Buying vs. Renting Ski and Snowboard Equipment

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Friday, April 16, 2021

Whether you're a hobbyist or a dedicated winter sports fan, you've probably weighed the pros and cons of equipment rental and ownership. Ultimately, your decision will rest on several factors, including the piece of equipment in question. Some of your gear is a great investment opportunity, while renting may be the better option for other items. Discover if you should buy or rent skis, a ...

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Should I Learn to Ski or Snowboard?

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, January 25, 2021

A recent study shows skiers and snowboarders make up more than 3% of the United States population — the highest number of active participants since 2014. Winter sports are a thrilling, exciting way to stay active, challenge yourself and meet new people, all while enjoying the great outdoors. Two of the most popular snowsports for ...

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Things to Do — Winter in the Northeast

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Wintertime is quickly approaching in the Northeastern United States. The air is turning cold, leaves are falling and you've pulled your sweaters to the front of your closet. For many people, winter is the time to hunker down in their homes, sipping hot chocolate and waiting for warm spring breezes to blow through. At Buckman's, winter in the Northeast is our absolute favorite season. The last ...

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Ski and Snowboard Helmet Buyer's Guide

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, October 12, 2020

Everyone knows the safety benefits of wearing a helmet while tearing up the slopes, but what makes a good ski helmet? Lots of details go into choosing a ski helmet, and knowing how to buy a ski helmet involves more than just finding one in your favorite color. This ski helmet buyer guide will cover everything from how to size a snowboard helmet and how tight a snowboard helmet should be to how ...

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Exercises To Get in Shape for Ski Season

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Friday, September 25, 2020

For many of us, snow skiing is one of the main reasons to look forward to winter. But did you know you can be perfecting your ski skills even when there's no snow on the ground? Since skiing involves everything from cardio endurance to multiple muscle groups and core strength, doing ski strengthening exercises during the off-season can help keep you injury-free and having fun once the season ...

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