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Buckman's Ski Shops began in 1971 with our first ski shop opening in Perkiomenville, PA. Known for great customer service and quality products, we quickly became one of the area's leading ski shops.

Buckman's History!

Buckman's has 40 years of experience with more than 300 employees in our six retail stores across suburban Philadelphia, carrying the largest inventory of ski/snowboard merchandise and rental equipment in the state of PA. Our state-of-the-art workshop is the finest on the east coast, covering 3200 sq. ft with over $450,000 worth of tuning equipment.

Buckman's History!

We are proud to be known as one of the first ski shops in the nation to begin carrying snowboarding gear and apparel. Today, Buckman's Boardroom is Pennsylvania's premiere retail outlet for snowboarding equipment.

Buckmans.com is continuously growing and is currently the web's largest ski and snowboard specific shop.

Buckman's History!

Experience our experience! Visit us at any of our six retail locations or shop online today and see why Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop is the premiere ski and snowboard shop!


Buckmans is family owned and operated by Jeff, Nancy and Brad Buckman.

The History of Buckman's

1971 - Buckman's Ski Shops opens its first ski shop in Perkiomenville, PA.


1971 - Our workshop begins with only 110 sq. ft. of space.


1983 - Buckman's workshop adds its first stone grinder.


1987 - Buckman's Skis Shops embraces what was thought to be the 'passing fad' of snowboarding.


1988 - The King of Prussia store opens.


1990 - The Doylestown store opens.


1991 - The Byrn Mawr store opens.


1993 - The Lansdale store opens.


1994 - New KOP location opens.


1995 - The West Lawn store opens.


1995 - Buckman's carries the first generation of shaped skis.


1997 - The original store closes, leaving our corporate offices in Perkiomenville.


1998 - The Lansdale store moves to its current location in Montgomeryville.


1998 - Buckman's expands again! This time to the World Wide Web and begins selling products online.


2003 - Buckman's Inc. moves its corporate offices and workshop to its present location in Pottstown, PA.


2004 - Buckman's Ski Shop wins a Gold Medal Award from Ski Magazine.


2005 - The Bryn Mawr location moves to a newly renovated store in Ardmore.


2005 - Buckman's Ski Shop wins a Gold Medal Award from Ski Magazine.


2007.08 - Buckman's Ski Shop is awarded the SIA SnowSports Retailer of the Year award for the Mid-Atlantic region


2008.09 - For the second year in row, Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop is awarded the SIA SnowSports Retailer of the Year (Mid-Atlantic region)


2009 - The West Lawn location moves to its new home in Reading


2009.10 - Buckman's Ski Shop wins a Gold Medal Award from Ski Magazine.


2010.11 - Buckman's Ski Shop is awarded the SIA SnowSports Retailer of the Year award for the Mid-Atlantic region as well as Skiing Business' Most Creative and Best In-Shop Merchandising: Accessories Awards


2011 - The former Nestors in Whitehall, Pa is purchased, adding a sixth store in PA. Buckman's Boardroom opens across from our ski shop in Montgomeryville.


2011.12 - Buckmans is awarded the TransWorld Business 2011 Mid Atlantic Retailer of the Year and the SIA SnowSports Retailer of the Year award for the Mid-Atlantic region


2012.13 - Buckmans is awarded the TransWorld Business 2012 Mid Atlantic Retailer of the Year


2013.14 - Buckman's Ski Shop is awarded the SIA SnowSports Retailer of the Year award for the Mid-Atlantic region for the 5th time in 7 years

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  • 2/10/2015 - How to Pack for a Trip How to Pack for a Trip: What not to Forget! Check out our complete ski trip pre-trip checklist» Going on a trip this season? We've got you covered! From baselayer to outerwear, Buckmans Ski and Snowboard Shops have what you need to stay warm this winter. The key to staying warm is layering - this helps you be prepared for the varying conditions you will Face. We also suggest you use our pre-trip checklist so you don't forget the little stuff like sun screen and neck-ups. In this episode of ...
  • 1/16/2015 - how to give your gear a quick tune-up when you are at the mountain How to tune your skis / snowboard when you are at the mountain In this episode of the Chabot Show, Brad Buckman and Chabot discuss the products needed and the steps to take to easily give your gear a quick tune-up when you're at the mountain. Have you ever noticed that you aren’t turning as smoothly or your edges are getting caught after several runs? Ice, snow and debris take their toll on your ski and snowboard bases - these simple steps will help improve performance in between tune-ups. ...
  • 12/24/2014 - Key Snowboarding Exercises Lower-Body Exercise Is Key to Riding Down the Slopes(excerpt from wsj.com by Jen Murphy)While cruising down the mountain on a snowboard can look effortless it actually requires a lot of lower body strength. “Snowboarding is a great workout,” says Luke Sheppard, the manager of the Burton Snowboard Academy at Northstar, Calif. “Riders really use their leg muscles, and will primarily feel the effort in their quad muscles and the calf muscles and glutes.”He says doing squats is a great way to ...
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  • 12/10/2014 - Buckmans Offers Custom Smartwool Gift Boxes Custom Smartwool Gift Boxes are now available at Buckmans.com! Each well-appointed box is beautifully packed with different options including Smartwool socks, baselayer, vests and scarves - all hand-picked by our buyers. Multiple size and style options are available. Hurry, these will not last long!  SHOP MENSSHOP WOMENS Other Holiday Gift Ideas(Sorry, no product substitutions or changes are available for our gift boxes.)Buckmans.com is family owned and operated by Jeff, Nancy and Brad ...
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