When you are a first time skier, there are some things that you have to prepare for so that your first time goes by smoothly. You have to bring some warm clothes of course and perhaps some sunscreen but make sure that you do not forget to bring your skis. Now choosing beginner skis may be a bit intimidating and a whole lot confusing for non-experts skiers. It may be best for you to do some research beforehand so that you can make smarter buying choices. When you are in the shop, you can choose from among 5 basic types of skis.