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Learn to Ski and Ride Month

We Were All New Once- Learn to Ski or Ride This Month in Colorado!

Here at Christy Sports we celebrate skiing and riding every month of the year. (yes, even in the heat of summer) But come January, we celebrate a little extra for...

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...

Try something new in the New Year.

Try Something New in the New Year

We’re probably used to New Year’s Resolutions that look something like this: buy a gym membership, (and use it) save more money, watch less TV, etc. What about taking a...

Night skiing in Keystone.

Keep Your Epic Day Going with Night Skiing in Keystone

We’ve all enjoyed an epic powder day on the slopes skiing or riding while wishing the day would never end. The ski lifts closing is the biggest bummer of the...

Tips to prepare for backcountry skiing from Christy Sports.

Preparing for Backcountry Skiing and Boarding

The term “Know Before You Go” applies to a lot of things: Your first backpacking trip. The first time you travel with your significant other. But it might not ever...

Gifts under $200 for skiers and boarders.

Tis’ the SKIson- Best Holiday Gifts Under $200

We know skiing can be an investment of time and money, but purchasing the perfect gift for the skier or boarder on your list doesn’t have to break the bank....

Ski bibs are back in style.

Bibs are Back

They’re Backkk You’ve probably seen them as of late- out on the mountain, hangin’ in your favorite ski shop, or adorning the subjects of epic ski photos on social media....

Christy Sports Boot fit Camp

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

Not Your Typical Training During Christy Sports’ annual boot fit training, Joe Liefer opens the day with a celebratory recognition of the company’s 60th Anniversary, showcasing the value and the...

Christy Sports boot fitter camp.

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

Christy Sports is committed to offering each customer that walks through our shop doors the chance to find their best ski boot fit ever. The company holds an annual boot...

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…...