“This tutorial is a great refresher as we can pick up some bad habits over the years or be so excited to hit the slopes we may not be buckling up in a way that keeps us comfortable and in the right part of the boot!”

Big thanks to the good folks at The Destination Slope and Surf Outfitters aka Vancouver’s favourite custom bootfitters, for this concise video tutorial on the proper technique for putting on ski boots.  Happy feet equal longer days on the mountain:

“The simplest thing you can do is put on your ski boots correctly and correctly put the heel into the back of the boot where the noticeable effect is your toes don’t touch the front anymore. Which buckles are the most important? Why do we forward flex in the boot before tightening? Is it okay to have certain buckles looser at certain times?