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    Is It Better to Rent or to Buy?

    Lots of adults have trouble deciding whether to try skiing or snowboarding. After that, though, the question becomes whether to rent or buy your equipment. It can be difficult to do the math without knowing what factors influence the decision. Here are three things I like to keep in mind when deciding on renting vs. buying. Frequency of Skiing The first question is the most important and the most obvious: how often will I ski? If I’m a ski bum, I’m going up the mountain every day during ski season if I can. This makes an easy justification to buy…

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    Rent Skis in Lionshead Village

    If you are staying in Lionshead Village in Vail Colorado rent skis in Lionshead Village. It is not efficient for you to rent in Vail Village, Golden Peak, or anywhere else in the Vail Valley. Ski shops in Lionshead Village…

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    Rent Skis in Vail Village

    If you are planning a vacation and staying in Vail Village in Vail Colorado rent skis in Vail Village. It’s not efficient to rent in Lionshead Village, Golden Peak, or anywhere else in the Vail Valley. Vail Village Ski shops…

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    A Skiing Dream

    I go through spurts of remembering my dreams vividly and not remembering my dreams. I awoke this morning and quickly remembered my dream and it significantly energized me so I’m sharing this with you in hopes to energize you! I’m…

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    A Ski Trip to Remember

    I recently got back from a ski trip to Jackson Hole, and I gotta tell you, it was the best vacation I’ve had in my life. We spent 5 days in the area, getting to know Teton Village and the…

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    Gear for the Rippin Skier: Downhill Skis

    When it comes to the best Rippin skis, things are even more complicated. Just like other kinds of winter sports gear, there are quality downhill skis and then there are high-performance downhill skis. Just like other kinds of skis, there…

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    Goggles vs Sunglasses on the Slopes

    When spending time on the slopes, protective eyewear is a necessity, not only for maximizing your performance but also for your safety. When it comes to protecting your eyes, you have two main options – goggles and sunglasses – but…

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    Factors That Impact Your Speed

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love to ski fast. I love the thrill of racing myself down the mountain, and I love exploring steeps in the backcountry. In my years of skiing, I’ve realized that…

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    Getting Over Your Fear of Going Fast

    I’ve been skiing for a little while, and honestly, it’s pretty difficult to remember my days as a beginner. However, learning to ski as an adult is apparently one of the most terrifying experiences a person could have. Many of…

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    Rippin Skier Strategy: Keep Your Hands Forward

    Welcome to the off-season! While it may not seem like a consequential action, hand position can mean the difference between a first- and last-place slalom finish. If you’ve ever watched a race (or a super-fast skier doing his thing), your…

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    Tuckerman Ravine—A Bucket List Ride

    Alright, I know. I’ve already mentioned this one in my “Top Ten Favorite, Fastest, Steepest Ski Runs.” But honestly, it deserves its own post. I’ve been skiing for a long time, and I hope to devote more time to the…