How to buy kids’ ski gear inexpensively in Northern Michigan—our marketing director shares her savvy secrets for saving big this winter on the slopes of Traverse CityBellaireGlen ArborHarbor Springs and more.

So how do you buy kids’ ski gear? Ebay? Ski Swap? No matter where you make the payment, one thing’s for sure: You’re buying the stuff A LOT. Our own Rachel North has gathered a few nuggets of knowledge in her years of buying and graciously shares her map to ski gear success in her recent blog post.

“I’ve been procuring kids’ ski equipment for six years on a limited budget and I’ve learned there are lots of right answers. Here are the tips, tricks and traps I’ve discovered, and I hope friends will share more thoughts in the comments.”

Read Rachel’s tips, tricks and traps in her blog on MyNorth Community.