For those dreaming of colder days on the mountain, Arctica has compiled a list of the best summer ski camps to take your ski racing to the next level. Luckily, there’s still time to reserve a camp spot, book a flight, and step into ski boots this summer. Read on for our expert’s take on […]
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What It’s Really Like to Go to Summer Ski Camp
Mount Hood has had one of its snowiest springs in years. Portland, OR has just recorded its wettest spring ever. For the eager skier, that means a well-above-average snowpack at Mount Hood and excellent summer training opportunities a drive or domestic flight away. If you’re thinking about going to summer ski camp for the first […]
Summer Skiing In Europe
Looking to ski in Europe this summer? Here’s our ultimate guide to summer skiing in Europe to help you make the most of your summer holidays.
Why We Love Our Flexshell Fabric (And Think You Should Too!)
Updated: 07/14/20 Flexshell is our proprietary softshell fabric. It is a 3-layer laminated fabric that we specifically designed for skiing and racing use. The outer layer is a stretch nylon with a microfleece backing on the inside that has a waterproof/breathable laminate in between. This fabric is not only super comfortable and versatile but durable […]
The Essential Summer Ski Training Kit
Editors note: Post updated 6/24/20 The high elevation of most summer ski training venues can mean extreme variations in temperatures and weather conditions. Early mornings could be freezing cold and later in the day, it could be sweltering hot. Wind, rain and other extreme weather conditions are all a possibility too. Your best bet for […]
Why You Need an Arctica Packable Windbreaker
The Arctica Packable Windbreaker is the perfect minimalist jacket to wear all summer long. Whether you are hiking, biking or summer ski race training, this versatile pullover offers wind and rain resistance. For on-the-go convenience, it packs in to it’s own pocket so it is easy to keep handy when you need just “a little […]
Arctica at Mt Hood at the Fuxi Racing Govi 1 Stop Shop
This summer you can find Arctica at Mt Hood at the Fuxi Racing Govi 1 Stop Shop. Franz Fuchsberger has moved all operations from Copper Mountain to Mt Hood until Labor Day weekend. His fully stocked race gear shop is all set up in the gas station next to the Mt Hood Brewery. While he doesn’t stock […]
U21, U19 and U16 Summer Ski Camp Reminders
4 reminders to get the most out of summer ski camp Even the most seasoned ski travelers need reminders once in awhile. U21, U19 and U16 ski racers are no different. Here’s 4 reminders for summer ski camp, plus tips on what to do if these reminders didn’t get to you soon enough! 1. Make […]
First time at summer ski camp at Mt Hood
Is your child going to summer ski camp at Mt Hood for the first time? Here’s 7 things to know before they go Don’t be the mom saying, “I wish someone had told me that before summer ski camp”! Here’s 7 key things to make your life easier and your kids first summer ski camp […]
6 Ski Camps To Take Your Ski Racing to the Next Level
Training in the off-season will help any skier improve. Here’s our list of six great summer ski racing camps we think you should consider. Editors note: This blog post was updated June 2, 2020 to include the most up-to-date general information about each of these ski racing camps. Please refer to each camps own website for Coronavirus-related programming updates, as this information could change rapidly.
What’s In Your Ski Race Camp Suitcase?
It’s that special time of year. The temperatures are dropping, school’s in session, pumpkins are being carved. The holidays? Please. It’s time for race camp season! Which means, in generally, that ski season is oh so close. To get you and your little ski racers set up for race camp season, we put together a […]
Arctica Side Zip Pants at Mt Hood
Arctica side zip pants are a huge hit at Mt Hood this summer! Arctica Side Zip Pants are a huge hit at Mt Hood. Check out the bright colors making easy to identify your racer. Arctica Side Zip Pants are the best in the industry because they use waterproof breathable fabrics and zippers, fully taped […]