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The Health Benefits of Snow Sports

Too often, all of skiing culture gets painted with the same elitist, uber-wealthy brush as depicted by the stereotypical ski brat. And we recognize that focusing on long-term health goals is itself a privilege of those who can safely assume they’ll make it to tomorrow and the day after that..

Paying to Ride, Rent and Fly

Skiing while living in a large city can be costly—possibly more expensive than if you lived closer to mountains. Cost and accessibility are often the more prohibitive factors in choosing to ski, but there are several ways to work around these barriers. Below, I’ve detailed major cost contributors and how.

Top 4 U.S. Cities for Skiers and Snowboarders

Some of you reading this have are unfamiliar with the pain and frustration of living in a mountainless city. Some of you might live in a city surrounded by skiing opportunities—cities with shuttle services to popular resorts and public transportation that will take you back to your apartment after a.

The Great Debate: Cross-Country Skiing as an Alternative for City Living

Not every city has nearby mountains—that’s just a fact. However, most cities devote a significant amount of land to manicured and open-to-the-public green spaces. Take Chicago, for example; we don’t have much by way of elevation, but we have over 600 parks, 8,100 acres of green space, countless bird sanctuaries,.

Working Hard to Stay in Shape

For a lot of winter athletes, skiing is one of the best (or only) ways to stay in shape through the winter months. However, preparing for ski season—even if you have limited access to the mountains themselves—is just as important as preparing for any other sport. The best part? You.

What’s the Deal with Indoor Ski Facilities?

Around a decade ago, Dubai made headlines with the opening of Ski Dubai, an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of indoor ski area. More recently, China opened the largest indoor ski resort in history, comprising roughly 80,000 square meters of skiable area. Created by a climate-controlled environment with.

Equipment Check

Balancing a love for skiing in a mountain-less city is tough work. If you grew up within the sport, winters might feel empty and worthless without those weekend trips to the mountain. However, this balance extends well beyond reconciling your love of the sport with your location—it should also include.

How to Keep Skiing

Maintaining a healthy skiing habit can be difficult when living in a city—especially if that city is situated in the middle of an Ice Age-era glacial path. To continue skiing requires access to mountains, transportation, and, let’s be honest, time. Below, I’ve laid out these three obstacles to skiing while.