The birds chirping in the trees, the sound of snow crunching under your skis, the crisp serenity of the backcountry, there is nothing like Cross Country skiing. If you’re brand-new to Nordic skiing and looking for some info, or already an avid downhill skier looking to switch gears, our team of Cross Country, or XC, experts has put together a list of benefits of coming down the mountain and hitting the trails this winter.
Wintersteiger precision for a finely tuned experience We here at Alpin Haus are passionate about skiing and boarding, and we put that passion into everything we do. In 2019 we upped our tuning game by purchasing the Mercury, a new high-end automated tuning machine from the market leading Austrian company, Wintersteiger to ensure that our […]
Boot Fitting Finding the proper boot is the most important part of the skiing package, as anyone who has skied in an uncomfortable boot will tell you. The ideal ski boot should be snug; when you’re standing up your toes should be barely brushing up against the front of the boot. As you get into […]
What Type of Skier Are You? When picking the ski that works best for you, there are a few unique aspects to consider – but one of the most important is your skill level. Picking a ski that compliments your skill level will dramatically improve your stability and control on the mountain. Your skill level […]
Cross-Country Skis & Snowshoes Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are great ways to get outdoors, stay in shape, and enjoy the beautiful, snowy Northeast winters. If you’re new these outdoor activities, we’ve put together this quick-read resource to get you up to speed and outdoors enjoying the weather in (s)now time!
6 Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub Have you been thinking about a backyard upgrade and eyeing that new hot tub? While, at first glance, purchasing a new spa can feel like a splurge to bring some fun to your home, there are some actual, practical perks to owning one. This week we’re taking a […]
The Three ‘Cs’ of Owning a Fire Pit: Comfort, Cooking, and Conversation Is there anything more relaxing or inspiring for great conversation than the crackle and warmth of a good campfire? If you answered like we did, with a firm “no,” then it may be time for you to add a fire pit or table […]
PB S’mores Recipe The weekend is almost here. Are you ready to try a Peanut Butter S’more? Also known as, the ‘PB S’mores’ S’more. While we prepare to get ready to hit the campground, we don’t want to miss out on packing our favorite campfire dessert ingredients. S’mores give us a very sweet reminder of […]
How Rain Affects Your Pool It’s summertime in Upstate New York and that means that we can expect more than our fair share of sunshine (great!) and rain (not so great). And while this may not be your first rain season rodeo, you may never have considered how a thunderstorm, or long period of heavy […]