Winterplace Ski Demo

Our January ski demo is coming up, Saturday the 12th from 9am – 1pm. We will be located at the top of the A&B quad on Okemo with our full line-up from Atomic, Kastle, Nordica, Fischer and Rossignol. If there’s a ski you’ve always wanted to try then swing on by and take it for a run or two! We will be hosting an apres social from 3pm-4pm following the demo at our shop, come on down and talk skiing. Find out if you’re the winner of the 2019 Nordica Enforcer... Keep Reading: Winterplace Ski Demo

3rd Annual Ladies Ski Demo

Join us on Saturday, December 8, 2019 for our 3rd Annual Ladies Ski Demo! This ladies only demo will take place from 9am – 1pm at Winterplace on Okemo. Look for The Boot Pro demo tents behind the Winterplace G & H Buildings at the top of the A and B Quads. There will be skis available from all of the brand’s we carry. All participants will be entered to win a free pair of 2019 skis of their choice (must be present at the Wine & Cheese Apres Ski at The Boot Pro to win). Pre-registration... Keep Reading: 3rd Annual Ladies Ski Demo

We’re Bigger and Better!

For those of you who didn’t follow us over the summer with our renovations then you are in for a treat! We have increased shop space by over 40% and can now offer a First Class rental experience with a bigger apparel selection. Our new space was much needed and we are excited to share it with you, come on by and check it out! Keep Reading: We’re Bigger and Better!

Everything You Need to Know About Ski Tuning

Ski tuning is an essential part of skiing. Just like any precision instrument, like your car engine for example, your skis need to be tuned periodically to ensure optimal performance too. A proper tune can make or break your skiing experience. Tuning your skis throughout the season is important. They are your “toys” after all and you want them to perform at their best and last you several years. These are the steps involved with ski tuning... Keep Reading: Everything You Need to Know About Ski Tuning

How to Stay Warm When Skiing

Vermont winters give you a mix of weather, so having the right gear to get you through it is critical. Your day could start out with a high humidity snowfall and suddenly change to high winds and low temps.  Layering correctly is key to making sure you stay warm when skiing and get a good long day in on the hill. On your upper body, start at the skin with a wicking base layer. Add a mid-layer for insulation and a waterproof/breathable outer... Keep Reading: How to Stay Warm When Skiing

Looking for the Perfect Ski Boot? See a Boot Fitter

A boot fitter doesn’t just fix boots or boot problems. A boot fitter listens to your needs, assesses your feet, legs, and stance and makes educated recommendations based on their extensive knowledge of the products available. They take great pride in their ability to assess, instruct and guide you towards a boot that will both fit you well and perform to your expectations. You may have done extensive research on ski boots,... Keep Reading: Looking for the Perfect Ski Boot? See a Boot Fitter

Winter is Coming: Is Your Ski Gear Ready?

With the new season nearly upon us it is important to make sure that all your ski gear is ready and in order. You can’t claim first chair if you’re rushing around the morning of, trying to find skis and boots, only to then realize you’ve got a coat of summer wax and a couple road rashed boots soles. Not the best start to a new season. Ski shops get up and running in the fall months for just this reason, we want our customers... Keep Reading: Winter is Coming: Is Your Ski Gear Ready?

Does Your U12 or U14 Racer Need Race Skis?

On October 27 -28, some of the most famous men and women in giant slalom ski racing will be on the Rettenbach Glacier for the Audi FIS World Cup ski race at Soelden. With this, the ski racing season officially begins. This means if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to get race skis for your junior ski racer. Here’s a short video from our service manager, Randy, explaining the USSA rules and how they relate to ski selection... Keep Reading: Does Your U12 or U14 Racer Need Race Skis?