Communities

Writing
Writing
Codidact Meta
Codidact Meta
The Great Outdoors
The Great Outdoors
Photography & Video
Photography & Video
Scientific Speculation
Scientific Speculation
Cooking
Cooking
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Judaism
Judaism
Languages & Linguistics
Languages & Linguistics
Software Development
Software Development
Mathematics
Mathematics
Christianity
Christianity
Code Golf
Code Golf
Music
Music
Physics
Physics
Linux Systems
Linux Systems
Power Users
Power Users
Tabletop RPGs
Tabletop RPGs
tag:snake search within a tag
answers:0 unanswered questions
user:xxxx search by author id
score:0.5 posts with 0.5+ score
"snake oil" exact phrase
votes:4 posts with 4+ votes
created:<1w created < 1 week ago
post_type:xxxx type of post
Search help
Notifications
Mark all as read
Q&A

Posts tagged skiing

This tag doesn't have any usage information yet.

This tag doesn't have a detailed wiki yet.

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Why are American ski resorts so expensive?

While doing some research for my answer in are ski areas shutting down? I was a bit shocked by the American prices for lift tickets. Vail is at $220 and while this may be an exceptionally expensive...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Manziel‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A What are the differences between expensive, mid-priced and cheap skis?

There are lots of ski models out there, ranging from $60 to $2000. But what difference does price actually have on the performance you get out of the skis? How does one know that it makes sense to ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by JonathanReez‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

Question skiing
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Are ski areas in the United States shutting down?

Interesting video I ran across. The high point are quotes from sugarbush's president. All the rest information is less important, except for statistics. I'm not sure where they got their stats. NSA...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Paul Blair‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A How do multi radius skis work in practice

Some skis nowadays have a different sidecut radius at the front, center and back of the ski. With the different radius they claim to be suitable for both long and short turns. (So far the theory) ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Manziel‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

Question skiing
71%
+3 −0
Q&A In-helmet communication for ski

I am often skiing with some friends, and would love to have some way of communicating. I've seen quite a lot of bluetooth based systems for motorcycles, but not as many for skiing. The ideal syste...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Paul92‭

66%
+2 −0
Q&A Risk of category three sunglasses when skiing

I am going skiing for one to three days next week. I have some category three sunglasses I am planning to use instead of goggles. Long term I would definitely use goggles but for just a few days am...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by david_adler‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A What is the benefit to telemark skiing?

Occasionally I've seen skiers free-heeling it down the slopes in telemark style but not understood why they do it. Is the main benefit for exercise, style, control or just to try something different?

7 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Brad Patton‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

Question skiing
50%
+0 −0
Q&A What materials from nature can you use to build a pair of skis on a mountain?

I'm working on a survival story and want to make it authentic. If you were stranded on a mountain trying to get down as fast as possible, what would you do? EDIT: What if this was after a plane cr...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Jori Richman‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Online maps of ski-tour trails of Italy (Aosta Valley, Cogne)?

For Austria but not Italy there is awesome http://bergfex.com, for Italian summer hiking but not winter ski-touring, https://opentopomap.org would do the job, but what about ski-touring in Italy? ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Ayrat‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

Question maps skiing europe italy
50%
+0 −0
Q&A First Time Skiing - Only my feet were freezing

Went on a snow trip this weekend at Fall Creeks(VIC), it was my first time in snow and first time skiing (cross-country) , the only problem I had was my feet started getting cold occasionally and f...

4 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Nigel Fds‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Google Map Hiking Trail

What do the red and blue solid curves in this Google Map indicate? This is around Dachstein, Austria. Link: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Dachstein+Krippenstein+-+Dachstein+Tourismus+AG/Lodge+...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Nikhil‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Can't find friction slider adjustment on Tyrolia PR10 bindings?

I just purchased some Motion skis from Costco with Tyrolia PowerRail PR 10 bindings. Watching YouTube videos, I adjusted the bindings to the boot length and DIN but there's no screw on the front of...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by buttonsrtoys‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-bindings
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Ski setup for skijoring

I was born on ski's and switched to snowboarding and now on the return to skiing. However I intend to do both downhill and skijoring in the next season (skiing with my dogs) I am having trouble de...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by kait‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Is it a good idea to do ski binding settings yourself?

My bindings are already adjusted to my shoes, what is not adjusted yet is the release setting. From what I can tell, the optimal release setting is fairly simple and depends on height, weight, age...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by user1721135‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing
50%
+0 −0
Q&A What basic body position should I be in during a downhill ski run?

I'm doing downhill (alpine) skiing on the piste. The slopes I'm on range from blue (easiest) to black (hardest). I have been taught something called "the basic position"? (described below) How do...

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Jennie Thompson‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing technique
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Skis constantly misaligned while stacked

Having just bought my first pair of skis, I am unsure how to best stack them in the default side-by-side position in which they are alligned at the tip and at the tail ends. I thought the bindings'...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by z8080‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-bindings
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Can you "kick and glide" and climb without skins in Alpine Touring ski gear?

I am wondering about the "cross country like" aspects of Alpine Touring gear. I am in Ontario Canada, where hills as small as 75 meters can be referred to as "mountains". I'm a relatively experie...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Cameron Roberts‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Winter hiking socks (calf-length) for beginner downhill skiing

I am considering taking a few skiing lessons soon (never skied before), and the amount of specialized gear seems to be a lot. I hike a bit, and have good merino socks, which are great for warmth as...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Yogesch‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing socks
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Can I use one helmet for both kayaking and skiing?

I am doing little kayaking and just a bit more skiing (the seasons for both are very short where I live). Both of these need helmets, but I feel reluctant to buy 2 items, each of which will see lit...

4 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by anatolyg‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A What temperature is needed for heat molding ski boot liners? Isn't body temperature enough for that?

After a season of skiing in rental boots of all sorts, I want to buy my own pair. My options are: a local shop in a country where there's no snow and the prices are so high, online deals that ...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Neeku‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing boots
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Salomon Cross-Country Ski Pole Straps Too Short

I bought these cross country ski poles from Salomon. The straps are insanely short. I have very small hands for a guy, and with a (very) thin glove, the velcro hook/loop barely makes a connection....

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Wes‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A How important is thermal underwear for skiing?

I am going on a Ski trip with two days in the snow. Given that I am unlikely to go skiing again for a long time, I would like to minimise the amount of gear that I purchase. The minimum temperature...

5 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by Casebash‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing
66%
+2 −0
Q&A What is "catskiing"?

On a hiking trail recently, I overheard some people talking about going "catskiing" as part of a winter vacation from school. Obviously, that doesn't mean skiing with or by means of a cat. What...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing backcountry
60%
+1 −0
Q&A How can I minimize the risk of tree wells when backcountry skiing?

When skiing in the backcountry (or even in the trees at resorts), what can be done to minimize the risk of getting trapped in a tree well?

1 answer  ·  posted 11y ago by jrdioko‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question trees safety skiing
50%
+0 −0
Q&A Primaloft vs Advanced Skin Warm

I am looking to purchase a ski jacket. I want it to be warm in the temperature range of -5ºC to -13ºC and have decent impermeability characteristics. I am female, my height is 163cm, my weight is 5...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by oxy‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A Can I tie down ski/snow board to my roof rack like a canoe?

I have raised cross bar on my SUV roof as the image shows: I also got a couple 15ft. long Thule ratchet straps for tie-down canoes. Now my question is, can I tie down ski and snowboards on the ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Bogdan‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A When should you repair rock gouges in skis?

When downhill skiing (although I assume this would apply to cross-country skiing or snowboarding as well), when should a gouge caused by a rock or other obstacle be considered large or serious enou...

2 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by jrdioko‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-repair
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Where to find the front worn bags/pouches that ESF instructors wear

I just got back from some time skiing, during which I wore a backpack to carry my off piste gear and water, etc. I saw many of the ESF (École du Ski Français) instructors wearing front mounted pouc...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by George Moore‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing backpacks
60%
+1 −0
Q&A How can I prevent my sun glasses from fogging up when skiing?

When I'm cross-country skiing, I usually wear glacier glasses to protect from the intense glare off the snow. When I'm moving, they usually stay clear . Whenever I stop though, my glasses seem to ...

5 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by nhinkle‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A Skiing demo plate vs no demo plate

I have a pair of salomon rocker 2s with z12 bindings on a demo plate. Would it be advantageous for my skiing performance to remove the demo plate and have the bindings directly on the skis? I norma...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Jonathan Thurston‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-bindings
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Is this image of a skier skinning up a very steep slope rotated?

In another question someone posted a photo of a skier going up an apparently extremely steep slope on skins. This slope looks so steep that skinning would be really difficult (especially on an icy...

5 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Felix‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Escaping tree well

Last week, while exploring tree snowboarding at Big Sky, MT, I ended up in a tree well. I was up to my waist and was able to crawl out. But it felt awkward and I see how I could sink deeper. My qu...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by amphibient‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Understanding a ski resort weather report

I am planning to learn snowboarding for the first time and would like to take some classes. I am trying to plan a visit to a ski resort and for that I am looking at the weather report shown below a...

3 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A Are AT skis unsuited for downhill skiing at a resort?

I rent out a lot of alpine touring (AT) skis. We advise people not to use these skis for downhill resort skiing. Part of that is because we don't want people renting out the skis (which we rent at ...

4 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by jturitto‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Is there an interactive map of skiing resorts with snow forecasts?

I'm hoping to find a spot that gets snow in March, where the temperature doesn't get above freezing during the day. I'd like to avoid the AM ice/PM slush conditions that occur in many places in th...

0 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by craig‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Recommendations for two-way radios to use while skiing

Going skiing with another family next year and looking for two-way radios to use so we can stay in touch. I've used cell phones in the past but that can get awkward (and since we are going to Canad...

1 answer  ·  posted 10y ago by Brad Patton‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A I am looking for a two way radio/device with constant contact

Hello, I am looking for a device to be in communications with another person while skiing without having to push a button. Exactly like a cell phone, but since phones don't work up where we ski loo...

1 answer  ·  posted 9y ago by Jason‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A How to properly wash a snowboard/ski tech jacket?

I have a 10k mm waterproof jacket from Quiksilver and I was wondering if there is any supposed way I should wash it properly. I know about Nikwax tech wash and have a bottle of it, but how much sh...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by appwizcpl‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A How does ski binding height affect skiing off-piste?

I have this binding with height of 39 mm. I like to freeride and do jumps. I would like to know what are pros and cons of high and low ski bindings and how particularly the height affects ability t...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Peter Kva&#x10D;kay‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-bindings
50%
+0 −0
Q&A How do you mount ski bindings?

And what are the associated risks?

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by User1996‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Have these ski bindings been mounted properly?

These are the first skis I've ever bought for my son. I'm not sure if the bindings have been mounted properly? It looks as though the screws may have been drilled in too deep? It's the same on the ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by sourlemon‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-bindings
60%
+1 −0
Q&A Manual vs auto lock ski binding

What is the difference between manual lock and auto lock in Dynafit Low Tech Race ski bindings?

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Adrian Ber‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

Question skiing ski-bindings
50%
+0 −0
Q&A Are "Dynafit"/tech ski boots compatible with frame-style touring bindings?

I'm new to alpine touring skiing, and I'd like to purchase some new (more comfortable) AT boots. I currently have frame-style bindings on my AT skis. I'd like an "upgrade path". Can I purchase and ...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by jonathanbell‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Most comfortable way to adjust boots while in tour mode on AT skis?

I'm new to alpine touring and skiing in general. As such I (stupidly?) bought some beginners (cheap) alpine ski boots. They don't seem to have a lot of flex in them, even when they are in "hike" mo...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by jonathanbell‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A How can I get rid of mold on climbing skins for skis?

There is a bit of mold on the sticky side of my mohair climbing skins for my skis. How can I get rid of it?

2 answers  ·  posted 11y ago by Ross‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Are there ski exercises I can do whilst sitting at a desk?

I am office bound for 10 hours a day working at a computer. As I am off skiing this season, are there any exercises that will help my leg muscles I can do whilst sitting at my desk?

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by floswift‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

Question training skiing
60%
+1 −0
Q&A What levels of 'waterproofness' and 'breathability' should I be looking for in a ski jacket?

When looking at items like jackets and ski trousers and other clothing, I see stats on the garments similar to the following: Waterproofness - 10000mm Breathability - 15000g/m Lining - 100% Polyes...

1 answer  ·  posted 11y ago by Tom Paine‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

60%
+1 −0
Q&A Do I need a hard shell to ski in sunny weather conditions?

I'm going skiing for the first time. From what I've read, most everyone uses hard shell jackets and pants for skiing. However, they usually mention something about skiing in bad weather, frigid col...

5 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Chris Mendez‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Snowboarding / Skiing - snow gathers on our goggles - what do you do to deal with this problem?

When we are snowboarding / skiing snow gathers on our goggles. What do you do to deal with this problem? We can use special liquids like 'fog block' - but are they effective in the terms of snow a...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Defozo‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

50%
+0 −0
Q&A Use normal urban jacket for skiing/snowboard

I am new to snowboard. I am not yet prepared to spend a lot of money on it. I know a special jacket for skiing is better but won't it suffice to just use normal urban jacket for skiing in the begin...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by Gherman‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

This community is part of the Codidact network. We have other communities too — take a look!

Want to advertise this community? Use our templates!

Like what we're doing? Support us! Donate