What’s the difference between an Austrian and French skier and ski style ? Watch this video and find out.
Remember to eat enough while skiing. Here are our top tips for eating while on the slopes. From Tiroler Gröstl to Schinken Käse Toast you’ll find something out there to keep you full through out the day.
Windskiing: the crazy that never took off because it’s way way too dangerous ! Have a look at what’s involved in windskiing, but be careful not to get swept away on your skis.
A look at what race boarding involves, the fun , the excitement of the next level of snowboarding. Carvers take big sweeps across the slopes angling their bodies as close as possible to the snow.
Tips for waxing and removing rust from your snowboard / skis. By performing some basic care at the end of the season you will ensure that your ski equipment will be in the best condition in the coming season.
When talking to families who are either non-skiers or basic level skiers we hear that when they think of skiing holidays a stressful picture comes to mind. They think that a ski holiday is just too much hassle and it won’t be as relaxing as a ‘normal’ holiday. But it doesn’t need to be this […]
Aprés ski and hangovers go hand in hand during a week of skiing. Partying after the slopes is an important party of many people’s week in the snow, but sometimes you need to have a strategy for how you are going to deal with the effects of your night partying. The science bit : Hangovers […]
With a big smile on our face we are able to tell you about a new and fantastic way to learn how to ski in Ireland. Previoulsy the option was the outdoor dry artificial slope in Kilternan but now there is an indoor option. It works on a slighly different principle, this time the floor / […]
There has been a new law introduced to Austria this week, stating that all kids under the age of 14 are required to wear a skiing helmet when on the ski slopes. There are obvious dangers while skiing, and head injuries are one of the most common. It is predicted that in Austria alone there […]
Again and again people ask us here at skiing.ie about what resorts have the best night life and good aprés ski. One important part of a skiing holiday for many skiers is the party afterwards. With a mixture of bad pop music (have you ever heard Austrian pop ?) and traditional songs mixed in with […]
The only artificial ski slope in Ireland, is in Kilternan, Co. Dublin. It is run by the Ski Club of Ireland, who offer skiing lessons for all ages, levels and for skiers and snowboarders.
Help and advice on what to pack for your ski trip. We even include a packing list so you won’t forget anything. Find out what you should bring on a skiing holiday.
Most people won’t enjoy talking about this topic, but hopefully these tips will prepare you in case you have an accident on the mountain side. Every year many people injure themselves on the piste, but it should not be something to put you off your holiday. Granted, skiing and snowboard can be dangerous sports, but […]
Skiing is great fun, and if you have never tried it before you should read out tips for beginners. If you are thinking about going on a skiing holiday in 2008, but you are still undecided, here are a run down of some of the major plus points for taking a skiing holiday. Skiing holidays […]
So you’ve decided to head to the snow for the first time, and sure you have loads of questions, some of them have been asked and answered in our skiing forum. Here we pose the top seven tips that you should be aware of when deciding where to go to on your first skiing holiday. […]