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Where to Buy Ski and Snowboard Gear Near Me

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

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Guide to Waxing Your Skis and Snowboards

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

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Base Layers Buying Guide

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Remember that time you hiked up the mountain during the peak of winter, and you were almost as frozen as the ground? Or how about the time you were skiing with your family and everyone needed more than a few hand warmers to defrost?At Buckman’s, we know nothing is worse than feeling numb while you’re trying to enjoy the outdoors in the snow and cold weather. When you need to stay cozy... Read Article »

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How to Stay Warm While Skiing

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Friday, September 7, 2018

Skiing is a great winter activity. There are few things more invigorating then racing down a snowy slope in the middle of winter. It’s a fantastic challenge, and it helps you practice your coordination, determination and patience all at once. It gets you some fresh air and helps you exercise even during the cold winter months when so many other types of exercise might be cut off. Best of... Read Article »

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Ski Jacket Buying Guide

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Whether you've got a day trip to the slopes planned or intend to spend several days skiing or snowboarding, having the right ski jacket is critical. With the right ski jacket, you'll stay warm, but not too warm. You'll be kept dry and otherwise protected from the elements. The right ski jacket also depends on the type of skiing you do, as some styles are better suited to downhill racing and other... Read Article »

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The Benefits of Skiing for Children

Posted by Nicole Kantor on Friday, June 1, 2018

Physical Health Benefits Not only does skiing have benefits for their cardiovascular health, but it also helps younger kids learn how to keep balance and build muscle.Emotional Health Benefits Winter months can be difficult for some kids, so getting them to be active helps to release endorphins. Yes, the same ones that we need as adults!Confidence When children learn new moves, ski down a slope... Read Article »

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How to pick the right Kids Winter Gloves

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Kids Winter Gloves, Are They Important?A snow loving child, do you happen to be the parent or caregiver? It could be anywhere from skiing to building a snowman, as long as your little one is outside he or she is happy. Part of keeping that happiness is to keep them warm. Heat loss from the body starts with the extremities. So it is most important to protect and keep what heat is already there. It... Read Article »

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How to pick the right Kids Base Layer

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Thursday, December 21, 2017

Kids Base Layer / Kids Long Underwear:The perfect warm kids base layer can save the day. Winter is here! There is nothing better than getting out on the mountain or playing outside in the snow with the family. As parents, we all know that doing all we can to avoid the constant whining of “I am cold. I want to go inside” is a must, especially if you’re on the mountain and just... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski and snowboard  |  Top Winter Brands

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Kids Ski Pants for the whole family

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Kids Ski PantsBoys and girls ski pants keep your kids, dry, happy and can easily fit into your budget...and as every parent knows, keeping your kids warm and dry is the key winter day happiness! But as every parent also knows, the youth snow pants from the big box stores wear out fast, and the youth ski pants from major ski brands cost an arm and a leg. And with your kids' arms and legs... Read Article »

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Kids Snow Boots

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Kids Snow BootsAs the weather turns colder on the east coast, what kid doesn't start dreaming of countless snow days with endless hours of backyard fun? They only thing that can dampen those dreams are cold, wet feet. Keeping your little ones' feet warm starts with quality kids snow boots!
One of our favorites is the Kamik Snobuster which comes in a variety of colors and sizes.  Read... Read Article »

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