When the word relaxation comes to mind, spending time on the slopes is a great way to get it done.
There’s something oh, so nice about gearing up and getting your skis on and heading out to the beautiful white snow.
Oh, and don’t forget your poles!!
How much do skis weigh?
On average, a pair of skis weigh around 14 to 15 pounds (6 to 7 kg).
What do ski boots weigh?
- Children’s ski boots weigh roughly 8 pounds (3.629 kg).
- Women’s ski boots generally weigh 11 pounds (4.99 kg).
- Men’s ski boots weigh approximately 13 pounds (5.90 kg).
How long should my skis be?
Ultimately, your weight, height, and skill level will all need to be considered to arrive at your ski length.
For example, a person in the range of 100 to 110 pounds (45 to 50 kg) and are 58 to 60 inches (147 to 152 cm) tall will need skis that are 145 cm.
~ Fun Fact ~
Believe it or not, skiing is one of the fastest sports on land that doesn’t involve a motor!
In 2006 a world record was set for speed skiing at 156.2 mph. That’s faster than many high-performance sports cars!