Christy Sports The Ridge Report
A Blog About Everything Skiing & Snowboarding in Colorado & Utah
old beat up skis

Ski technology is constantly changing – sometimes even from season to season. This certainly makes it a challenge deciding when exactly to replace your skis. Visually, your skis look to be in good shape, but are they really? After all, the most important investment you will make in this sport is not your boots or […]

Group of mountain bikers on a trail

Whether you are new to mountain biking or a pro on the trail, suspension is key to your riding comfort and enjoyment. Understanding the different types and features of bike suspension will help in your search for your first mountain bike or finding that perfect upgrade. Christy Sports has four full-service bike shops with an […]

Fireworks over Colorado mountain town

With increased fire danger in Colorado resulting in fire bans becoming the norm over recent consecutive years, many Colorado mountain towns have opted out of their grand fireworks displays for 2019. Instead, these small, hometown communities are hoping to offer a new tradition – returning to times of celebrating our country’s independence by spending quality […]

Night skiing in Keystone.

We’ve all enjoyed an epic powder day on the slopes skiing or riding while wishing the day would never end. The ski lifts closing is the biggest bummer of the day. Never fear, Keystone Night Skiing is here to save (and extend) the day! Keystone having the longest ski days with the most lighted trails […]

Ski Resort Opening Dates 2019

With Autumn already in full swing, the crisp, cooler mornings and shorter days remind us Winter is right around the corner. And, according to the 2019 Farmers Almanac, this winter is predicted to be a teeth-chattering cold one with plenty of snow. That’s great news for skiers and snowboarders!! So, if you’ve been waiting to trade […]

Then 10 Best Mountain Bike Trails in Colorado to See the Aspens.

Don’t put that bike away just yet!! Quaking aspens combined with pleasant Colorado temperatures and mountainous landscapes soaked in fiery reds, oranges, and yellows offer one more reason to keep your bike tuned up this fall. Aspen trees have a unique interconnected root system, causing each cluster to turn the same brilliant hue and in […]