THE IMPORTANCE OF LAYERING 12/27/2011
Recently on the Chabot Show, Chabot and Susan Mutter, one of our skiwear buyers, discuss the importance of technical layering.Staying warm when you ski or snowboard is not as difficult as you might think. The key to warmth is layering. In this two part episode of the Chabot Show, they explain the importance of using garments made with materials designed to wick moisture, trap warm air, and protect you from the elements.From base layers, to insulating layers, to jackets and shells, buckmans.com ...
ALL ABOUT SNOW GOGGLES 12/14/2011
The Chabot Show: How to Choose and Change Your Snow Goggle Lens This three-part episode of the Chabot Show is all about Snow Goggles – how and why to change your lenses, what lenses to choose for different conditions, and the frames and brands are available at Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop. In part one, Brad Buckman discusses the importance of having multiple goggle lens options when skiing or snowboarding. Each day on the hill brings varying conditions and it’s important ...
BUCKMANS GOES GREEN IN KING OF PRUSSIA 12/1/2011
DECEMBER 1, 2011: KING OF PRUSSIA, PAExpanding on their recent green initiatives, Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops converted its flagship store in King of Prussia to be run solely on solar power in November of 2011. The roof-mounted solar array will provide 100% of that store’s energy needs.This ski and snowboard shop is located on the busy Route 202 corridor in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania and is one of 6 retail outlets operated by the Buckman family.“We are proud to be ...
Dale of Norway Sweaters 10/28/2011
Buckmans.com is proud to announce the return of Dale of Norway sweaters to our retail stores! The Dale of Norway products are of the highest quality and innovative design with many details having their roots in Norwegian traditions and way of life. What makes the Dale knitwear unique is the exceptional combination of traditional Norwegian design influenced by contemporary styles with an excellent craftsmanship and numerous functional innovations. Dale of Norway is an official partner of the ...
BUCKMAN S WHITEHALL GRAND OPENING 10/21/2011
BUCKMAN’S WHITEHALL GRAND OPENING On Friday, October 14th over 600 people went to Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop in Whitehall, PA to meet their favorite ski and snowboard celebrities. Professional athletes JP Walker, Louie Vito, Mason Aguirre, Seth Morrison, Jake Blauvelt, Terje Haakonsen, Jussi Oksanen, Mikey Rencz, Mikkel Bang, Pep Fujas, Danny Kass, Dingo, Glen Plake, Sebastien Toutant, Bjorn Leines, Todd Richards, Bobby Brown, Aaron Biittner, Iikka Backstrom, Tom Wallisch, ...
SKI AND SNOWBOARD CELEBRITIES ATTEND BUCKMAN S WHITEHALL GRAND OPENING 9/30/2011
SKI AND SNOWBOARD CELEBRITIES ATTEND BUCKMAN’S WHITEHALL GRAND OPENINGWhat: Buckman’s Ski & Snowboard Shop is hosting an event to celebrate the Grand Opening of their store in Whitehall, PA. The top athletes in the ski and snowboard industry will be at the new store signing autographs, giving away prizes, and showing their support for Buckman’s. In the evening, Seth Morrison’s film “The Ordinary Skier” will be shown on a large outdoor screen followed by ...
Pre Season and Tent Sale Info 9/21/2011
Buckmans Announces 40th Annual Pre-Season Sale!October 10-15, 2011All Store LocationsTent Sales in KOP, Montgomeryville, Reading and our new Whitehall location!All tent locations open to the public at 10am on Wednesday, October 12th.Come on out to your local Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop from October 10-15, 2011 for our 40th annual pre-season sale!Sell your old gear and clothing on consignment in one of our tent locations (consignment drop off October 10-11) (these sales will earn you a ...
Help Wanted 7/20/2011
BUCKMAN'S SKI AND SNOWBOARD SHOPS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS We are now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 winter season at all six Eastern PA retail locations. Seasonal Full Time and Seasonal Part Time positions are available (October 2011 – March 2012). To apply, please download the application and fill out pages two and three. Once they are completed, please fax them to our corporate office. Be sure to indicate which store you are applying for. Your application will ...
2012 Ride and K2 Products 6/6/2011
Be on the lookout in the following weeks for 2012 K2 skis, K2 snowboarding and Ride Snowboards products! New skis, boards, boots and bindings will begin arriving soon! 
OVERDUE RENTALS WILL BE CHARGED FOR IN MAY 4/18/2011
ALL EQUIPMENT  RENTALS WERE DUE BACK BY 3/31/11 Our locations in Montgomeryville, Reading, Ardmore, and Doylestown are now closed for the season (as of Thursday, March 31st). There will no longer be anyone at these locations on Saturdays for rental drop-offs. If you have not returned your rentals, your credit card will be charged in May. If you still have your rental equipment you will need to send it or drop it off at our corporate offices in Pottstown. If we do not ...
Buckmans to Open Sixth Store at Nestors Current Location 4/6/2011
POTTSTOWN, PA -- Jeff Buckman, President of Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops, is excited to announce that Buckman’s will open a sixth store at 2510 MacArthur Road in Whitehall, PA next winter. Currently, this location is occupied by Nestor’s Sporting Goods. Peter and Karen Nestor, owners of Nestor’s Sporting Goods, have decided to close their store and retire into a new adventure of life. Nestor’s Sporting Goods is one of Whitehall’s oldest retail ...
Buckmans in King of Prussia Stays Open 3/28/2011
Beginning on April 1st, Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop in King of Prussia will stay open through the Spring and Summer months. For the first time in company history, we will carry a full line of Spring and Summer apparel and accessories including footwear, swim wear, clothing, bags and other accessories! Shop us online or stop in and see the new merchandise (arriving weekly)! Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop - King of Prussia 740 DeKalb Pike King of Prussia, Pa 19406 (610) ...
Rentals due back by March 31st 3/7/2011
ALL RENTALS DUE BACK BY 3/31/11 Unfortunately, winter will be over before we know it! The Buckman's stores in Montgomeryville, Reading, Ardmore, and Doylestown close for the season on Thursday, March 31st. Please return your seasonal rentals to the location you rented from by March 31st. If you are unable to return your seasonal rentals by the 31st, each of our 5 locations are accepting rental returns the first 3 Saturdays in April (4/2, 4/9 and 4/16) from 10am - noon. If you are ...
End of Season Blow Out Sale 3/3/2011
Winter is quickly coming to a close and all Buckman's locations are currently running a huge blow out sale!  Stop by your local Buckman's and check out all the great deals. Buy One, Get One for $1 For a limited time only, buy one ski or snowboard outerwear item and get the second outerwear item of equal or lesser value for $1! (Retail Stores Only) 20% Off ALL Accessories This includes goggles, helmets, wax, headphones, and more! Up to 40% Off ALL Skis, Snowboards, Boots, ...
Blue Mountian Closed 2 28 11 2/28/2011
Due to dangerous weather conditions, Blue Mountain has closed today. Here is a statement from Blue Mountain regarding our CAD tickets: (Blue Mountain) had to close today due to lightning and torrential rain. We will honor the (Buckman) CAD tickets any weekday from tomorrow till we close for the season. (this will not include the lunch voucher - all vouchers can be returned for a refund). Questions? email johnl@buckmansinc.com   
BUCKMANS WINS THREE INDUSTRY AWARDS 2/11/2011
This year, the SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Snow Show was held in Denver, Colo. on January 27th – 30th.  The SIA Snow Show is a place for retailers like Buckman’s to see all of the latest trends, innovations, full color palettes and complete product lines from over 800 winter sport brands.  The Buckman’s team of buyers attended the trade show, not only to check out next year’s ski and snowboard products, but to accept several awards from two key ...
2011 Boulder Bash 2/7/2011
*Online Registration closes on Thursday, February 24th* *Online Registration closes on Thursday, February 24th*  PRESENTED BY: SALOMON, BONFIRE SNOWBOARDING, AND SALOMON SNOWBOARDS It's back and better than ever! Come on out to Big Boulder Park on Saturday, February 26th for Boulder Bash 2011. We've got tons of swag and over $5,000 in cash prizes to give out....you don't want to miss this! Event Schedule - Saturday, February 26 , 2011 Competitor ...
Now Hiring at King of Prussia Location 1/18/2011
Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop in King of Prussia is now accepting applications for seasonal full and part time positions. If you are interested, please stop by our King of Prussia location with your completed application. (see link to pdf application above) Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop - King of Prussia 740 DeKalb Pike King of Prussia, Pa 19406 (610) 265-3330 Store Managers: Drew Kinckiner Brad Buckman   Family-owned and operated, Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard ...
January 2011 Events 1/3/2011
Make your plans today to take advantage of these great opportunities from Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shops!  We have a lot going on in January from sales to customer appreciation days - Stay up to date on all the latest and greatest from Buckman's by following us on Facebook  and Twitter.   Friday,Jan. 7th Elk Mtn Vermont style skiing and riding in PA! Start the New Year off right by checking out all the new gear! $25.00 lift Valid Open - ...