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Don’t Let ‘Altitude’ Ruin Your Rocky Mountain Experience

Altitude Bringing You Down? How familiar are you with altitude sickness, or, hypoxia, and the negative effects of it? If you’re like most people, it’s an afterthought – usually something...

Door 2 Door Brings the Ski Shop to You

Waiting in long lines at a ski rental shop to rent your gear can be quite tiresome.  Wish there was a better way?  Let Door 2 Door by Christy Sports...

Men's Winter Jackets at Christy Sports

Breaking: Men’s Winter Jackets Can be Functional AND Fashionable

Gentlemen: Did you know you can stay warm in the winter months while simultaneously raising the fashion bar? Here in Colorado, especially, the laid-back winter look is the wardrobe of...

Womens winter jackets

Women’s Winter Jackets- Combine Fashion and Function

It’s no secret we like playing in, on, and around the snow. And while normally this is done strapped into a pair of skis or atop a board, staying warm...

ski rental demo program

Ski Demos- to Test or to Rent- That is the Question

Whether you are serious about purchasing ski and/or snowboard equipment, or simply wanting to test out the latest and greatest technology this winter, Christy Sports has you covered. Our ski/snowboard...

Stocking Stuffers for Skiers and Snowboarders

Stocking Stuffers for Skiers & Snowboarders

During the holiday season, we spend so much time thinking about the big ticket gifts that the little things get overlooked. It seems like every year I forget about stocking...

Ski Socks

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Ski Socks

As you gather up your gear for the season, it is easy to forget about ski socks. People think “It doesn’t matter; I’ll just use my everyday Hanes, right?”  This...

Ski Boot Insoles

Why Custom Ski Boot Insoles Will Change Your Life

Finding that perfect ski or snowboard boots is a daunting task. You might spend hours doing research and talking with experts until finally you find the perfect boots.  Then you...

Spring Break Ski Trip Essentials

Packing for a trip is difficult, but packing for a ski trip can be a daunting task. It can seem impossible to know what you will truly need to enjoy...

Ski Gifts

Ski and Snowboard Gifts You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you have all the ski and snowboard gear you think you need, but you still want more and you’re not sure what to put in your letter to Santa,...

Best Ski and Snowboard Graphics 2016 - Christy Sports

Christy’s Picks: Best Ski and Snowboard Graphics of 2016

It’s no secret that skiing and snowboarding have become an avenue for self-expression. Personal style is incorporated into every aspect from the way you ride to the gear you rep....

Ski Boots For Wide Calves

Ski Boots For Wide Calves

The great thing about people is that we are all different, but this does present some issues for skiers, especially when it comes to ski boot fitting. One of the...