BIC SUP paddleboard trainers Steve and Cindy gave the Alpine Accessories Board House staff a full day of training on everything SUP. Both in store and on the water training, at the Board House at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake, gave our paddleboard instructors additional techniques for advanced paddle boarding.
Like many things, you have many choices when it comes to paddle boards. If you’re in the market for a paddle board, you should spend a few minutes and read this blog post as it could save you from making an incorrect purchase. First, you should determine a classifications: All Around Touring Surf Race All Around – (Shown right) ThisRead More
Get more out of your paddle boarding experience Paddle board accessories can make your paddling experience more fun, safer and easier. There are basic must have accessories such as a paddle, a PFD and a leash that will make life easier for you on the water. Paddles: Paddles can range from under 2 pounds toRead More
When to get the Best Deals on Ski Gear & more! To get the lowest prices one must plan ahead. When products and services are at the height of the season, when all the new models arrive is when you pay the MSRP/Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price. Many retailers are bound by dealer agreements to holdRead More
Descente knows ski clothing. They should. They’ve been making ski clothing since 1957 and are one of the top brands in the world. If you seen any Olympics in the last 40 years, you’ve seen Descente clothing on many competitors and racers. Descente’s iconic name (French for downhill skiing) and 3 arrow logo known asRead More
Selecting the right travel bag for your ski trip is easy as 1 2 3. How long will your trip last? A larger cargo bag may be needed for all your gear needed for a week long trip verses a small bag for a day trip. For a week long trip you will need severalRead More
Every fall the staff at Alpine Accessories will learn about new ski and snowboard product from the manufacturer reps. Manufactures continually improve their product. This is the time for our staff, who were not able to go to the on snow demo’s, to learn about changes to the structure, composition and design of skis andRead More
Are you anti-fashion? Do you like to dress as inconspicuous as possible, with no designer logos? Blending in is the new standing out. The new trend is to dress “normcore”. Normcore is dressing super anonymous, no logos, no labels, non-descript quality apparel. The unpretentious normcore style will stand the test of time. So when youRead More