Get Ready For Ski Season

Paddle Board Workout

At the beginning of every season we see people bringing in their skis and snowboard to get tuned or buying new gear in anticipation for the season ahead. But how many of us are getting our bodies ready for the slopes? If you are out of shape, it could ruin a otherwise great vacation. WhenRead More






Extend Your Wardrobe With Midlayers

Helly Hansen womens ripstop and fleece mid-layer jacket

Get the most of your wardrobe and use layering pieces from winter on cool summer nights or inside frigid air conditioned restaurants and stores. In winter weather there is the first layer or base layer, a mid-layer or fleece jacket, then your outer shell jacket.  Take that mid-layer jacket to wear in the spring, summerRead More






Cleaning Snow Outerwear for Summer Storage

Nikwax Tech Wash and TX Direct

You have prepared your ski and snowboard gear for summer storage, but did you forget about your ski jacket and snow pants? Keep your waterproof breathable outerwear performing and looking good longer by washing before storing in the warm summer months. Over time when clothing is stored with dirt, stains and sweat it will be harderRead More






The Life of a Ski Helmet

K2 Thrive ski helmet or snowboard helmet is has a hard shell construction with a low profile design.

I attended the Ski and Snowboard Snow Show in Denver in February. This is where shops see all next years products. While getting a product presentation, helmet manufactures are saying you should replace your helmet every 5 – 7 seasons. When I first heard this, I thought it was just their way of creating sales.Read More






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.






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 riskRead More