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Getting Your Mountain Bike Ready

Getting Your Mountain Bike Ready for the Season

Snow is still falling on the Rockies but sunnier days are just around the corner. You wouldn’t try to run a marathon when you hadn’t laced up your running shoes...

Your Ski Helmet Won't Last Forever

Your Ski Helmet Won’t Last Forever

Head, noggin, skull, cranium. No matter what you call it, the part of your anatomy that protects your brain is worth protecting. We’re happy to say that most skiers these...

Atomic Skis at Christy Sports

Brand Story: Atomic

Atomic is an Austrian company that has been manufacturing skis, and manufacturing them well, for over 50 years. Since Atomic only makes skis and not snowboards, the brand can truly...

Tecnica Ski Boots

Christy Sports & Tecnica Believe in Comfortable Ski Boots

You skis boots should never ruin your day out on the slopes. Did you know many common complaints about ski boots can be remedied by knowledge of the proper way...

Christy Sports and HEAD Skis

Brand Story: HEAD Skis

HEAD is a brand that reinvented skiing as we know it in the 50’s when they added metal laminates to their skis, a design that changed the market moving forward....

5 Steps to Boot Fitting with Christy Sports

5 Steps to Ski Boot Fitting

A great boot fitting is essential for skiing throughout the winter season. Being warm and comfortable on the slopes will allow you to enjoy your sport longer, perform better, and improve...

Ski boot fitters gather around for Christy Sports' Boot Fit Training

Boot (fit) Camp- Put Your Feet in Our Hands

Christy Sports Boot Fit Training Ski boots are far from Cinderella’s glass slipper. Your Christy Sports boot fitter won’t slip a boot on your foot and cross their fingers it...

Nine 2018/2019 Ski and Snowboard Clothing Trends

Seven 2018/19 Ski & Snowboard Clothing Trends

Clothing tech trends eb and flow out on the slopes just as in everyday life. Whether your goal is looking sharp as you fly down runs or staying warm and...

New trends in skiing for the 2018-2019 season.

Ski Trends and Top Picks for the 2019 Season

Craig Peterson is the Ski Buyer for Christy Sports and its acquisitions. That means he decides what skis make it in the Christy quiver for our customers to choose from…...

FAQ: Can I Rent Ski Clothing?

FAQ: Can I Rent Ski Clothing?

Our guests know we offer ski and snowboard rentals, but we are often asked about the rest of the package – the pieces that keep you warm out on the...

Your Best Ski Boot Fit- Meet Our Expert Fitters.

Have you ever experienced a less-than-stellar day out on the mountain? If you’ve hit the slopes more than a handful of times, the answer to this question is most likely...

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...