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The types of thermal clothing for skiers.

Skiwear should be comfortable. However, it is also important that you neither feel too warm nor too cold. Thermal clothing is therefore a real must have, because it not only regulates body temperature, but also ensures that you stay dry by absorbing sweat. There are different types of thermal clothing. The most common ones are made of synthetic materials or merino wool.

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Which ski jacket do I need?

You look at the weather forecast for your ski vacation and see that it's going to snow. That means that the slopes are ready for the ski season to start! To make your ski experience even nicer, it is essential to have a great ski outfit. In this blog we will help you to find the right ski jacket.

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What size do I need for my skiwear?

You've finally ordered those ski pants that have been on your wish list for so long. While trying them on you notice that the size is not right. Nothing is more annoying than that. You have to send the pants back and order a new pair. To avoid such situations, we will explain how to increase your chances of ordering ski wear in the right size.

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How can I tell to what extent my ski wear is water-repellent?

The water column indicates to what degree a fabric is water-repellent. The higher the number, the better it repels water. If the number is high, it will take longer for the fabric to leak.  To determine the water column of a particular material, we look at how many millimeters of water it takes for the material to penetrate water. To give an example: When a garment has a water column of 5,000 mm, the material can withstand a maximum pressure of 5 meters of water. Then it is considered good ski wear.

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What is the difference between sheep leather gloves and goat leather gloves?

When you’re planning your ski trip, don’t forget to take some gloves with you! Gloves not only ensure that your hands do not get cold but they also protect you from sharp objects when you fall. Freshly sharpened skis are indeed very sharp, so you better do not want to experience falling onto them with your bare hands.

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Breathability of ski wear  

Going down the slopes is much fun, unless you start swimming in your own sweat because the fabric does not absorb it. Especially when you engage in a sports activity, condensation can easily form on the inside of the fabric. If you wear ski clothing that is breathable, it allows the moisture (perspiration) to escape. How do you know that your ski jacket or ski pants have good breathability? 

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My skis need maintenance, how do I wax and sharpen my skis?

It is almost time! Your skiing vacation is getting closer and you can almost hit the slopes. How nice is it if your skis are completely ready? In this blog we explain how to maintain your skis so that you can enjoy the slopes.

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How do I take care of my skis: waxing

Your skis should have a good layer of wax. Did you know that often after a week of skiing you need to change the wax under your skis? We can help you to find the right wax for you and your skiing vacation.

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What type of ski waxing brush do I need?

Brushing is an important part when waxing your skis. Especially for beginners it might be difficult to choose a brush type and to understand the purpose of brushing. We hope that we can make this process a bit more clear for you!

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