New Ski Kit


Ski Boots


Of course in order to ski, you need to have a pair of skis – however it is not a simple as taking any old pair off the rack, just because they are a nice colour and have great decals! Your skis should be an extension of your body if you want to get the most out of the Piste; so you have to take the time to find a pair that is suitable to your height and the type of skiing you want to do. Are you a beginner, intermediate or expert? Downhill or Cross Country? Racer or Slalom?



So – we have the boots, and we have the skis, all that we need now is some contraption that will keep the boot fitted to the ski. Let’s look at bindings.

Bindings are made up of the following parts:



No matter how good you are you will need ski poles (unless of course you are Eddie the Eagle and just want to launch yourself into mid air!)

By now you will not be surprised to discover that even the humble ski pole is a technological marvel. It is not just a stick with a handle at the top and what is known as a basket at the bottom. Ski Poles come in different shapes and sizes, again depending on the type of skier you are. Here is what you need to look for:


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