Maintenance of Skis
Maintaining skis will help you to perform at your peak.
- Wax skis every couple of weekends during ski season, as needed.
- Have a professional ski
technician tune your skis, as needed.
- Switch skis from left to
right to distribute wear evenly, unless skis are specifically designed
for each foot.
- Apply liquid wax, paste
wax or cake wax to the bottom of your skis. This will coat them as you
- Check skis if they feel
unstable, the edges don't work on hard snow, or if skis hook, catch or
- Seal bases of skis with
storage wax at the end of every season, to keep them from oxidizing and
rusting. Scrape wax off before
skiing the following winter.
Skiing is an inherently dangerous activity that can result in serious injury.
We recommend that you seek proper training and equipment before attempting this