Welcome to Glisshop buyer's guides
Tips about skiing
Which skis do you need?
Understand the difference between a piste-, an all-mountain, a freestyle, a freeride or a touring ski and how they all work.
What length for your skis?
Martin explains how to choose the right size for your piste skis or your all-mountain skis.
What length for freeride skis?
How to choose the right length for a powder-specific freeride stick?
What length for freestyle skis?
Make sure you pick the correct length for your freestyle all-mountain ski, your park ski or your jib-specific ski
How to choose the right length for your kids skis?
Make sure your child has skis that match his skills, style and needs. This makes progression faster!
How to buckle up your ski boots?
Martin explains you how to put on your ski boots and tune them to ensure optimal comfort.
Wondering how ski cambers and rockers work?
Then read our guide and understand how these two work and affect the behaviour of your skis.
Find out your boot size
using MondoPoint standard and make sure you get the right size and width from the first shot.
How to choose a ski helmet?
Learn about the constructions and features available and find out which helmet is suited for your needs.
How to choose the right length for your ski poles?
Here is a quick guide to help you pick the right ski poles and the right size for them.
Tips about ski touring
What length for a touring ski?
Discover the different ways of touring and the respective lengths for your skis.
How to choose climbing skins?
Martin is telling you everything about the different touring skins available on the market.
What is the best touring binding?
Understand how to choose your touring ski bindings and find the ones suited for you and your skills.
How to trim your touring skins?
Follow the tips and learn how to trim skins and make sure they fit your skis.
Need a snowboard tip?
How to pick a snowboard?
Find out what board you need depending on your style and skills.
What camber for your snowboard?
Understand cambers and how they work on a snowboard.
What shape for your snowboard?
Have a read and find out the use of every shape of a snowboard.
How to pick a splitboard?
We are giving you all the clues for choosing the right splitboard and enjoy the mountain next season.
How to choose snowboard boots?
Learn how to try on a boot properly and get the tips for picking the right size.
Need a tip about nordic skiing?
Into classic cross-country skiing?
Then here's a guide that's going to help you progress your technique quickly!
How to choose the right skis for classic skiing?
This guide explains everything you need to know for making the right pick.
How to choose skating skis?
With Simon Fourcade Nordic by Glisshop, find the right skating skis now!
What norms apply on nordic bindings?
Discover what norms and standards apply for each style.
How to use glide wax?
Learn the technique and make sure you get a proper waxing every time!
Which glide wax for your skis?
Become an expert and pick the right glide wax for every session!
How to grip ax your skis?
Listen to our tips and make sure your skis grip when they need to!
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The 6 best all-mountain skis in 2020
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Check them out and make sure you get seen with one of those on your head!
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