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Six Incredible Places to Ski This Winter

Planning your winter vacation? From Arctic Canada all the way to Japan, here’s Bloomberg’s list of top skiing destinations this winter. Don’t forget to visit us for boot fitting services before you go!

Don’t rent equipment on the mountain. Rent your ski gear right in the city and arrive at the ski resort ready to go! Visit The Destination Slope and Surf Outfitters today. We’re conveniently located on Marine Drive, come by for your ski equipment Vancouver needs

Do the foot beds in your current boots make your feet hurt? Come by The Destination to have a custom-built footbed made to support and align your feet in optimal positions within your boots! Visit our website for a list of our ski services in Vancouver.

Tip: Water “resistant” ski jackets (sometimes labeled ‘snowproof’) are designed so that water or rain rolls off its surface. While they can offer enough protection in light conditions, it’s not enough for heavy snow or rain. We only carry ‘waterproof’ jackets in-store so you don’t have to worry that you’ll be left damp or cold while you’re on the mountain!

Did you know that by adding skiing to your winter activities, you can contribute to the country’s economy? This article says skiing alone is responsible for $800 million worth of economic boost to our economy.

Tip: Do you get black toenails after skiing? The heel may be need some lifting with some foam padding to pull your toes back from the front of the boot. Our professional boot fitters can also pound out trouble spots and make a custom footbed for you.

As Canadians, we’re blessed to have some of the world’s best skiing and snowboarding destinations in our own backyard! Check out these five awesome ski resorts catering to families, complete with kids' clubs and off-mountain attractions:

Tip: Did you know that most ski boot liners are replaceable? Ask us about Intuition Liners when you come to our Vancouver ski shop. We can help you refresh the fit of your old boots with a new pair of liners.

Here’s a great idea if you don’t want to buy a ski without trying it on the slopes first: Rent from our demo fleet. From complete ski and board sets down to gloves, you can rent whatever you need and take it for a test drive (how cool is THAT?)

If you’re not sure what size skis you need the general rule of thumb is that you’ll want a height that is somewhere between your chin and the top of your head. More advanced skiers might select a height that is higher than the top of their head for stability while skiing fast and aggressively. If you’re not quite sure what height you need our staff members can help you decide! Stop by The Destination today, we’re located at 1550 Marine Drive in North…