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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... Keep Reading: Everything You Need to Know About Ski Tuning

Winterplace Ski Demo – January 20,2018

Join us on Saturday, January 20, 2018 for a Winterplace Ski Demo! This Free ski demo will take place from 9am – 1pm at Okemo Mt. Resort. 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 recreational skis available for both men and women from all of the major brands we carry. Pre-registration is not mandatory but is highly recommended to avoid delays at the demo tent. To pre-register, stop by The... Keep Reading: Winterplace Ski Demo – January 20,2018

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

Skis and Boots: Competition Tested, Athlete Approved

Many skis and boots available for recreational skiers and racers are based off of those the pros use. These demanding skiers put this gear to the test on some of the hardest courses in the world. Here’s a little more information on the skis and boots you will see on your favorite pros and how they relate to you. Atomic skis and boots are used by the likes of such famous alpine ski racers as Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher. Doubledeck Technology,... Keep Reading: Skis and Boots: Competition Tested, Athlete Approved

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?