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Our knowledge collected for you: SNOW-HOW! blog

In our blog we inform you about interesting topics around winter sports, the appropriate ski equipment and new technologies. Whether you are a beginner or a powder professional, we have reports for every type of skier. Because only those who live skiing can always write something new about it.

Have fun while reading!

Your SNOW-HOW! Team

Activities that involve exploring the great outdoors with sporting challenges are becoming increasingly popular. These include freeriding and ski touring. As with hardly any other sport, the right equipment is crucial, because the wrong material means not only less fun in alpine terrain but also higher risk. The market for protective equipment in particular is currently under great pressure to innovate, and avalanche backpacks in particular are becoming increasingly popular.
Our store manager Kai Pagel is himself an enthusiastic freerider and had the opportunity to test the avalanche backpacks of Scott's Patrol series last winter. In our interview we talk to him about the fascination of freeriding, what to look out for and his experiences with the Scott Patrol.
Let's be honest: Breathtaking powder runs and spectacular tricks in the fun park are simply impressive. But for most of us, the adventure on the good old, sometimes more, sometimes less perfectly groomed piste is enough. Exactly for these skiers, Salomon has developed the S/Force models!

What is actually a freeride ski?

You are looking for a ski and don't know exactly which one is right for you? In our series of articles we explain the most important ski types and for whom they are suitable. Today in the program: the freeride ski!
When looking for a "sporty slope ski", you will find three different ski series that fulfill this criterion at the ski manufacturer Fischer alone. We explain here what the differences are and why they are important.

What is actually an allmountain ski?

You want to buy a new ski and are struggling through the jungle of information? Slalom carver, race carver or the all-mountain ski?
We explain in a nutshell whether the all-mountain ski is the right companion for you!

What is actually a racecarver?

You are looking for a ski and don't know exactly which one is the right one for you? In our blog series "What is actually a...?" we explain the most important types of skis and for whom they are suitable. Today in our program: the Racecarver.

Elan - Power-Ski for women

Women's skis are only more colorful, glittery, unsporting men's skis? Wrong thought! Skis, which are developed especially for women, have become an integral part of every good ski assortment! We show you the Elan Insomnia models

What is actually a slalom carver?

We continue this week our blog series "What is actually...? You are looking for a ski and don't know exactly which one is the right one for you? Today we show you the slalom carver!
Head has completely reworked the popular Supershape series this winter and even added a brand new (and yet familiar) model to it. The most important new innovation of these models? The "world's first electronic ski damping system" EMC. We explain how it works...

What is actually a sportcarver?

We start into our new blog series "What is actually...? You are looking for a ski and don't know exactly which one is the right one for you? Today we show you the sportcarver!
With the Disruption series, K2 wants to destroy existing structures to create something new. And, by the way, take skiing to a new level. We take a look at the skis in the new series and check whether the hype is justified.

What is actually an allround carver?

You are looking for a ski and don't know exactly which one is the right one for you? In our blog series "What is actually an..." we explain the most important types of skis and for whom they are suitable. Today in our program: The allround carver.

Our discontinued models - Better than their reputation?

Discontinued models are a good opportunity to ensure the best quality for the best price. This winter, we can offer you some of the most popular models from last season. Here you can get an overview:

How do you find the right ski for you?

While searching for the right ski you stumble upon many different terms: Racecarver, Slalomcarver, Allmountain Ski, Allroundcarver? But what does these terms stand for? In our new blog series we explain these terms and give you an idea when you would use these type of skis.
A ski for all situations: Is it even possible? With the Deacon series, Völkl tries to combine the best of Racecarver and Allmountain skis. We took a closer look.

Tecnica Mach 1: Full focus on the perfect moment

Product Manager Matteo Murer from Tecnica tells us in an interview how the Tecnica-Mach ski boots combine expertise and craftsmanship to give every skier the perfect moment on the slopes.
This winter, Elan is already launching the fourth generation of the legendary Amphibio-Ski on the market and has once again made major improvements with the brand new Truline technology. We explain how these technologies work and how they can be used on a wide range of skis...
A ski that is playful and has the grip of a racecarver: Doesn't exist? Nordica proves the opposite with its new Dobermann Spitfire series
What belongs to a perfect skiing day? The perfect ski, of course. We present the new women's ski "Nova" from Rossignol to our ladies.

CEP compression ski socks in test

Ski socks for 50 Euro? Really? Is it worth it? Laura, one of our team skier, took the socks with her to try them...

Making-Off: Your interactive ski guide

Finally someone tells you which ski suits to you! We introduce our new interactive ski guide.

Be one with your boots with Lange LX and Lange RX

Revolutionary Dual Core technology from Lange combines comfort and performance.
If you look back at the development of ski construction in recent years, you might think that the most important formula is: the lighter and more stable a ski is, the better it is. Especially in the all-mountain sector, many manufacturers are trying to put this formula into practice. So it's not surprising that the market leader Atomic is also trying to make its popular Vantage Allmountain series lighter, more stable and therefore better. In our test, we explain how they do it and whether it really works.
We had a look at the Atomic Redster series and introduce you now.
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