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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...

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...