#SkiTheDifference Tip Series – Week 2

 

Tune ups – not just for cars

Getting in shape for ski season doesn’t end with you. Properly maintained equipment is essential for a great experience out on the slopes. It’s never too soon to make sure your gear is tuned and in safe working condition.

Check your boots for excessive heel and toe wear. Loose boots are not your friend. You’ll also want to take your skis to your local shop and have them perform at least a basic tune and a binding function test. This will ensure that your equipment is safe, your edges are sharp and your bases are waxed.

Don’t wait until the last minute: you may miss the best skiing of the day on the first morning of your next trip to Deer Valley!

Read the rest of the series:
Week 1 – Come prepared

derekalthof

Derek Althof has 16 years experience in the ski industry and is Deer Valley’s ski school training manager and an alpine examiner and clinic leader for the Professional Ski Instructors of America’s Central and Intermountain Divisions. Derek learned to ski at age four and has had a passion for good skiing ever since.

We hope you enjoy our weekly skiing tips. Please remember that they can help but will not eliminate risks, as skiing is a dynamic sport. These tips are meant to help you build skills and progress for a more enjoyable skiing experience.

 

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