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Faces behind the Name Part Eight: Jeff Coyle- 20+ year employee!

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Thursday, March 24, 2016

This season we have had a lot of fun sharing with you some of the Faces behind the Buckman’s family name. We hope that you have enjoyed getting to know some of our employees and in our last installment of our series for this season, we wanted you to meet Jeff Coyle.
Jeff has been an avid skier for over 29 years. He has worked for Buckman’s Ski Shops for the... Read Article »

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What do I need to know when taking my kids skiing?

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop 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... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski and snowboard

Tagged:ski, snowboard, Kids skiing


Faces Behind the Name Part Six: Brian Good – Ski Buyer Extraordinaire!

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Monday, February 22, 2016

When you love what you do - it shows day in and day out. At Buckmans.com, we are very lucky to have a staff that lives and breathes
all things skiing and snowboarding. Since our expert staff has made us who we are today, we want to introduce you to another member of our family. Meet Brian Good - our director of operations and lead ski buyer.
Brian Good has been... Read Article »

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Tagged:ski, ski and snowboard equipment


Faces Behind the Name: Part Five- “Joe Palaia: Joe Knows Snowboarding!”

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Friday, February 5, 2016

At Buckmans.com, we live and breathe all things skiing and snowboarding. Our staff are some of the most dedicated and knowledgeable experts around and we could not be more excited about our team members! Today we wanted to take a moment and introduce
you to Joe Palaia, our lead snowboard buyer.  Joe has been in the sport for over 32 years - first as a skier and now... Read Article »

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Tagged:snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment


What is MIPS helmet technology?

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Wednesday, February 3, 2016

As a skier or snowboarder, you have probably heard the term MIPS being used a lot lately when it comes to helmets. No question about it, we here at Buckmans.com always advise wearing a helmet whenever hitting the slopes. Accidents can and do happen on the slopes and wearing a helmet can literally save your life. As technology advances, so does the protection and the gear we... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment

Tagged:Helmets, MIPS


Top 5 Accessories To Take On The Slopes

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Before you hit the slopes this ski season, you’ll want to ensure you’ve got all the necessities. You think you’ve grabbed it all, but it only takes one run down the mountain to make you realize that a truly pleasant hillside experience is all in the little things. Period.

We’ve got the 5 essentials you’ll need for the slopes this season, from headgear... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment  |  Ski and snowboard

Tagged:ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment


Saving Our Mountains: The Facts

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Monday, January 18, 2016

This statistic is alarming - over the past century America’s highest elevations have experienced 3 times the global average temperature increase. More than just a fun place to ski and ride, these ecosystems provide up to 85% of the water we depend on (not to mention providing space for our beloved snow sports, areas for forests to thrive, and habitat for wildlife of all types).... Read Article »

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Categories: Sustainability  |  Buckman's Family

Tagged:going green, Saving winter


Head to the Slopes – The Importance of Layering

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Monday, January 11, 2016

It happens every year – incredible powder conditions followed closely by frigid or wet conditions. Cold kiddos are the quickest way to ruin your family’s well-deserved ski adventure and preparation is key to staying comfortable! This season, don’t let cold toes and frozen fingers hold you and your loved ones back from a memorable day of fun on the slopes.

The... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment  |  Ski and snowboard  |  How to series

Tagged:ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment, layering


Which Snowboard is Right for Me?

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

The “perfect” snowboard fits you just right, which makes the task of finding one easily seem daunting. It’s a decision dependent on a number of factors, from height & weight to terrain, and style preferences. Fear not, finding the right fit can be as simple as studying your personal style (and reading on).

Choosing Based On Size

How do you know if the... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski and snowboard  |  How to series

Tagged:snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment, Burton Snowboards


Faces behind the Name Part Four- Alan Stewart: “Chairman of the Boardroom!”

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Thursday, December 17, 2015

When you have passion for the industry that you work in, it shows day in and day out. We are very fortunate at Buckman’s to have a staff that simply loves all things related to skiing and snowboarding.As a locally owned and operated ski and snowboard shop, we know the importance of providing an outstanding shopping experience from the moment you walk in the doors. So that is why this season... Read Article »

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Tagged:snowboard, Oakley, volcom, Capita, Union Bindings, Anon Helmets


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