Trying to figure out which skis to buy? Want to know how a ski boot will fit before you order? The Start Haus Ski Blog is your source for ski comparisons, reviews, boot fitting information and more. If you're looking for new skis, check out our 2014 Ski Reviews. Sierra Jim has comparisons on Frontside Carvers, Narrow All Mountain Skis, and mid-width All Mountain Skis. Our new Bootfitter's Notes series takes a look at how different boot lines fit different feet. And our Youtube channel has on-the-snow reviews and more.
Wax Call - Updated 12/6/13WAX CALL for ski racing at Alpine Meadows the weekend of Dec. 7: Snow temperatures will be approxamately -15 c at 8 a.m., rising to -10 c by noon - fresh snow with sharp crystals and low humidity. Slalom: Wax should be harder and colder with low or no flourocarbon. Graphite additives will help with static friction. Dominator: Bullet New Snow. Swix: LF6. Holmenkol: Racing Mix Cold. Anti-static: Dominator Cold New Snow or Graphite.
Seasonal NewsWinter is here! 2014 skis, 2014 ski boots, and 2014 ski bindings is in stock at the Start Haus and on this website, so poke around, check out the latest and greatest. Racers in particular should take a look at GS Race skis, as FIS spec has changed, so you'll want to upgrade. Like last year, race skis are going to be in short supply, especially junior race skis, so get them before they're gone. We're also bringing in the largest selection of ski clothing we've ever had, with new brands, styles and different price levels to suit your needs.
At the Start Haus, we're known for our boot fitting and ski service. Saught out by World Cup racers and weekend warriors alike, we offer the best service available. Because our services are in high demand, we strongly recommend calling ahead and making an appointment for boot fitting at (866)582-5781. Don't worry - it's worth it. If you've never worked with one of our bootfitter's, you're in for a treat - the best fitting, highest performance, most comfortable ski boots you've ever worn. And our tuners are ready to give your skis the full treatment - whether you're an elite racer or just out to have fun. So give us a call and swing by and see what we can do for you.