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The 411 On Ski & Snowboard Season Rentals

Looking to ski or ride and need to rent equipment long term this winter, or have little ones who grow faster than their ski gear carries them?  You may want...

Powder Daze Week One Recap- Our Favorite Things About the Sale So Far

Our loyal customers countdown each year to Powder Daze and new Christy Sports customers delight in learning what all the buzz is about. This is because Powder Daze is their chance...

Oktoberfest in Colorado

Before You Say Goodbye to Summer . . . Top Mountain Resort Oktoberfests

Originally a proud German tradition started in 1810, Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, has become one of the world’s largest fairs.  The annual event gathers more than six million people from...

Powder Daze FAQ's

Your Powder Daze Questions, Answered

It’s approaching that time of year when many Coloradans are ready for a little relief from the heat and perhaps a sprinkle or two of snow. The month of August...

Christy Sports Kimball Junction- Our Newest Addition

Christy Sports is excited to be expanding and demonstrating all we have to offer to guests in new areas! That’s why we could hardly wait for our 3rd location in...

7 Tips: Mountain Biking for Beginners

The challenge of the climb and the thrill of the downhill are not lost on the savvy mountain-biker. But for those who want to get in on the action, starting...

Easter Egg Hunts at Ski Resorts in Colorado and Utah

Easter Egg Hunt Guide for Rocky Mountains Ski Resorts

If you happen to be on a ski vacation over Easter or you’re worried the Easter Bunny is going to miss you in the Colorado and Utah mountains, fear not! ...

obermeyer clothing

Brand Report: Obermeyer Clothing

When it comes to outerwear companies, you usually hear the word “innovation” being thrown around, but at Obermeyer they mean it. Klaus Obermeyer founded the Aspen, Colorado based company in 1947...

Athlete Report: Alex Nolan

Before the ski season truly kicked off, Christy Sports had the chance to sit down with Summit County local athlete and University of Colorado Freestyle Ski Team Member Alex Nolan,...

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...

Ski Boot Insoles

Why Custom Ski Boot Insoles Will Change Your Life

Finding that perfect ski or snowboard boots is a daunting task. You might spend hours doing research and talking with experts until finally you find the perfect boots.  Then you...