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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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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment  |  Ski and snowboard

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How to Buy Ski/Snowboard Goggles

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

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment

Tagged:ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment, goggles


What to Pack for Your First Ski Trip

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Your first ski or snowboarding trip is an exciting time. You will experience a sport loved by people across the globe, and gain a past-time that you can enjoy for years to come. But as you prepare for your first ski trip, you may find yourself wondering what equipment you need for skiing and what you should wear on the slopes. If do you forget something essential, you may face hefty prices at the... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment

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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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Categories: Ski and snowboard

Tagged:ski, snowboard, Kids skiing


Solution for Cold Hands

Posted by Matt Gahman on Thursday, October 19, 2017

HXT Mittens: Not just for skiers!As skiers and snowboarders, we have a lot of experience in keeping warm in the winter. Being cold, especially suffering from cold hands, can ruin an otherwise great day outdoors. No one likes Cold Hands!But there are millions of people, not just skiers, that suffer from cold hands on a day in and day out basis. If you have Diabetes, Arthritis, and Raynaud's... Read Article »

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Categories: Top Winter Brands

Tagged:ski, snowboard, Holiday gift ideas, camping, hiking, hxt mittens, hxt marathon mitten


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


Obermeyer Ski Pants and Obermeyer Jackets - We are Proud to Carry Obermeyer for the Whole Family!

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Friday, June 30, 2017

Obermeyer mens ski jackets and Obermeyer womens ski jackets are centered on fit and performance. For this and many other reasons, we are excited to once again offer Obermeyer as a brand in our shops. Since 1947, Obermeyer has been designing winter apparel for men, women, and kids allowing you to get outside as a family and enjoy winter in your Obermeyer ski jackets and Obermeyer ski pants.The... Read Article »

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Categories: Sustainability  |  Buckman's Family  |  Top Winter Brands

Tagged:going green, ski, snowboard, obermeyer ski pants, obermeyer tuscany jacket, obermeyer ski jackets, obermeyer mens ski jackets, obermeyer kids, obermeyer jackets


Ski Rentals Near Me - Preparing for Fall 2017 With More Rentals Than Ever Before!

Posted by Matt Gahman, Lyssa Scott on Monday, June 19, 2017

Ski Rentals. Snowboard rentals. Summertime may seam like a strange time to talk about it, but with our retail shops closed for the summer months, we use this time to prepare the next winter's fleet of seasonal ski rentals. While our business does have another side to it (selling and delivering water treatment and swimming pool chemicals BuckmansInc.com), our ski workshop remains a very busy place... Read Article »

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Categories: Ski equipment  |  Snowboard Equipment

Tagged:ski, snowboard, ski and snowboard equipment, ski rentals, snowboard rentals, ski rentals near me, snowboard rentals near me, season ski rentals, seasonal ski rentals


New Burton Step-On Boots and Bindings Technology

Posted by Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Burton Step-On Boot and Binding System Review: Ifyou’re looking for the latest snowboard binding technology, this is it. Unveiled in Vail, CO on December 14, 2016, the Burton Step-On Boot and Binding System hits the market this Fall, and we are one of the few exclusive retailers to be carrying the product.

The Burton Step-On Quick Entry System eliminates any sitting down or... Read Article »

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Categories: Snowboard Equipment

Tagged:snowboard, Burton, Step On, burton step-on system


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