Ski Faster

Ski Faster

While former pro racer Densmore Ballard draws heavily on her racing experience and this is a great resource for aspiring junior or master racers, there is much in Faster that can enrich the ski life of any skier. The travel and packing advice alone is worth the...
The New Skiing Mechanics

The New Skiing Mechanics

Essentially an update of Howe’s seminal 1983 publication, NSM now focuses on short carving ski design, technique and, to whatever level of depth the reader wishes to go, the mechanics of skiing. This is an extremely technical book, but the Appendices and a...
How to Ski the Blues and Blacks

How to Ski the Blues and Blacks

Blues and Blacks is nothing short of a pocket encyclopedia on skiing, including concise information on technique, North American resorts and anything that has to do with skiing.
Snowbird Secrets: A Guide to Big Mountain Skiing

Snowbird Secrets: A Guide to Big Mountain Skiing

This new book by acclaimed ski author—and Realskiers Editor—Jackson Hogen and Snowbird “Guru” Dave Powers is unique. One could argue that the title is coyly misleading: The “Secrets” are secret to elite skiers only in that they have not before...
Deep: A History of Skiing and the Future of Snow

Deep: A History of Skiing and the Future of Snow

“The Story of Skiing and the History of Snow” goes the tagline of Porter Fox’s superb—and scary—volume and that says it all. Maybe the key quote: “The ski industry itself has been surprisingly slow to react to climate change, given that it...