Ski Pole Wrist Straps Need To Go!To those of you starting out in backcountry skiing, here is a video from Backcountry Skiing Canada that explains the risks of ski pole wrist straps. Though they can help on the ascent and keep you from dropping them, the negatives of ski pole wrist straps outweigh the positives. Take a look,
Bonus tip: With adjustable poles, try shortening them next time you start skiing downhill. Many of us ski with poles that are too long and get in the way. It's easy to experiment with different lengths to help you get the most out of your skiing.