Paddle Board Requirements

Licenses and Titles and Stickers, Oh My. If you are an Illinois power boat owner, you already know that there are a lot of hoops to jump thru. Meaning, there is a whole list of regulations, titles, and stickers that are required. Most Stand Up Paddleboards do not have hull identification numbers and they are not requiredRead More

Paddleboard Training

paddleboard instructor training

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.

Normcore Ski Wear

Ripzone Dimension Mens Snowboard Jacket

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

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

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