Thanks to a dip in the nation’s economy, the ski travel industry is changing. Skiers are finding ways to keep costs down without skimping on luxury, amenities, or the memories that last well beyond the trip itself. For those planning a ski trip with a family or group, with the goal of enjoying plenty of quality time, private homes are becoming a favorite getaway place to stay.
Ski ‘N See Ski Shops is excited to announce the addition of two more ski and snowboard shops, complimenting its growing convenience across the Wasatch Front.
“We can’t have a ski shop in every neighborhood, so we try to be strategic about placing shops that are either at or en route to Utah’s major ski resorts,” says Ski ‘N See Owner Roy Ostendorf. “Our goal is to create customer value through convenience, selection, and great service.”
Utah offers an extremely diverse range of mountains, slopes, and conditions for skiers and snowboarders. Some resorts – such as Brian Head in southern Utah and Brighton in the Cottonwoods – are known for their beginner-friendly runs. Other ranges, such as Snowbird Ski Resort, are known for their exciting, challenging terrain, but are a good place to learn if you want to sharpen your skills fast. In either case it can be intimidating to approach a new resort and try to navigate the trails blindly.
It seems like such a simple thing.. picking a pair of gloves that will keep your hands warm and possibly match your jacket. That is, until you get up on a lift and the tips of your fingers feel numb or sting from the cold so bad you want to cut them off… or maybe at least end your ski day early.
You’ve heard it since you were a kid: wear layers. Dressing in layers is even more important in warmer weather. In any temperature there are some better ways to layer than others.