How To Sharpen Skis and Snowboards
people don't keep proper care of their equipment, and
we're out to change that. WHY? you may ask. Well, if
you hit ice for starters, try turning with dull skis.
Have fun sliding. Of course, no reputable ski hills
have ice on them, to their own admission. At the resort
I patrolled, they called it "Hard Packed".
Even if you don't care about the ice, sharp skis
make for a sharper image, sharper turns, and a better
ski experience. Look for shops that use a laser sharpener,
for the best cut.
a sharpening tool.
- The main
thing to keep in mind, is to read the instructions
carefully. Nice even, long strokes are best, just
like when waxing. Make sure you always scrape in the
tool can be purchased for only a few dollars, and
you can have sharp skis every time.