Base Layers Buying Guide

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

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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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What to Pack for Your First Ski Trip

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

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Ski Jacket Buying Guide

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

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The Benefits of Skiing for Children

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

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How to pick the right Kids Winter Gloves

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

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