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A Blog About Everything Skiing & Snowboarding in Colorado & Utah

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Old snowboard on wood floor

Should I Replace my Snowboard?

We know what it’s like to become attached to a snowboard. (and not just literally) The valuable time you spend with it strapped to your foot while taking in breathtaking...

Old ski bindings

Should I Replace My Bindings?

Whether you are a skier or snowboarder, your bindings are the second most important investment you will make. You will want to take care of your bindings to avoid frequent...

a tree in the snow

Sustainable Ski Gear

The Sustainability Trend The ski industry is deeply dependent on the health of our environment. Thankfully, the outdoor industry continues to address the broader trend of sustainability. We’ve seen Colorado...

old beat up skis

Should I Replace My 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...

Old ski boots on a wooden floor

Should I Replace My Ski Boots?

From “Vintage” to “Time to Replace” It’s hard to attach a number to exactly how long your ski boots will last since it depends on how many days you ski,...

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...