Fischer Ski Guide

Tips and technique for mogul skiing

Alpine

Tips and technique for mogul skiing

Mogul fields can be found at almost every ski area. They are specially prepared slopes of low, semi-regular snow mounds with clearly defined, rounded troughs surrounding them. You’ll see experts refining their technique, freestyle skiers and boarders launching off the tops, and beginners slowly working their way through this unique challenge. Mogul skiing has been a Winter Olympics sport since 1994, with an individual freestyle element judged on speed, technique, and aerial moves; there is also a head-to-race.

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Be prepared with ski crampons

Alpine

Be prepared with ski crampons

What crampons are to mountain climbers, ski crampons are to ski tourers. They can save your tour, and literally save your life. On really or icy snow, even the best climbing skins aren’t enough to prevent you from slipping. The danger is especially high when traversing a hard surface. A sideways skid is the hardest to avoid and recover from. Ski crampons are a surprisingly simple, effective, even lightweight solution to this problem.

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Determining your glove size

Alpine

Determining your glove size

A glove is a glove, as long as it's warm? Not at all, if your gloves do not fit correctly, your hands will not get warm or stay warm. To keep your hands comfortable, please follow the fitting instructions on the men's women's and children's gloves charts. 

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Learning to ski

Alpine

Learning to ski

Skiing is wintertime fun with a high-speed rush. That is, of course, if you’ve learned to ski properly. No worries, even as an adult you can still learn advanced skills like carving smooth turns and moving like a pro out on the slope. We’ll accompany you the whole way on your first day and share some tips and tricks in this crash course…well, you know what we mean.

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