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.
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
Women’s ski clinics and lessons help women reach their full potential in an atmosphere that is fun, uplifting and motivating.
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
The IBEX Ski and Snowboard Club had a special day at Alpine Accessories where their members were given one day specials, refreshments and a table set up with their upcoming trip information. Members talked to customers / hopefully potential members about the clubs trips.
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 theRead 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
The local Girl Scout troop visited Alpine Accessories on Sunday January 8th to gather information for their Winter Sports Badge. The girls were shown how water proof breathable fabrics keep you dry and the differences to water resistant fabrics. Rick also demonstrated how to properly size and wear a ski or snowboard helmet.
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 snowboardsRead More
When you travel to the mountains, you want to get the most enjoyment for your money, so we asked many customers last month when is their favorite time to go on a ski/snowboard vacation. Most said during Christmas holiday and spring break. But if you take the school breaks out of the formula, we gotRead More