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Caring for Your Equipment Through the Summer Months

If you’ve purchased skis, you understand: this equipment isn’t cheap. Ski equipment is an investment, and most athletes use their gear for years—even decades. The long-term nature of this purchase points up the importance of proper off-season storage. If you own skis or a snowboard, you should do more to protect them than simply throwing […]

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Starting a Workout Routine in the Off-Season

Though recreational skiers rarely acknowledge it, skiing is an incredibly strenuous sport. Athletes need endurance, strength, and agility to ski even the easiest of slopes. Accidents are common, but not all injuries occur during falls—bad knees, back injuries, and foot injuries are common among recreational skiers. The best way to combat your seasonal ski injury […]

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Finding Off-Season Jobs to Fund Your Ski Habit

With seasonal activities come seasonal jobs, and the Maryland job market is no exception to this rule. Though the state has just one ski resort, thousands of Maryland residents sign up to be ski instructors, chairlift operators, or touring guides every year. Though they may not stay in Maryland, instead opting to live seasonally in […]

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Top Nearby Ski Resorts

Ours is a small state, and South Maryland is, well, pretty much Central Maryland. As a result, several of our favorite, local mountains are not within the state’s boarders. You’ve likely seen our feature on Wisp, Maryland’s snow-loving pride and joy, and this is a companion guide. Here, you will find our top local ski […]

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Wisp: Maryland’s Ski Resort

Western Maryland’s Garrett County houses Maryland’s only operating ski resort: Wisp. Just a few hour’s drive from southern Maryland, the resort has a relatively long season, offering both Thanksgiving weekend skiing and spring snow fun. In fact, Wisp is one of the latest-running ski resorts in the region, making it a destination spot for those […]

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Welcome to the South Maryland Ski Club!

Nearly every Maryland resident has experienced winter sports. For some, it can be as simple as an easy ride down a sledding hill. For others, it might be a yearly trip to the Colorado Rocky Mountains for some adrenaline-boosting snowboarding. Though many Maryland residents enjoy skiing and snowboarding, the state itself lacks necessary resources. We […]

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