Shop Talk

Alpine Touring Equipment for Rent

At the Boot Pro, not only can you get an elevated ski rental experience, but you can also rent Alpine Touring skis and boots. We are one of the few ski shops in central or southern Vermont offering alpine touring equipment for rent. Have you been yearning to try alpine touring? To get into the backcountry for a chance at some untracked powder? Or to see the sunrise over Okemo? Or just don’t want to buy a lift ticket and deal with the crowds at the resort?... Keep Reading: Alpine Touring Equipment for Rent

Okemo Ski Rentals Elevated

Okemo ski rentals are now available at The Boot Pro Ski Shop. But this isn’t your run-of-the-mill, average quality, rental ski and boot. This is an elevated ski rental experience. At The Boot Pro, you won’t stand in line for what feels like an eternity. Only to be shuffled through chutes like cattle from one tech to the next where they hand you a ski boot based on your shoe size and a ski that is meant for beginner skiers. No,... Keep Reading: Okemo Ski Rentals Elevated

Gear Patrol’s 16 Best Ski and Snowboard Shops in America

We’re thrilled to be named on Gear Patrol as one of The 16 Best Ski and Snowboard Shops in America. It’s an honor to be listed next to 15 other great ski shops from across America. We work hard to be the best ski shop we can be, it’s pretty cool to have it acknowledged. Founded in 2007, Gear Patrol is an award-winning print and digital publication, store and content studio based in New York City. They embody the spirit of adventure in... Keep Reading: Gear Patrol’s 16 Best Ski and Snowboard Shops in America

How a Proper Boot Fit and Custom Orthotic Influence Your Skiing

Russ Kauff, Okemo Ski Pro and member of the PSIA Educational Staff, tells us how a proper boot fit and custom orthotic enhance our skiing and experience on the hill. No matter what level skier you are it all starts with the boot! Keep Reading: How a Proper Boot Fit and Custom Orthotic Influence Your Skiing

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, 2018 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

5 Recommended Gifts for a Skier

Everybody knows about Dale of Norway but not everybody owns a Dale of Norway yet. These timeless hand-crafted sweaters bring a touch of old ski style to a modern-day winter look. Two shop favorites are the Women’s Geilo Sweater and the Men’s Geilo Sweater. This is one of those special holiday gifts for a skier that has always wanted one but have not have bought for themselves.   The Boot Pro has carried Sweet Protection for two years now... Keep Reading: 5 Recommended Gifts for a Skier

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!

Celebrating 10 Years!

To help celebrate our 10th year in business we are hosting a Grand Opening event from November 15th – November 16th. We will have in-store special deals, giveaways, a raffle, a slideshow history and more…With each purchase you will receive a $10 coupon toward your next purchase over $50.Every purchase allows you to pick a ticket for a chance at a prize: Dale of Norway Sweater – Smith Helmet & Goggle’s – Skida Hats & Neckies – Kulkea Boot Pack – Goodie Bags. One golden ticket wins New Pair of Ski Boots of your choice!!Win a 2019 ski of your choice. Come in and sign up. No purchase necessary.   Keep Reading: Celebrating 10 Years!

The Boot Pro is Expanding!

Big news! We are excited to announce that we have purchased the two storefronts next to us and are expanding the store! Never fear, we are expanding  to other units in the building, but not taking over the space that is Sweet Surrender Bakery. Sweet Surrender is remaining in place. With the addition of two new units, we’re knocking down walls and almost doubling our floor space. You can look forward to and expanded sales floor with... Keep Reading: The Boot Pro is Expanding!