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    Rippin Skier Strategy: Tuck

    We’ve all been there: you’re hustling down a straightaway, skis forward, no turns, no will to stop. You want even more speed, but you’re going as fast as you possibly can. Then, you think of it: the tuck. Everyone who…

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    Senior Ski Discounts—Are They Worth It?

    I started this website as a type of retirement plan. I’ve been using it as something of a “vision board”–something I use to look forward to my eventual, inevitable, elusive retirement. As I get closer (again—I’m not there yet), I’ve…

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    Gear for the Rippin Skier: Bindings

    Here’s the good news: You don’t need to buy fancy or super-nice bindings to go downhill. Traditional alpine bindings will get you where you need to go, and get you there fast as it were. But as you might suspect,…

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    Our Top Ten Favorite, Fastest, Steepest Ski Runs

    We’re not the only ones out there with a Top Ten list of this kind, but we thought we’d put our personal spin on it. And nobody has exactly the same list as us, either. We know; we double-checked after…

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    Rippin Skier Stats

    Rippin skier is all about the numbers. Okay, not so much math and arithmetic, but the measuring, tracking, and resetting of goals and feats. Both are own and, you know, the people who really know what they’re doing. We have…