Tag: safety

  • Avalanche Risk and Safety Awareness

    Located at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) promotes research in the Earth's cryosphere – the portions of our planet where water exists in ...

  • Visit the New England Ski Museum

    Situated at Franconia Notch State Park, the New England Ski Museum has an interesting collection of items relating to the history and development of snow skiing, which are on display for the ...

  • S.A.F.E. A.S. – Raising Snow Safety Awareness

    Developed by Jackie Paaso, Lel Tone, Elyse Saugstad, Michelle Parker, Sherry McConkey and Ingrid Backstrom, S.A.F.E. A.S. Clinics aim to raise snow safety and avalanche risk awareness among snow ...

  • Avalanche Awareness Lectures

    The Ski Club of Great Britain is collaborating with The North Face and Snow+Rock to present informative session essential...

  • FIS Sets Ski Radius Limits

    With the start of the 2011-12 Alpine Ski World Cup just around the corner, there has been some controversy between the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) and athletes over proposed radius ...

  • Controversial Fake Snow for Arizona Snowbowl

    The ski resort near the city of Flagstaff, known as the Arizona Snowbowl, is located on the San Francisco Peaks and over the years they have always had to make use of a snowmaking system due to ...

  • Ski Safety Campaign in Canada

    The soft white slopes around the world hold as much fun, competition and enjoyment as they do danger. The power of nature can never be underestimated. A recent dramatic increase in skiing ...

  • Helmet Safety on the Slopes

    The news of Natasha Richardson's death, daughter to famous Vanessa Redgrave and wife to Liam Neeson, shocked the world. What was to be an exciting and relaxing skiing adventure, turned to ...

  • New South Wales Snow Study

    Skiing and snowboarding vacations are extremely popular for families who enjoy the outdoors and a little adventure. With so many breathtaking resorts around the world to choose from, vacations ...

  • Accessories

    There are a great number of convenient and necessary ski accessories and snowboarding accessories on the market. From items to care for your skis to specialized child ski accessories you will ...

  • Bindings

    You skiing vacation success depends on the bindings you select! Bindings and boots are the link between your body and the skis and snow. Good bindings are well-designed, complex pieces of ...

  • Injury Prevention when Skiing and Boarding

    Snow skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts agree that their favorite sport, although often providing an amazing adrenaline rush, is relatively low risk. Some claim that the risk of injury during ...