- Nov 26, 2015
From the car to the lift (easy steps!)
As a child, I used to dread the walk from the parking lot to the ski lift. Walking in ski boots was never a lot of fun. As a parent, it is even less fun - because you are usually carrying excess (kids) equipment. The sled is a good tool for toting really young kids and their gear, but it isn't the easiest thing to store if you are actually going to ski for the whole day. We have found that the Lil' Ripper Gripper works pretty well as a towing system to transpost the kiddos an
- Nov 18, 2015
Put 'em in a Box
Wanna get your lil' ripper ready to ski or board this season? Get them used to the feeling of sliding by having them stand in a box and hold the sides while you slide them around the house. They will LOVE it, and will develop great balance! For a lil' skier, have them face forwards For a lil' rider, have them turn slightly sideways (might help you determine which way they are more comfortable…regular or goofy) See you on the hills!
- Nov 15, 2015
Happy Feet = Happy Kids!
Kids grow up fast...and their feet can change sizes even faster. Simple answer - buy boots that adjust with with your lil' skier's growing feet. Roces makes a great little adjustable boot (my daughter has been on the same pair for 3 seasons). They are available through numerous retailers and websites...definitely worth checking out. http://www.roces-snow.com