Free Lift Tickets and Discount Tickets are available at many areas. This lists ways you can get these discounts and Free lift tickets from group rates, volunteering, package deals and more.
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
K2 2012-2013 snowboards have arrived at Alpine Accessories. K2 snowboards are new for our shop and Alpine Accessories is the first shop in the Chicagoland area to receive their shipment. K2 is selective who they have for dealers. K2 is the second largest manufacturer of snowboards after Burton. K2 makes a snowboard, the Fastplant, with a 5 year manufacturersRead More
Every season we sell more and more battery heated gloves and for probably a good reason. People like keeping their hands warm. There are all types and models but when it comes to having one of the best, the Seirus Heat Touch Inferno gloves do a great job. These high quality gloves have 2 small batteries per gloveRead More
You want to look good when you’re out on the slopes. Here are a few examples of Ski Jackets to match your K2 skis. The K2 Super Burnin is probably one of the most difficult skis to match a ski jacket to. Our buyers found the Bonfire womens Heavenly jacket in Mahogany and the O’NeillRead 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.
Last season saw a record number of ski and snowboard helmet sales. We sold down to the bare bones because people came in wanting a helmet before going on their spring break trip last year. This end of season splurge came right after the publicized death of Natasha Richardson who received a head injury whenRead More
We’ve asked some of our customers and employees to share some of their secrets on how they stay warm on the slopes. Hopefully you’ll find some of their secrets helpful. I never wear my ski socks when I drive to my destination because they’ll be damp when I arrive. Instead, I put them on whenRead 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
You can win a ski or snowboard trip to Chestnut Mountain in Galena Illinois for two people, which includes lift tickets and bus transportation. The Free trip is being offered by Alpine Accessories Ski and Snowboard Shop and has been organized by the Powder Dogs Ski and Snowboard Club. The bus is the Van Galder Bus CompaniesRead More