Magic March is here – the skiing is great, the days are longer and warmer and the madness of the half-term holidays is behind us. There are also…

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Whistler is an exceptional ski resort. A mile of vertical, two massive mountains, stunning terrain, huge snow, an Olympic pedigree, a long season and a village with a…

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“At the same time, skiing and snowboarding are anaerobic activities, which means that they require short, intense bursts of energy interspersed with rest periods.” This is where sport-specific…

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What time of year is best for Yosemite? The best times to visit Yosemite are May and September, when the park is accessible but not too crowded. It’s…

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Is St Anton open for skiing? The hospitality industry (hotels and accommodation providers) including bars and restaurants will -under certain circumstances- open on January 25th, 2021. We are…

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How much horsepower do you need to pull a skier? 150 HP How fast will a 115 hp outboard go? 51 mph What size motor Do you need…

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For most people, downhill skiing burns between 300 and 600 calories per hour of activity. Riding chairlifts and sitting down for lunches don’t count. Is skiing a good…

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How do you stop while skiing? Skiing downhill in a straight line and stopping Spread your skis wide to stop. If the ski tips are apart you won’t…

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In downhill skiing, as your skis push against the ice or snow, kinetic friction occurs which transfers some kinetic energy into thermal energy. Kinetic energy comes from the…

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Skiing has an ancient history. The birth of modern downhill skiing is often dated to the 1850s when Norwegian legend Sondre Norheim popularised skis with curved sides, bindings…

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