Either you tried it for the first time and loved it, or just agreed to go on a ski holiday with your friends and don’t know where to start… Regardless of why you find yourself skiing, here at The Adventure Junkies, we are here to help. We have everything to get you started with our skiing tips for beginners!
In this piece, you will find a list of various tips to help get you started in your new winter mountain sport. We will cover everything from the things to master first before you conquer the slopes. How to avoid injury, and even what gear you should be purchasing.
TIPS ON GETTING STARTED
RESEARCH THE RESORTS YOU WANT TO TRY
When you know skiing is the next sport for you, research where you should go first. Look into the best resorts for beginners. There are endless options all across the world. Annual Skiing available worldwide. Europe, Australasia, Asia, North America, and even Central America all have resorts. Look for friendly areas, with wide and groomed slopes. Also, see how many beginner on-piste runs the area offers.
BOOK AN INTRO TO SKIING TASTER LESSON
The best way to get started is to take an introductory lesson to skiing. These can also be on indoor and dry slopes worldwide. If you can’t find anywhere to practice near you, consider taking a lesson on your first day of your skiing trip. Lessons can sometimes be pricey, but the knowledge will be invaluable.
WATCH LOTS OF BEGINNER YOUTUBE TUTORIALS
Thanks to the pioneers of the 21st Century, browsing the internet has never been easier. Make the most of YouTube. You will find countless YouTube tutorials for beginners to Skiing. Learning from a pro or instructor for free is a great resource for practicing your winter sport.
WARM UP TECHNIQUES
Before you hit the slopes, it is important to warm up first. Skiing is the same as any other sport. If you go hard before loosening your limbs, your body will suffer for it! The Warren Smith Ski Academy have created a great guide to warming up before hitting the slopes.