skiing safety tips

Safety Tips While Skiing

Posted by Matt Gahman on Monday, November 4, 2019

Skiing is like any sport — there’s always a risk of injury. Skiing involves flying down the side of a mountain at top speed and even going over jumps, all with long rails strapped to your feet. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that sometimes things won’t go your way, and injuries will strike. It’s unfortunate, but it’s the nature of any sport. With the thrill and excitement of the experience comes ...

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Where to Buy Ski and Snowboard Gear Near Me

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

There’s nothing that quite compares to the fun of skiing and snowboarding, but the sport comes with the need for the proper equipment. If you don't have your own gear, you may have found yourself Googling "snow gear near me." After all, if you don’t have the correct helmet, bindings, boots, and goggles, you’re putting yourself at risk for injury. Even basic cold-weather gear such as coats, warm ...

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How to Teach Your Kid to Ski

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

If skiing is a major part of your life, you’ve probably spent years dreaming of the day when you could finally take your kids out for their first skiing lesson. It’s exciting to pass on something you’re so passionate about, and under ideal circumstances, it can grow to be an activity you all share as a family. Of course, kids are always unpredictable. We all imagine our kids are going to be ...

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Guide to Waxing Your Skis and Snowboards

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Are you an avid skier or snowboarder? If so, you’re probably always looking for that next new piece of equipment, and anticipating your next opportunity to hit the slopes. But did you know the things you do between your skiing adventures are equally as essential to your success as the things you do up on the mountain? While it might not be quite as exciting as the act of flying down a snowy ...

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How to Buy Ski/Snowboard Goggles

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Planning on hitting the slopes this winter with your favorite snowboard or pair of skis? If so, there’s a lot of equipment you’ll want to be sure to have. You’ll want warm winter gear, such as coats, socks, gloves, hats and under-layers. You’ll want a helmet and sturdy boots. One of the essential items you’ll need, however, is a reliable pair of goggles. Whether you’re a passionate skier who ...

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment  |  Top Winter Brands  |  Ski & Snowboard Apparel

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what to pack for your first ski trip

What to Pack for Your First Ski Trip

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Your first ski or snowboarding trip is an exciting time. You will experience a sport loved by people across the globe, and gain a past-time that you can enjoy for years to come. But as you prepare for your first ski trip, you may find yourself wondering what equipment you need for skiing and what you should wear on the slopes. If do you forget something essential, you may face hefty prices at the ...

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Repurpose your old skis and snowboards

Ideas For Repurposing Old Skis and Snowboards

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Do you have old gear laying around your house? Or, have you ever seen retro skis or snowboards at flea markets or yard sales and thought to yourself, what could I do with that? Look no further! As a company that places a strong emphasis on going green, recycling, and up-cycling, we have compiled a collection of ideas for repurposing old skis, snowboards, and sleds. We hope they will inspire you ...

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Jeff Buckman

45 Years of Expertise: Q & A with Jeff Buckman

Posted by Matt Gahman on Monday, October 3, 2016

Then & Now - Jeff Buckman   As we head into our 45th season, we took a minute to ask some of our long-time employees about their time here. With a legacy as a family business owner and a local ski industry expert, pour a cup of coffee and read about what Jeff Buckman, owner of Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop, had to say. Q: What are your best memories from the early years of the ski ...

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How Should I Store Skis and Snowboards for the Summer?

Posted by Matt Gahman on Thursday, May 5, 2016

Spring is here which means summer is not far behind. For most of the population it's time to fill the pool up, lather on the SPF, and get ready for some sun. But for the snow addicts out there, this time of year is considered the worst when the mountains are closed but the thought of shredding has never left.  You still have that feel of your boots still on your feet attached to your skis or ...

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What Do I Need to Know When I Take My Kids Skiing?

Posted by Matt Gahman on Friday, March 4, 2016

Wondering if the time is now to get those little one’s out and on the slopes? Skiing as a family can be a very enjoyable time and can create lifelong memories. Making sure that your little ones are properly prepared will make all the difference between a great day or a miserable day on the slopes.  Keep them warm and dry All parents know that a cold kid is an unhappy ...

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