January Events and Trips 12/27/2012
At Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops, we sponsor several equipment demo days as well as several customer appreciation days at local PA ski and snowboard resorts. For a complete list of these upcoming events, click here.We also have discount lift tickets available to many of these locations (for sale only in our retail stores). Click here for a list of these discount lift tickets. We are also a pick-up point for Banchi Tours. For a listing of all their upcoming trips, click here. ...
A December 2012 Weather Outlook 12/10/2012
We like this guys article! Check it out:"We have a full Winter 2012-2013 outlook done ... but I wanted to draw more specific month to month and week to week attention to the month of December. Meteorological Winter begins on December 1st, and officially the Winter Solstice is December 21st, but this is the month we realistically look for Winter storms and cold to start to invade our region.By early estimates, we thought December would be the transition month, and get progressively worse as ...
Sandy Relief Drive 11/9/2012
We’d like to thank everyone who donated and spread the word of our relief drive for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. None of this would’ve been possible without you! We’d also like to thank our dedicated staff who went above and beyond to make this run smoothly! Seeing the smiles on everyone’s faces at the International Baptist Church in Brooklyn was just an added bonus to helping the people in need!
Buckmans Annual Coat Drive 11/5/2012
November 19th - December 1st, 2012 Spread the warmth and love this year by donating your gently worn coats. Donate a qualifying coat and you’ll receive a coupon for 20% off of any 2013 Spyder jacket, Arc'teryx jacket, Marmot jacket or Oakley Jacket! Drop of sites are located at any of our local Buckman’s retail stores! All donated jackets will be donated to local charities. Last season we donated over 150 jackets to help the needy in our area! (Please note: Jackets must be gently ...
buckmans annual coat drive 11/5/2012
BUCKMANS HELPS PROVIDE WARM COATS FOR THE NEEDYThis December 2-7, 2013 you can help us spread the warmth and love by donating your gently worn coat to those in need! Donate a qualifying coat* at any Buckman's Ski Shop location between Dec 2- 7, and you’ll receive a coupon for 20% off of any 2013 Spyder jacket, Marmot jacket or Oakley Jacket! Drop off sites are located at any of our local Buckman’s retail stores! All donated jackets will be donated to local charities. Last season we ...
Buckmans Helps With Hurricane Relief 11/3/2012
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shops will be accepting non-perishable foods at all locations through Tuesday, November 6th. Your donated items will be used in the relief efforts aimed at helping those without power and supplies in the areas most affected by the storm. To learn more, visit our facebook page. View our retail store locations >
PreSeason and Tent Sale Info 10/8/2012
Buckman's 41st Annual 2012 Pre-Season Sale!Wall to wall savings on 2012-2013 skis, snowboards, and outerwear!October 8-13, 2012All Store LocationsBuckman's 2012 Tent Sale locations in KOP, Montgomeryville, Reading and Whitehall, Pa!All tent locations open to the public at 10am on Wednesday, October 10th.Come on out to your local Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop from October 8-13, 2012 for our 41st annual pre-season sale!Sell your old gear and clothing on consignment in one of our tent sale ...
Buckmans Partners with Burton Snowboards 9/7/2012
FROM BURTON SNOWBOARDS:BURLINGTON, VT (September 7, 2012) Burton Snowboards is excited to announce the opening of a new partner store with Buckman’s, a long-time Burton retailer with over six stand-alone ski and snowboard shops in the Philadelphia area. Located at the King of Prussia mall in Pennsylvania, the new store exclusively features the best winter 2013 products from Burton, Analog, Gravis, Anon and RED.“We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to partner with Burton ...
BUCKMANS SIA WINNING RETAILER OF THE YEAR 8/6/2012
From snowsports.org:    "Buckman’s Ski & Snowboard Shop in Pottsdown, PA was named the 2011 SIA SnowSports Mid-Atlantic Retailer of the Year for their contribution and commitment to the growth of the snow sports industry. Buckman’s Ski & Snowboard Shop is family owned and operated by Jeff, Nancy and Brad Buckman. Jeff’s father, Leon Buckman, opened the first Buckman’s Ski Shop in 1971 in Perkiomenville, PA. Known for great customer service and ...
BUCKMANS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 12 13 SEASON 7/20/2012
HELP WANTED: BUCKMANS IS NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASONIf you would like to be a part of our team and are a motivated, enthusiastic skier or snowboarder, feel free to fill out the application above and fax it to 610-495-7229.Please indicate what store you would like to work in. Several positions and hours are available. Your application will be given to our store managers who will begin hiring in September. Download ApplicationAbout Buckmans-------------------------Buckman's ...
K2 Snowboarding and Ride Snowboards 2012 2013 Gear Now Available 6/21/2012
K2 Snowboarding and Ride Snowboards 2012-2013 Gear Now Available!It’s the end of June and summer is in full swing, but here at Buckmans.com we are getting ready for winter! The newest K2 Snowboarding and Ride Snowboards gear is now available for purchase at Buckmans.com.Buckmans.com is proud to sell a wide range of K2 men’s and women’s snowboards, youth snowboards, youth snowboard bindings, and bags. Buckmans.com also offers customers a variety of Ride Snowboards products ...
summer apparel now on sale 5/2/2012
Buckmans.com is fully stocked with all the apparel you need for a great summer. From sandals and sneakers, to bathing suits, dresses and t-shirts, we have what you need. Shop these killer brands today! + Analog+ Burton+ Carve Designs+ DC+ DVS Shoes+ Electric+ Gravis+ Grenade+ KJUS+ Marmot+ Matix+ Nike+ Oakely+ Patagonia+ PrAna+ Quiksilver+ Sanuk+ The North Face+ Vans+ Volcom+ and more! Family-owned and operated, Buckman’s has over 40 years of experience and is eastern Pennsylvania’s leading ...
Buckman s Ski Snowboard Shop Makes the Best of A Warm Winter 3/14/2012
Buckman’s Ski & Snowboard Shop Makes the Best of A Warm WinterMild temperatures and lack of natural snow across most of the country turned the winter of 2011–2012 into “the winter that wasn’t.” As temperatures creep up and spring rolls in, everyone at Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop is hoping for a colder winter next year. However, despite the warmer weather, Buckman’s made the best out of this “winter that wasn’t.”“Events ...
One Park Open 3/7/2012
ONE Park OPENOn Sunday, March 4th Buckman’s teamed up with Jack Frost Ski Area in Blakeslee, PA to host the ONE Park OPEN. Over 85 skiers and snowboarders of all ages showed up to compete for cash, prizes and of course bragging rights. Everyone involved with the event was thrilled to see so many people come out for a fun day.Thanks to Jack Frost, the One Park Crew, and all the competitors for making the ONE Park OPEN a great event. We’ll be back at One Park next year – see ...
Boulder Bash at Big Boulder Park 3/5/2012
Buckman’s Boulder Bash at Big Boulder ParkBoulder Bash is Buckman’s annual ski and snowboard slopestyle competition. This year, the event was held at Big Boulder Park in Blakeslee, PA on Saturday, February 25th. The turn out for the event was excellent with almost 100 people registering to compete. The crew at Big Boulder Park set up a great course with plenty of unique features to keep the competition interesting and fresh. At the end of the day, the top three competitors in the ...
40th Anniversary Flashback Days 2/20/2012
This year, Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop celebrated our 40th year in the business! As a thank you to all our customers, we partnered with local ski resorts to have “Flashback Days” where we rolled back lift ticket prices to what they were 40 years ago.Our Flashback Days were January 25th at Bear Creek Mountain Resort and February 8th at Spring Mountain Ski Area. Over 800 customers took advantage of the $9 lift tickets our stores sold for these Flashback Days. It was a ...
BUCKMANS.COM IS GOING GREEN 2/8/2012
In the Fall of 2011, Buckmans added solar panels to five of our six ski and snowboard shops in eastern, Pennsylvania! This was the second phase of our green initiative, adding to the solar array already installed at our corporate offices and our warehouse. With over 3,800 high efficiency panels collecting clean, renewable solar energy, many of our locations are now completely energy-neutral. Since our first panels came online in 2010, we have offset over 4,300 pounds of carbon dioxide and other ...
BUCKMANS WINS RETAILER OF THE YEAR 1/30/2012
For the fourth time in five years, Buckman's Ski and Snowboard Shop has been named the Mid-Atlantic Retailer of the Year by Snowsports Industries America (SIA). The Buckman family credits the hard work of our buying team and our shop employees. After winning the award, Jeff Buckman said, "(We have) the best buying team in the industry, I thank the Lord for each one and their hard work for the company!"Each year, SIA recognizes specialty retailers that have successfully created and strengthened ...
BUCKMANS ROLLS BACK TICKET PRICES 1/24/2012
In 1971, Nixon was President of the United States, Bob Dylan, The Who, & The Doors were all the rage, and your ticket at the movie theatre cost you about $1.50. 1971 was also the year the first Buckman’s Ski Shop opened. What else was great about 1971, you ask? Well, lift tickets were CHEAP! To celebrate our 40th year in the industry, we decided to partner with local ski areas and pretend like it was 1971 by offering you $9 lift tickets! We have prizes for everyone who wears a vintage ...
BUCKMANS NAMED TWB RETAILER OF THE YEAR 1/18/2012
We are proud to announce that TransWorld Business has named us the 2011 Mid Atlantic Retailer of the Year! Thanks to all our amazing customers, employees, and the great folks at TransWorld that voted for us.From  business.transworld.netBy Mike LweisForty years ago Leon Buckman opened a small ski shop in Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania. In 1987, the Buckman family opened its second store in King of Prussia. Over the next five years they added three more stores throughout the Philadelphia ...
HOW TO TUNE YOUR SKIS AND SNOWBOARD ON THE MOUNTAIN 1/11/2012
The Chabot Show: How to tune your skis & snowboard when you are at the mountain Check out this episode of the Chabot Show in which Brad Buckman and Chabot discuss the products needed and the steps to take to easily give your gear a quick tune-up when you are at the mountain. Have you ever noticed that you aren’t turning as smoothly or your edges are getting caught after several runs? Ice, snow and debris take their toll on your ski and snowboard bases - these simple steps will help ...
CANCELLED Womens Day at Bear Creek Jan. 5th 1/4/2012
Unfortunately, due to limited interest, our Women’s Day at Bear Creek is CANCELLED.We are refunding everyone in full and all refunds will be processed by Friday, 1/4/12. We hope to reschedule this event towards the end of the season. Thanks to everyone who signed up for Women’s Day and we apologize for any inconveniences this cancellation may cause! If you have any questions, please email sarah {at} buckmans. comThink Snow!