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Our Ski + Snowboard Shops Shops Set To Re-Open 10/2

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Kicking Off Our 46th Season!
On Monday, October 2nd, 2017, we open our doors to welcome Fall, look forward to Winter, and kick off our 46th season! We wanted to take this opportunity to tell you about a few things that are happening and make sure you are "in the know" on all things Buckman's.
First of all, we are fully stocked with new arrivals for the 17-18 season! Our trained... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski and snowboard

Tagged:ski rentals, ski rentals near me, snowboard rentals near me, seasonal ski rentals, Tent Sale 2017


Descente Kids Ski Pants for 2018

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Descente brand encompasses performance and excellence. The name Descente comes from the French word for downhill skiing. According to the company’s site, “The Descente logo represents the three basic skiing techniques of schussing, traversing and sliding. This symbol embodies our constant search for the best in all we do and our focus on the future.” Interestingly... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski and snowboard  |  Buckman's Family

Tagged:ski, snowboard, Holiday gift ideas, Descente, Descente Axel Pant, Descente Selene Pant


Buckmans is unboxing Our 46th Season: Gearing up to re-open our Ski Shops!

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

New products arriving today? Believe it or not, this is the time of year our crew is busy receiving and checking in new products for our seven ski and snowboard shops. We are very excited for October 2nd when we will re-open our doors for our 46th season in the ski shop business! Our corporate headquarters is getting frequent deliveries from the UPS truck and is currently filled with... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment  |  Ski and snowboard

Tagged:ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment, Oakley, Marmot, The North Face, Patagonia Down Sweater, Atomic Skis, Volkl Skis, Marmot Montreal Coat, The North Face Denali, Oakley Airbrakes, snowboard boots, ski boot bags


The #ForeverWinter Playlist & Bluetooth Speaker Giveaway Winner

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

We asked you what songs remind you of skiing and snowboarding season, no matter what time of year it is, and you answered! You helped us build a playlist and we told you that one of you would win a free Logitech Bluetooth Speaker! Without further adieu, here is the Forever Winter Playlist for all of you snow addicts out there! We received many submissions, so we condensed it to 14 songs, but... Read Article »

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Ideas For Repurposing Old Skis and Snowboards: Trash to Treasure

Posted by Lyssa Scott on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Do you have old gear laying around your house? Or, have you ever seen retro skis or snowboards at flea markets or yard sales and thought to yourself, what could I do with that? Look no further! As a company that places a strong emphasis on going green, recycling, and up-cycling, we have compiled a collection of ideas for repurposing old skis, snowboards, and sleds. We hope they will inspire you... Read Article »

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Categories: Sustainability  |  Ski and snowboard

Tagged:going green, ski, snowboard


Wick's Skip Shop in Chester County to become new Buckman’s Ski Shop

Posted by Matt Gahman on Monday, May 8, 2017

POTTSTOWN, PA – Jeff, Nancy and Brad Buckman are excited to announce that Buckman’s will open their seventh ski shop in the Fall of 2017. Before today this location was occupied by Wick’s Ski and Sport Shop, located at 403 Pottstown Pike in Exton, PA.Mark and Nancy Beard, owners of Wick’s, have decided to retire to pursue their love of the outdoors. This decision led them... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski and snowboard  |  Buckman's Family

Tagged:ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment, wicks


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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Tagged:ski, snowboard, Kids skiing


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


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


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