Whether you're an avid fashion follower, or you just like to check out the recent trends every now and again, there's no better feeling than sliding on a brand new ski jacket and knowing you're just moments away from that first fresh powder run of the season.
Whether you're preparing for your very first ski holiday or you've been hitting the hill for a while now, mountain safety is as important for beginners as it is for the intermediates and beyond.
For those of us who haven't grown up with a pair of skis strapped to our feet, flying down the slopes like we were being chased by an angry gorilla, skiing is a daunting prospect. Congratulations, you're about to have the best experience of your life.
On ski slopes around the world, high-tech components, new materials and innovative design are forcing back the boundaries of the possible winter after winter.
At Interactive Resorts, we like to make you as comfortable as possible with your first ski experience, so we've decided to give you a step by step guide to the magical sport you're about to fall in love with. Before I get started on this though, I'd like to take the time to point out that at no point does this internet guide replace the value of actual lessons.
From the best techy goggles to the warmest apres-ski jumpers, this Interactive Resorts guide looks at all angles of the fashion spectrum to have you looking and feeling like a pro on the mountain..
From knowing how to prepare (and what to wear) on your first trip up the mountain to safety advice for off-piste jaunts, this Interactive Resorts guide looks at the rules, the gear and the knowledge you need to make your time on the mountain as safe as it is fun.
The latest technologies are a far cry from snow-sport's humble beginnings, and these days a flurry of new equipment arrives each season to tempt us into the latest trends and technologies.