THE BOONE BLOG

Welcome to the official Boone Mountain Sports blog. We post everything from reviews to recipes. We thank you for stopping by. If you want to say hi in person please stop by the shop we love to talk about the equipment that we use and trust.

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Atomic Maverick & Maven Ski Review

Apr 18, 2021 Riley Boone

They nailed the construction of the Maverick 95ti, it’s my favorite in the collection!

Winter Park Resort Ski Test: Every Tuesday Just Gets Better

Mar 16, 2021 Dan Guajardo

What’s in a Tuesday? Most of the huddled masses are surviving Zoom meetings with Karen and Chad..

Our Involvement with the New Atomic Maverick & Maven Series

Mar 08, 2021 Riley Boone

It was us along with 5-7 other skiers including a few other local shop owners, U.S. Atomic Commercial Manager, Jake Strassburger.. 

Well Fit Boots Equals Better Skiing

Feb 15, 2021 Logan Boone

Boots are the foundation for all skiing. A wise man once told me, “ You marry your boots, and date your skis.” Buying boots can be the hardest part of the sport

Magical - The Boone Mountain Sports Tuesday Experience..

Feb 09, 2021 Guest Blogger

Special would be a word to capture the spirit of the whole day. From the moment of the invite while standing at the service counter..

Stöckli Skis: A Brief History

Dec 03, 2020 Riley Boone

With over 80 years of experience, Stöckli relies on over 80 associates to hand-build today’s highest-end and most technological skis in the industry. Stöckli is known for their manipulation of metal with their CNC milling machines and hand finishes. It takes them over 5 days before the complete design is printed on a Stöckli ski. 

Ski Tuning Explained

Nov 15, 2020 Riley Boone

We use a multitude of structures primarily consisting of varying linear, crosshatch, wave, and chevron structures when tuning. We adjust our margins between race skis, freeride skis, all-mountain skis, and cross-country skis. These parameters are custom for different types of skis and snowboards and are essential for glide and wax retention.