Buying vs. Renting Ski and Snowboard Equipment

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Friday, April 16, 2021

Whether you're a hobbyist or a dedicated winter sports fan, you've probably weighed the pros and cons of equipment rental and ownership. Ultimately, your decision will rest on several factors, including the piece of equipment in question. Some of your gear is a great investment opportunity, while renting may be the better option for other items. Discover if you should buy or rent skis, a ...

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Should I Learn to Ski or Snowboard?

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, January 25, 2021

A recent study shows skiers and snowboarders make up more than 3% of the United States population — the highest number of active participants since 2014. Winter sports are a thrilling, exciting way to stay active, challenge yourself and meet new people, all while enjoying the great outdoors. Two of the most popular snowsports for ...

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Ski and Snowboard Helmet Buyer's Guide

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, October 12, 2020

Everyone knows the safety benefits of wearing a helmet while tearing up the slopes, but what makes a good ski helmet? Lots of details go into choosing a ski helmet, and knowing how to buy a ski helmet involves more than just finding one in your favorite color. This ski helmet buyer guide will cover everything from how to size a snowboard helmet and how tight a snowboard helmet should be to how ...

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Ski Boot Sizing Buyer's Guide

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, December 23, 2019

Properly fitting ski boots are essential for any skier, regardless of your experience level. You must know how to choose the best ski boots possible — that's why Buckman's has compiled this ski boot buying and fitting guide for you to consult throughout the process. Determine Your Ski Boot Needs Based on Ability and Style Here is what to know before buying ski boots: - What kind ...

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Where to Get Ski & Snowboard Rentals Near Me

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Renting your winter sports gear is a common choice for beginners to the sport — but renting isn’t just for beginners. More and more seasoned skiers and snowboarders see the benefits of renting over buying, and many ski and snowboard shops near you offer reliable rental options. Whether you're a beginner or a more experienced enthusiast, there's a lot to love about renting. Why Should You ...

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Safety Tips While Skiing

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Monday, November 4, 2019

Skiing is like any sport — there’s always a risk of injury. Skiing involves flying down the side of a mountain at top speed and even going over jumps, all with long rails strapped to your feet. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that sometimes things won’t go your way, and injuries will strike. It’s unfortunate, but it’s the nature of any sport. With the thrill and excitement of the experience comes ...

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Where to Buy Ski and Snowboard Gear Near Me

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops 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 such as coats, warm ...

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How to Buy Ski/Snowboard Goggles

Posted by Buckman's Ski & Snowboard Shops on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Planning on hitting the slopes this winter with your favorite snowboard or pair of skis? If so, there’s a lot of equipment you’ll want to be sure to have. You’ll want warm winter gear, such as coats, socks, gloves, hats and under-layers. You’ll want a helmet and sturdy boots. One of the essential items you’ll need, however, is a reliable pair of goggles. Whether you’re a passionate skier who ...

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How to Stay Warm While Skiing

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

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

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

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