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Buckman’s Season Events Kick-Off at Jack Frost Big Boulder

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Monday, December 19, 2016

Our first Customer Appreciation Day of the season was last Friday at Jack Frost Big Boulder. While we typically set up on-snow, we set up in the lodge due to a high of 19 degrees and a wind chill that made it feel like about 5 degrees. In the midst of college final exams and Christmas shopping, the cold didn’t stop our awesome customers from heading out and grabbing some free swag! We... Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:ski, snowboard


Buckmans 2016 Food Drive

Posted by Matt Gahman on Thursday, December 15, 2016

This Christmas season several of our employees got together to start a food drive. Many of our friends, family, and customers used this opportunity to give back to the community with donations that were then given to Meals On Wheels! Thank you to all who contributed and helped to spread Christmas cheer! Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:ski, snowboard, Food Drive


Buckmans 2016 Coat Drive

Posted by Matt Gahman on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

For several years now we have been collecting gently used coats to help the needy in our area. We then donate all these items to local charities.We want to give a big THANK YOU to all our customers and employees who donated winter jackets, hats and gloves this year! This ski season we collected hundreds of items that will be given to help those in need.We also want to thank our sponsors to who... Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:ski, snowboard, Oakley, Marmot, Nils, Helly Hansen, Coat Drive


45 Years of Expertise: Q & A with Jeff Buckman

Posted by Lyssa Scott 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... Read Article »

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Categories: Buckman's Family  |  Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:ski, snowboard


The Buckman's Green Initiative! Did You Know? (Part Three)

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Thursday, September 29, 2016



Maybe you didn’t know that when you’re supporting our business, you’re also supporting our green initiative. From our solar project to our recycling program, the Buckmans.com Green Initiative is leading the way in the use of sustainable, renewable energy.There are three main ways we have been going green:1) With Solar Energy -  The roof at our corporate... Read Article »

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Categories: Sustainability

Tagged:going green


Buckman's is an Award-Winning Ski & Snowboard Shop... Literally. Did You Know? (Part Two)

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Did you know we have been awarded 9 times in recent years for our customer service? We are so grateful to be able to serve you in our local snow sports community! We’re re-opening for our 45th season this Saturday, and we couldn’t be more excited! (All shops open @ 10 AM on Saturday, October 1, 2016.)
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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:ski, snowboard


It's Our 45th Season! Did You Know...? (Part One)

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

This is our 45th season! Our first shop opened in Perkiomenville, PA in 1971. What started as only 110 sq. ft. of workshop space and a small ski shop has turned into six stores across southeastern Pennsylvania. Our workshop is now state-of-the-art and one of the biggest in the East. Shop small. Support local. Support family business.  Our stores open for the season in just five days! Come... Read Article »

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Categories: Buckman's Family  |  Winter 2016-2017


Still A Few Employees Needed for Winter 2016-2017

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Thursday, September 22, 2016

Looking for a great place to work this fall and winter? A few Buckman's locations are still hiring!+ Doylestown: Looking for part-time ski sales (evenings)
+ Montgomeryville: Looking for part-time cashiers (evenings)
+ King of Prussia: Looking for snowboard sales (days and evenings)
+ Reading: Looking for part-time snowboard sales
+ Whitehall: Looking for ski and snowboard... Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:ski, snowboard


It Ain't Just For Naps: 8 Ways to Maximize Your Hammock Use

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Maybe, like me, you’ve been wanting a hammock. But you’re questioning if you’ll use it enough, or if it’ll just sit around most of the time. I have the Grand Trunk OneMade Double Trunktech™ Hammock with yellow hammock straps, but all of theirs are great. The straps have loops to allow for different lengths providing more flexibility with tree placement.... Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:camping, hiking


Mountain Fuel: 11 Mountain Snacks

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Monday, September 19, 2016

With just eleven days until our stores open for the Winter 2016-2017 season, I decided to put together a list of 11 Mountain Snacks I love. They are great for on-the-go days, or heading out to hike, bike, ski, or snowboard. 1. Fruit Roll-Ups. Because, common, who doesn't love those? Fruit by the foot and other fruit snacks are good too, but these are a favorite! 2. Dried fruit.... Read Article »

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Categories: Mountain Fuel: Recipe Ideas


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