Buckman’s employee wins Helly Hansen Viking Battle Axe

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Thursday, April 6, 2017

At the beginning of the season, Helly Hansen announced that they would be choosing a “2016 Top Viking” -- the viking would be someone who embodied Helly Hansen’s “Alive” lifestyle: one who “has snow in their veins and shares the love of the mountains of the world.” Now that the season has concluded, Helly Hansen announced the viking: our very own Willard “Balder” Christman from our ...

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard, Helly Hansen


Buckman's Season Events: Customer Appreciation Day at Camelback

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, February 13, 2017

Our customer appreciation day at Camelback Mountain was the epitome of a true winter’s day. We had the pleasure of seeing lots of our customer’s hit the slopes and enjoy a day away from work and stress to play outside. Conditions were ideal and the weather cooperated. Lift tickets for this event were sold for $41.00 exclusively in our shops and we were glad to see many of you take advantage. ...

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment


Buckman's Season Events: Customer Appreciation Day at Montage Mountain

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, January 30, 2017

Even though it was blustery and cold, we had a great time at our Montage CAD. We sold $55 lift tickets, available exclusively in our shops, to ski all day have access to a Lunch Buffet. It was great to see some of you come out to ski or board with friends on a Friday. We handed out giveaways from some of our incredible brands, huge shoutout to Never Summer, Patagonia, The North Face, Alp-N-Rock, ...

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard


Buckman’s Season Events Kick-Off at Jack Frost Big Boulder

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, December 19, 2016

Our first Customer Appreciation Day of the season was last Friday at Jack Frost Big Boulder. While we typically set up on-snow, we set up in the lodge due to a high of 19 degrees and a wind chill that made it feel like about 5 degrees. In the midst of college final exams and Christmas shopping, the cold didn’t stop our awesome customers from heading out and grabbing some free swag! We handed out ...

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard



Buckmans 2016 Coat Drive

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

For several years now we have been collecting gently used coats to help the needy in our area. We then donate all these items to local charities.We want to give a big THANK YOU to all our customers and employees who donated winter jackets, hats and gloves this year! This ski season we collected hundreds of items that will be given to help those in need.We also want to thank our sponsors to who ...

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard, Oakley, Marmot, Nils, Helly Hansen, Coat Drive


45 Years of Expertise: Q & A with Jeff Buckman

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops 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 ...

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Categories: Buckman's Family  |  Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard


Buckman's is an Award-Winning Ski & Snowboard Shop... Literally. Did You Know? (Part Two)

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops 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

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It's Our 45th Season! Did You Know...? (Part One)

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops 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 ...

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Categories: Buckman's Family  |  Winter 2016-2017


Still A Few Employees Needed for Winter 2016-2017

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops 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 sales ...

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Categories: Winter 2016-2017

Tagged: ski, snowboard


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