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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


Mountain Fuel: Goji Berry Bowl

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Monday, September 12, 2016

Ready to shred?  You'll need a killer breakfast. Try this one. It's quick, easy, and super healthy. Smoothie Base:In a blender, combine the following: 1 Cup vanilla almond milk (or soy milk or regular milk or whatever you decide is delicious)1.5 Cups frozen berries - strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or a blend of all of them1 scoop of your favorite vanilla... Read Article »

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Categories: Mountain Fuel: Recipe Ideas

Tagged:ski, snowboard, breakfast


Grillin' And Chillin' Photo Contest

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Friday, September 9, 2016

It's Friday! It's football season! It's perfect grilling weather! In honor of all that, we want to announce our #GrillinAndChillin photo contest! One lucky winner will receive a Weber Smokey Joe 14" charcoal grill + grilling utensils. To enter:Visit our facebook page, find the #GrillinAndChillin post and leave a photo in a comment below itOR Upload a photo to instagram, tag @buckmans... Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged:#GrillinAndChillin


Mountain Fuel: Pineapple - Mango - Peach Green Smoothie

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Tuesday, August 30, 2016


In a blender, combine the following:1 C pineapple juice
1 C frozen mango
1 C frozen peaches
1 frozen banana
1.5 C fresh spinach
1 C milk (or almond milk or soy milk, etc)
1 scoop of your favorite protein powder
Garnish the top with a few sliced strawberries and enjoy!Photo credit: instagram.com/girlinthemidwest  Read Article »

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017  |  Mountain Fuel: Recipe Ideas


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