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Mountain Boarding

Mountain Boarding: It’s a Thing

Do you crave the thrill of snowboarding all year long? You’re not alone, but you might be an adrenaline junkie. When the snow melts, some adrenaline addicts trade out their...

Store Ski and Snowboard Boots in the Offseason

So, you’ve spent all season riding in your ski or snowboard boots. Chances are pretty good they are grimy and nasty – buckles and/or laces sticking, shells are dirty and...

How to install snowboard bindings

How to Install Snowboard Bindings

Every snowboarder knows top-notch bindings are a crucial component of enjoying your ride down the mountain, but not every boarder knows just how simple it can be to install your...

Gold Medal Ski Gear- Brands at the Winter Olympics

Arguably the most anticipated sporting event in the world is fast-approaching and we couldn’t be more excited that the games in Korea will take place primarily on ice and snow,...

ski better/ snowboard better

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Becoming a Better Skier or Snowboarder

A new year is upon us. It’s time to set some goals for the winter. As you narrow down those resolutions, some fall off the plate and some receive your...

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...