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Novice skiers are sometimes bewildered by snow conditions that can vary from day to day. Just when you think you have mastered one type of snow, you are suddenly faced with icy patches or crud.

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The Top 5 Ski Resorts

By Charles Hopkins | Published 01/19/2007 | Sports |

When it comes to taking a ski trip, nothing could be more disappointing than getting hyped up about your trip, only to arrive and discover that the ski resort you have chosen is not up to par.

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The History of Skiing

By Charles Hopkins | Published 01/19/2007 | Sports |

According to ancient history, skiing has been in existence for about 4500 years or more. This was ascertained by ancient rock drawings in Norway that show a man on what appear to be crude skis, holding a stick.

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Telemark Skiing

By Charles Hopkins | Published 01/19/2007 | Sports |

Also known as free heel skiing, Telemark skiing is a technique that was made popular by Sondre Norheim. It is named after the Telemark region of Norway.

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Snow Kiting

By Charles Hopkins | Published 01/19/2007 | Sports |

Snow kiting is much like kite surfing on the water except it is done on snow. For snow kiting, you can use either a snowboard, or alpine or Telemark skis.

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Snow Cat Skiing

By Charles Hopkins | Published 01/19/2007 | Sports |

What in the world is snow cat skiing? Are you picturing yourself hanging on tight as a giant snow cat drags you around on skis? Well, thats not what snow cat skiing is exactly.

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Skiing is a great deal of fun. It is exhilarating and challenging but it can also be very dangerous. This is especially true if you dont know the symbols for the difficulty rating of ski trails.

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Skiing With Disabilities

By Charles Hopkins | Published 01/19/2007 | Sports |

Skiing is a great sport even if you have disabilities. If you have any type of disability, you can still ski. You can ski even if you cant stand up! The skis and ski lifts do most of the work;

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