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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…...

Ski Resort Opening Dates 2019

Colorado Ski Resorts Announce Opening Dates for 2019 Season

With Autumn already in full swing, the crisp, cooler mornings and shorter days remind us Winter is right around the corner. And, according to the 2019 Farmers Almanac, this winter is...

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...

Matchstick's Productio's "All In" film showings by Christy Sports.

Matchstick Productions + Christy Sports Bring You Skiing on the Big Screen

Don’t Watch Paint Dry This Fall Ski season is right around the corner. We’re just months away from feeling the chair lift folding the back of our knees, the chill...

Then 10 Best Mountain Bike Trails in Colorado to See the Aspens.

Top 10 Colorado Mountain Bike Trails to See the Aspens

Don’t put that bike away just yet!! Quaking aspens combined with pleasant Colorado temperatures and mountainous landscapes soaked in fiery reds, oranges, and yellows offer one more reason to keep...

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...

Christy Sports Powder Daze 2018

Christy Sports Powder Daze 2018- Best Colorado Ski Deals

It’s back- the sale that’s been on the minds of skiers and boarders across the state throughout the summer, despite the climbing thermometer. Christy Sports is excited to present Powder...

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...