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Meet Kelsey Campbell

Feb 18, 2019 3:58:26 PM

Meet Kelsey Campbell

Hometown: East Longmeadow, MA

Years of Experience: I have been skiing since I was 3 and snowboarding since age 8. I have 3 years experience in softgoods. At Skirack, I specialized in alpine softgoods, helmets & goggles, and running shoes.

Certifications and Awards: Masterfit Associates Plus, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Outside Interests and Hobbies: Kayaking, surfing, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, biking, stand-up paddle boarding, reading and practicing my Spanish and German.

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Meet Damian Roman

Feb 15, 2019 4:10:06 PM

Meet Damian Roman

Hometown: Lake George, NY

Years of Experience: 18 Years of Ski and Bike Tuning (& Sales)

Outside Interests and Hobbies: Skiing, Mountain Biking, Gravel Grinding...being outdoors.

Favorite Gear: Specialized Swat Gear (because it's so practical!), Lang XT boot line up, Kona Honzo ST (because steel is real)

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Downhill Ski Boot Adjustment

Jan 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What do you do when your downhill ski boot is giving you pain or discomfort? Did you know that the our Downhill Boot Fit Experts not only fit new boots, but can make adjustments to any downhill ski boot?

When a customer comes into Skirack with an existing downhill ski boot, the first questions we ask are: what's going on, what are the problems, and what can we solve? Based on their answers, we assess the foot and the boot to confirm compatibility. We can then advise if a new boot is needed or make modifications to the existing boot to address their issue. 

Call or stop by for more information and pricing on an existing boot fit.

Learn more about Skirack's Boot Fit Guarantee

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Downhill Skiing and Touring with the New SHIFT Binding

The Atomic and Salomon Shift is brand new binding that combines the best of a traditional alpine ski binding, and that of a technical alpine touring binding. Being able to Shift from a technical pin toe piece, to a hard-charging driver toe piece that most alpine bindings have, it’s a new force to be reckoned with.

After a lengthy 7 years of R&D along with testing, the binding was finally released this season for purchase. One of the biggest draws to the binding is the fact that you can go uphill with the tech toe piece, then come downhill in a DIN-release binding. DIN is an industry standard for the amount of force it takes for the boot to release from the bindings. In a traditional tech toe piece, you just have two pins holding the boot in, lacking DIN. With the new combination of tech and DIN, it introduces safety where it heavily lacked before. This is why a fair amount of the Skirack staff has purchased the Shift, myself including.

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Meet Mike Masterson

Jan 17, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Meet Mike Masterson

Hometown: Groveland, MA

Years of Experience: 16 years of skiing, training to be the best alpine boot fitter I can be!

Outside Interests and Hobbies: Skiing of course, but also hiking, fly-fishing, skateboarding, and just being outside.

Favorite Gear: The Salomon Shift binding - because it can really do it all. The Line Blend for buttering around the park and the rest of the mountain as well. The Armada Tracer 108's because they are pretty lightweight, making them the perfect option for some deeper snow tours.

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Meet Tyler Falk

Jan 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Meet Tyler Falk

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Years of Experience: Have worked in six different outdoor retailers. 10+ years experience with Bike, Ski and Climbing shops.

Certifications and Awards: American Avalanche Institute Level 3 Certification; American Avalanche Association Pro Lifetime Member; Wilderness First Responder Certification

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Dressing in Layers for Outdoor Comfort

Spending time outdoors is a big part of the lifestyle of many Vermonters, and dressing to stay comfortable during changing weather and activity levels is important if you want to get out there and have fun doing it.

Luckily, there are many trusted and well established gear brands that offer everything you need to be comfortable doing whatever you like to do outside.

Deciding what outdoor clothing you need and how to use it can be as complex as you want to make it, but if you start by learning to dress in layers, then you are well on your way to outdoor comfort.

The following tips on layering will help you make the most of what you already own and make better decisions about the new gear that will make your adventures even more fun.

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When a new customer comes in for a downhill ski boot, we assess the foot as well as the skier and take a multi-point measurement of their foot. We then select 1 or 2 pairs of boots that should fit their feet pretty well and after the skier tries them on, we will determine what exact pair they should be skiing in that year.

"You don't need to try on 15, 16, 20 different pairs of ski boots to find the perfect fit - you just need to find someone to assess your foot, assess you as a skier, and knows the current boots who can put those pieces together very easily." Doug Stewart, Skirack Downhill Ski Boot Fitter.

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Meet Max VanOrman

Jul 9, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Meet Max VanOrman

Hometown:Bloomfield, NY

Years of Experience: I am new to Skirack as of this summer and have 10+ years of sales management experience

Outside Interests and Hobbies: Mountain biking, hiking, fishing, writing music.

Favorite Gear: My Specialized Enduro has been my trusty steed on the trails for the past year and I love how versatile the bike is both on the climb and ripping downhill.

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Meet Molly Cournoyer

Jun 4, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Meet Molly Cournoyer

Hometown:Burlington, VT

Years of Experience: I am new to Skirack, with 11 years of customer service and ski racing USSA and Vara. 6 years of teaching skiing and snowboarding.

Certifications and Awards: Friends of Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) USSA / Vara Training Program First Aid and CPR certified

Outside Interests and Hobbies: Skiing, snowboarding, biking, disc golfing, hiking, fishing, camping - pretty much any adventure outdoors.

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