jackets that are well made, beautifully designed and affordable. 

Many first time buyers believe that ski jackets are going to be expensive, and some coats are quite pricey but Mountain Warehouse ski jackets deliver quality at a price that isn't going to leave you short of money.

In this post we'll be presenting you with some of the best Mountain Warehouse ski jackets for men that will keep you warm, dry and comfortable on the slopes at a reasonable price. 

We'll lay out the jackets in price order from cheapest to most expensive and, where possible, we'll let you know how existing owners have rated them.

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How to Buy Snow Sport Insurance

Ski Insurance for Snow Sport Holidays

Have you considered your insurance coverage for your next ski trip?

Undertaking a skiing holiday and neglecting your insurance is simply not an option. Winter outings can be demanding enough as it is without the constant worry that you’ll fall into an accident or damage your equipment. 

Should the worst happen, you could find yourself running into extremely pricey health costs. From hospital care to emergency transport, an uninsured injury could rack up into the tens of thousands in expenses. 

It’s simply not worth the risk. 

Thankfully, we’ve got the information you need to find the right snow sport insurance and stay safe out on the slopes.

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Guide to buying ski boots for children

The Best Ski Boots for Kids

Ski boots, especially ski boots for kids, can sometimes be tricky to buy, as they require some time to fit and choose.

This can lead to people sometimes being hesitant to buying online. Don't be put off! We'd simply recommend that before buying, you take them to a professional fitter to get the right size and shape for your foot and style.

In this guide we're going to give you our recommendations for the best ski boots for boys and girls. We’re going to give you the features, the fit, the sizing, and the style recommendations that we have come up with. We’ve spent a lot of time online, finding the right boots for your kids.

You may be a complete novice, but we’re going to change that. So, let’s get right into it and help you to find the best ski boots for kids.

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How to read the snow report

How Much Snow is Enough to Ski?

Have you ever been confused about how much snow is enough to ski? Is there an ideal amount that you should look for?

It can be confusing. If you check the weather reports, they will detail the temperatures and precipitation. But that doesn’t tell you a whole lot about what you need to know. 

On the other hand, if you go online to a few different ski resorts, they’ll tell you phrases like fresh powder, cumulative snowfall, runs opens, lifts running, and base amounts. 

But unless you’re skilled at reading those snow reports, that might mean nothing to you.

All you want to know is if you decide to pack up and head out to the mountains today, will you have a great day skiing? Or will your lift pass be wasted because of patchy grass and rocks and only a few of the lower runs open?

How can you know if there is enough snow to ski?

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Best Ski Exercises

The Best Ski Exercises to Do at Home

Have you already started your skiing exercises for the upcoming winter season?

Us neither... Unless you count the amount of hot chocolate we’ve had to drink. In that case, we’re ready to go.

All joking aside, skiing will give your legs, core, and (we'll be honest) entire body a good workout.  With that in mind, it's quite helpful and useful to prepare your body with some pre-ski exercises so that you're ready for the ski season.

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Guide to Skiing Off-Piste

What Is Off-Piste Skiing?

Powder skiing. Backcountry skiing. Whatever you call it, off-piste skiing is the official term for taking your adventures off the beaten track. 

“Piste” is actually the French word for “track”. Because skiers can either be on-piste or off-piste, skiing where the groomed, combed resort runs go, or taking your skiing adventures into the untamed wilderness.

And there are plenty of reasons to pick up the sport of off-piste skiing. It’s more than just skiing where no else has gone. It’s not just about getting first tracks onto a deep powdery run. It’s about conquering nature and having the freedom to ski where you want. 

There are dangers, sure. We’re not going to suggest that off-piste skiing is for everyone. But because it’s gained some traction recently, we thought we would cover how to off-piste ski. It’s a subject near and dear to our hearts, and we would love to introduce you to the sport that has captured us so thoroughly.    

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Best Women's Ski Goggles

The Best Ski Goggles for Women

Part of the best day out on the slopes is having the right gear. Without it, you could never enjoy the day as much. Would you try playing tennis with a badminton racquet?

Probably not, and that’s because you can’t enjoy a sport without using the correct gear. And using the correct ski wear is no different. By using the right pair of goggles, you’re going to enjoy the day, keep your eyes safe, and have a great experience no matter the conditions.

But have you ever shopped for your own pair of the best women's ski goggles? Do you know what to look for? Based on what we see out there on the slopes, if you answered ‘no’, then you’re in good company.

It seems not many people know what they should expect from their ski goggles. Ladies, let’s get one thing straight. If you don’t know what to expect, that’s fine. But after this article, you'll be fully clued up on what you need to know.

You’ll understand tints, fog coating, venting, triple-foam layering, lens shapes and styles, plus you’ll understand if any of that even matters to what you wear on your face.

We're going to make sure you find the best women's ski goggles for when you're out on the slopes.

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Mental Health Benefits of Skiing

The Health Benefits of Skiing

When it comes to working hard and having fun at the same time, skiing is right up there with one of the best sports you can do to combine the two. 

Not only is skiing a great way to spend your holidays but it's also one of the best activities for keeping you fit, healthy and in great shape. 

When we talk about health and staying in shape, skiing isn't only great for physical health, but there are also proven psychological health benefits to spending time out on the slopes. 

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