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How to Wax Your Skis at Home
How to Wax Your Skis at Home

This is the most simple of tech tasks and can save you lots of $$$; we encourage all skiers to consider doing wax work at home. IMPORTANT: We feel that waxing at home is easy and critical to your skis’ health and well being. To that end, we are happy to meet you at the […]

Read More October 20, 2023
Palisades Tahoe
Palisades Tahoe

As fall turns the corner to winter, it’s hard not to ponder what the ski season will bring. We love this time of year and can’t wait to strap on some skis ourselves. We connect with a lot of skiers each year.  Many of them, especially first-timers, have questions about the weather, gear rentals, and […]

Read More October 19, 2023
The “Cutting Edge”
The “Cutting Edge”

We just spent a lot of money on a robot. I know that robots are common in the manufacturing of cars and that sort of thing. Lately, robots are getting more common in ski tuning, too. Starting at the factory level skis are getting built and tuned by machines instead of humans more and more. […]

Read More October 18, 2023
Vacuum once a year if you need it or not…
Vacuum once a year if you need it or not…

I think I may “vacuum” my boots more than I vacuum at home! A few years ago, I was lucky enough to be one of the first “civilians” to get a pair of Fischer Vacuum boots made for me. I flew to Salt Lake City and the Fischer Race support guru molded my boots. He […]

Read More October 11, 2023
The Perfect Ski?
The Perfect Ski?

I got some new skis near the end of last year. They are from a company in Telluride Colorado called Wagner Custom Skis. A friend of the shop told me that I would like Pete Wagner and that we should figure out a way to work with him. Time went by and apparently he heard […]

Read More October 2, 2023
Such Skinny Skis!
Such Skinny Skis!

We are now selling cross country skis. Snowshoes too! We have been renting both items for a few years now. The snowshoes are basic winter gear. Nordic skiing is a whole new sport. We had never dabbled in Nordic skiing other than as individuals on our day off, but the demand (based on phone inquiries) seemed to […]

Read More November 22, 2020