Alpine Accessories Blog and News

Skiing, Snowboarding & Winter Fun!

Tell A Friend

Latest Blogs
Popular Posts

Latest Blogs


Copper Mountain On-Snow Demo 2014

Copper Mountain Snow Show Demo 2014

On-Snow Demo was held at Copper Mountain February 2nd & 3rd 2014 following the Snow Show in Denver. Rick and Laurie, owners of Alpine Accessories, demoed 2014-2015 skis that will be in shop.  This will allow us to give customers first hand experience on how each ski behaves in various conditions.

Therm-IC Presented at SIA Snow Show 2014

Rick from Alpine Accessories met with Therm-IC Staff at SIA Snow Show 2014

Therm-IC product for 2014-2015 was shown at the SIA Snow Show 2014 booth. Rick Pasturczak, owner of Alpine Accessories met with representatives of The Soze Group, the North American distributors for Therm-IC products. The Therm-IC heated gloves will be making a comeback with improvements to the battery connectors. It will be easier to recharge the glove batteries as the batteries will no longer need be unplugged from the gloves to recharge them. The line will… Read More

Real Goat Fur Boot Exclusive At Alpine Accessories

Real goat fur boots made in Italy available at Alpine Accessories.

If  you want beige long goat fur boots, Alpine Accessories is the only place you will find them. It has been about three years since the beige 810 fur boot have been available. With so many requests for the beige fur boot, our buyer decided to place an exclusive order to meet the boot makers minimum. The Regina 810 goat fur boot is lined in wool sherpa making these the warmest boots for the coldest days.… Read More

K2 Ski Donates to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

K2 Skis Women's Alliance donates $50,000 annually to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Alpine Accessories would like thank K2 Ski Alliance and K2 Snowboard Alliance for donating a minimum of $50,000 annually to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other organizations on behalf of all K2 women’s product. K2 has donated over $1,000,000 to organizations worldwide in the past decade to help women to stay healthy and active. Being sedentary and overweight increases one’s risk for this disease. Being overweight increases ones risk as fat tissue produces estrogen that is linked to cancer risk. In the… Read More

Celebrate our 20th Anniversary

This October marks 20 years since Alpine Accessories made their first sale out of the basement of the owners home in October of 1993. See the complete story. And since it is such a milestone, Alpine Accessories is having a 20 Anniversary Celebration! Stop by the store. There are plenty of 20 Year Anniversary promotions going on. Many deals in the ski department, snowboard department, accessory department, and clothing department. One promotion is a FREE Giro goggle valued at $40.00 with… Read More

Bring on the snow, Alpine Accessories is ready!


As of September 2oth,  2013, Alpine Accessories has completed the transformation of the store from summer to winter. The 2014 equipment and clothing is on display and ready for you to see. The early shopper gets the best selection because we’re at our fullest inventory. And our service department is ready to go so bring in your skis and snowboards for tuning. Hope to see you soon! Rick and Laurie Owners of Alpine Accessories

What’s new for ski gear for 2014?

The first thing that comes to mind is the new K2 ski boots. Instead of taking a race boot and tuning it down, K2 decided to design their boots from the ground up. This gave them more options on how to design their new boots. The big difference is their Y shaped spine on the back of the boots which allows the boots to flex progressively instead of your shin hitting a brick wall like some customer say happen.… Read More

New Ski and Snowboard Gear and Apparel for 2013-2014

High Sierra ski bag and boot bag, K2 skis, K2 ski boots, K2 helmet, Salomon fleece t-neck, DC Show Torstein snowboard jacket,

Lime green is muted by black in the new 2013-2014 gear and apparel lines. The High Sierra ski bag and boot bags are made of extra durable nylon designed to last. These ski boot bags have more compartments for your every need and telescoping handles. The skate style wheels makes it a breeze going through the airport and lodging. K2 ski boots have arrived! K2 built their boots from scratch consulting the experts. K2 makes skis… Read More

K2 Skis and Snowboards for 2013-2014 Have Arrived

New 2013 - 2014 K2 Skis

Alpine Accessories is the first to receive the new 2013-2014 skis and snowboards in the Chicago area. Why? Because we place our order about 2 weeks prior to everyone else. And the first order in is the first order to be shipped. So stop by and see the new skis and snowboard equipment. K2 realigned and improved their skis this year. It is easier for you to figure out which ski you want because the… Read More

Ski Equipment Summer Storage

Off season storage is extremely important and can make your equipment last and perform longer. Follow these tips to help you protect your investment and get the best performance out of your gear. 1)Skis should be tuned BEFORE storing for the summer. This way your bases are clean and waxed for the absolute best protection from the summer humidity. 2)Store your skis standing upright in a rack in a dry area. Do NOT store skis… Read More