Author Archives: Karyskis

11 Necessities For A Ski Trip

Necessities for a ski trip

If you’re like me, you’re so excited about the ski trip that you can’t wait to get your bag packed. Even for you slacker packers that are throwing stuff together the night before departure, here is a quick and dirty checklist of 11 items that might be easy to forget, but are necessities for a ski trip that you must ...

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Go Pro Camera Review

GoProCamera

GoPro Hero 3 and GoPro Hero 3+ In this day and age, there are tons of different helmet cameras on the market for skiers and snowboarders.  With updates and upgraded models, it can be overwhelming to select which camera fits your needs and most importantly your budget.  For me, that changed recently, after trying out a GoPro Hero camera.  Put ...

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

Prevention: The Best Altitude Sickness Remedy After our trip to Big Sky Resort this Spring and having altitude sickness the first few days, I wanted to share an overview of prevention, remedies and treatments.  Being aware of  this information before you travel could help you feel better, ski better and have the amazing ski vacation you dreamed of.  

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The Best Ski Season Jobs

Ski patrol team

Every skier dreams of spending an entire ski season at their favorite resort. The big question is how do you support yourself in pursuit of days filled with snow and sun, and many wonder how to find the best ski season jobs. While mega-resorts have made the classic ski bum lifestyle more difficult, there remain many ways to spend a ...

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Skiing History Facts

Ski History

Even the most devoted skiers often are not familiar with the skiing history facts that shaped the origin of their sport. You can test your knowledge of snow skiing history by looking at a few of these little known facts about your favorite sport.

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Gerbing Heated Clothing

Gerbing Puffer Vest

Just last week I had my first opportunity to touch, feel and wear Gerbing heated clothing.  Not only am I impressed, I am downright giddy by the quality, fit and design.

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Monoski Descent at Big Sky

During my research for our trip to Big Sky Resort, I came across this video. I find this video so inspiring and tears coming to my eyes every time I watch this.  I wanted to share Jamey’s determination and accomplishment with you.  Enjoy!

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Big Sky Resort

The "Big" At It's Best

This year we have decided to check off  skiing “The Big” from our bucket list.   Most families head to warmer climates and sandy beaches for their Spring break,  but we opted for a family ski trip to Big Sky Resort in Montana.   As this trip gets closer, we are all getting more and more excited about experiencing first ...

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Ski Boot Bag

There is a lot to love about skiing but the hassle of storing, carrying and traveling with all of the necessary equipment isn’t one of them.  This is why well-designed ski and boot bags are an added benefit for skiers.

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