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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 Properly Store Skis and Snowboards During the Off Season

The time has come to trade in your goggles for sunglasses and skis/snowboards for mountain bikes, hiking boots, or wake boards. As you transition to warm weather sports, dropping your...

A New Front Range Christy Sports

Perhaps you’ve heard Phil, the world’s most famous groundhog, saw his shadow, indicating six more weeks of winter. For us and our fun-loving fans, that means many more days of...

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,...

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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...

Colorado Ski Trip

What to Pack for a Ski Trip in Colorado

Whether it’s Vail, Aspen, Steamboat Springs, Breckenridge, or Keystone that is your ski or snowboard vacation this winter, packing for such a trip isn’t always as fun as picking the...

Wet Your Whistle This Ski Season with Breckenridge Craft Brews and Spirits

Are you looking to jump aboard the craft spirit train or simply looking for someplace unique and different to wet your whistle after a day on the slopes? Either way,...

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...

Save Money Skiing and Snowboarding

Three Smart Tips for Saving Money on Skiing and Snowboarding

At their most elemental, skiing and snowboarding are all about having fun. A reality of having this fun, however, is that it can cost money. Pioneering ski filmmaker Warren Miller...

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...

Christy Kids Ski Deals

Save More Money, Have More Fun with Christy Kids Bundles

Hey parents! Are you ready to save some significant money on your children’s skiing and snowboarding this winter? That’s a silly question, because as any skiing or snowboarding parent will...