Buying Skis and Poles
- What types of skis do I need?
You will need both classical and skate skis — at least one pair for racing, and one pair for training/warmups.
- How many pairs of skis do I need at a minimum?
At least four pair of skis: warmup/training and race skis for both skate and classical techniques.
- How do I buy race skis?
- What size poles do I need?For skate poles, the length should be 0.9 times your height.For classic poles 0.83 times your height.