Skiing with a GoPro Camera

GoPro, the leading small action sports camera, has released the world's top performing high definition wearable camera. GoPro cameras are designed to help you seamlessly record and share your most extreme experiences. Whether you are kayaking, surfing, mountain biking, skiing, or even flying an airplane, you can capture it on a Hero4. Skiing with a GoPro Camera. There are many mounting options when it comes to GoPro cameras, such as helmet mounts, Chest harness or just using an handheld gimbal.

If you're looking to create amazing videos while skiing you should consider the EVO GP-PRO 3-axis Handheld GoPro Gimbal or the Feiyu Tech WG2 wearable Gimbal if you're looking to mount it on your helmet. These are my 2 favourite gimbals.

The best part is that these cameras are compact, deliver outstanding image quality, and are aimed with a consumer budget in mind. As GoPro technology continually improves, you may be asking yourself which of the two models of GoPro camera's you should get.

Skiing with a GoPro Camera

GoPro While Skiing

The most important factors to consider depends on what activity you will be performing and your budget. While each user can decide how the camera can be put to use, the most common applications of the GoPro camera are:

• Extreme sports and other adventure activities: The user can record exactly what he or she is up to without going through the trouble of lugging a camera around. These cameras are often used by skiers, snowboarders and mountain bikers.

• Sports training: Athletes training for cycling, surfing or winter sports can record valuable data about their performance in order to iron out mistakes and improve performance

• Wildlife filming: Trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts can easily make recordings of the beautiful surroundings they are moving through.

• Victims of traffic accidents: Many bicyclists wear these helmet cameras in order to have recordings handy in case they are harassed by drivers of large vehicles. These recordings can then be used for insurance or law enforcement purposes.

Skiing with a GoPro Camera

Best GoPro Hero4 Camera

The recordings have immense entertainment value because they are generally uploaded to social media in order to entertain friends and family members. Many bloggers also use these videos in order to provide exciting content to their readers. The vantage view point from which the recordings are made ensure that they are far more interesting than regular recordings. The lightness of the camera makes it the preferred choice when the user simply cannot carry a larger camera.

It goes without saying that one should buy the best possible helmet camera in order to take high quality recordings in many different circumstances. If you are planning to buy one of these cameras then it is best to look for one that offers full HD recording. A 1080p camera is generally accepted to offer high quality videos.

It is also a good idea to look for a sleek and light camera that comes with a variety of mounting options so that it is extremely easy to use. A weather resistant case will be an added advantage since the camera will almost always be subjected to rough use. Finally, be sure to check that the camera has sufficient battery life.

Skiing with a GoPro Camera


GoPro's most technologically advance camera yet is the new Hero4. If you are looking for the best of the best in high definition action sports cameras then the Hero4 is for you. In this updated model, GoPro used precision engineering to redesign the lens of the camera. Now capturing  1080p or even 4K30 video.

This increases the amount of footage you can shoot in the frame. It has twice the power as the previous version. New photo features and user interface make this the leader in wearable HD cameras. You can use your dslr camera with these stabilizers.

The main features to get most excited about in this model include the camera's new 11 megapixel camera sensor, 10 photo per second photo burst mode, time-lapse setting, simplified user interface, and live video streaming. The GoPro Hero4 the easiest camera to use because of the new digital interface. It sets the bar high for high-definition wearable cameras.

Skiing with a GoPro Camera

The original GoPro Hero4 camera also captures 1080p footage but is priced with the consumer budget in mind. Main differences between the two cameras to be aware of is that GoPro Hero4 Silver or Hero4 Black cameras is the ability to shoot in 4K resolution.

Despite these differences, this camera is what made GoPro the successful company it is today because it does an excellent job at capturing high quality high definition footage. If your ultimate goal is to capture HD footage on a budget, then you should definitely consider the original GoPro camera as a viable alternative.

Skiing with a GoPro Camera

Hero4 Models

GoPro cameras have different models with different technical specifications. People choose these models according to their needs and requirements. GoPro categorised their models according to memory size, mega pixel technology, material of manufacturing, style, and other editing features.

Hero4 Silver, Hero4 Black and Hero4 Session are most selling models of in GoPro camera series. Hero4 Silver is offered to those who want some basic features of a camera. Its price is not more than 200$. The Hero5 Black is more advanced then the Hero4 Silver and is the most selling model of the company. Hero4 cameras are robust and preferable to those who are professionally attached in the field of photography or film making.

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, the first-generation of GoPro Hero camera's are still capable of delivering outstanding high definition footage that competing point of view cameras have not been able to match. If you are on a budget and your main goal is to capture 1080p video footage then the GoPro Hero4 Silver or Hero4 Session are for you.

However, if you demand the highest 4K30 quality then the new Hero4 Black will best suit yours needs. It offers new capabilities with its live streaming and photo burst mode to take stills of your action sports adventures. It also delivers higher quality footage in low-light situations but at a higher price.

Both of these cameras are of the highest quality and are aimed at a consumer price. This is great because if you ever wanted to share you life's most exciting moments now you can!

Life can be more joyful and memorable when you capture your happy moments in GoPro Camera.

(Last Updated On: April 29, 2021)
Stewart Taylor

My name is Stewart Taylor, I'm the founder of GOPRO GIMBAL, a place where I review GoPro Gimbals and Accessories. If you have a topic that you would like me to explore, let me know and I will do my best to provide the information. I welcome your feedback and suggestions.