The 15 Safest Ways To Ski - Top Journey Mag

The 15 Safest Ways To Ski

Skiing can be a really fun holiday activity. It bonds you as a group. It feels fantastic, shooting down the mountainside. The only problem is, it can also be very dangerous. In the UK alone, 19% of skiers surveyed were found to have sustained an injury while skiing. That’s a lot of accidents happening on the slopes. Let’s see if our 15 tips can help you to only have a good time during your holiday, to ski safely and avoid the emergency room…

Check if you are fit to ski

Two skiers.
Two skiers. Source: thoughtco.com

Before you go anywhere near booking that holiday, check yourself. If you have any long-term health conditions that may lead to injury, maybe skiing is not the sport for you. Something you thought as inconsequential as a dodgy knee can turn into a disaster while facing a steep incline.