FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

How to Buy a Ski Helmet

Reading Time: 2 minutes How to buy a ski helmet     Seems like more but almost 80 per cent of us always wear a helmet on the slopes, according to a 2017 StatsCan survey. […]

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Noteworthy 2020: Giro Polartech helmets

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Giro Polartech helmets SWEAT-LESS LID     Giro is making its lids warmer and drier by building Polartec Power Grid fabric into its helmet liners. The textured fabric quickly absorbs moisture […]

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Noteworthy 2020: Head Radar helmet

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Head Radar helmet A BETTER COMBO     We like the idea of visor helmets. No forehead-skin gap means no more ice-cream headache. But at best they give you the look […]

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Five New Helmets

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Uvex JIMM + OCTO helmet Ten flexible and padded tabs bend around your cranium, automatically adjusting the Jimm to fit perfectly. A Ski Canada tester with an odd-shaped head claims it’s […]

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Hard-headed Nova Scotians

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Reading Time: 3 minutes by Iain MacMillan from Spring 2012 issue   Well, we all knew it was going to happen sooner or later; we just didn’t expect Nova Scotia to lead the charge into our new, […]

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Remember when?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes   From infrastructure and ownership to the way ski areas look, feel and smell, a lot has changed in the four decades since Ski Canada first landed on coffee tables […]

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Helmets: Free choice or social obligation?

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Reading Time: 6 minutes A ski helmet first went onto my head way back in 2000, when helmets were just this side of exotica. So why does the hectoring of helmet zealots for mandatory […]

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