There was great snow on the ground up north in early December, and I readied my gear to head up there. Then work got in the way. Life got in the way next. A four letter word (rain) befell the north country. The holidays were on the doorstep. So despite great early season conditions—and intentions—I
Scott Heald, the Avie’s rep from Dalbello, held a clinic recently at Avie’s Ski / Sports to get everyone up to par on Dalbello ski boots for the 2019/2020 season. Panterra Possibilities First off what’s new? Panterra is the answer. And this boot is setting a new benchmark for freeride ski boots. Totally redesigned with
The title sounds like a cyber-style remake of a “Rocky” movie, or the next sequel to one of the many super hero type movies out there. But it’s not that far fetched. And more importantly, it’s about skiing. Last fall I had a post titled “Ski Boots—Year of the Boot.” In that post I made
Went to bed Tuesday night and it was snowing hard. Woke up Wednesday morning to 5 or 6-inches of fresh white stuff on the ground. Fortunately, the bed was in Lincoln, NH. About 2 miles away from the lifts at Loon Mountain. I had the feeling it was going to be a pretty good day.
Ski boots are critical gear. And this ski season should be known as the Year of the Boot. Why? Because this year marks a watershed of change in ski boot design. This season, when you walk into Avie’s Ski / Sports to check out new ski boots, you will find several pleasant changes. The
It was great to wake up this morning and see a nice heavy coat of frost. It has snowed a couple of times up north. Ski areas are working snow guns overnight as they begin to build up the base we will ski and ride on this season. Killington and Sunday River have lifts spinning
I got an email this morning pointing out how many “Skier’s Choice” awards Dalbello ski boots have received for the 2016/2017 season. I thought I would take a moment to share with you some personal experience and thoughts regarding Dalbello boots. First off, Avie’s Ski/Sport is carrying Dalbello ski boots this season, so if you find any