Reservations Page Temporarily Disabled

Due to overwhelming responses for this weekend, we’ve been forced to take our reservations page down until Monday.   But rest assured, we have tons of rentals available — just come on down to the shop and we will get you outfitted, ready to go for this weekend.   Thanks for understanding. The reservations page […]


The Ribbon on the 2014-15 Winter Ski Season has been CUT!

Arapahoe Basin broke open the winter season this morning by running their Blue Mountain Express high speed quad and it’s passengers up for their first turns of Fall.  Loveland is cranking the snow makers and expects to be open any day.  Copper and Keystone are soon to follow, officially projecting October 31st for opening.  For […]


Fall is in the Air, and so is that ski wax smell!

The machines are fired up and the smell of melted wax permeating the air, the Crystal Crew is getting ready for winter!  We officially open October 1st, operating under our early season hours.  We will resume our normal Daily 7am-8pm  hours of operation starting Thanksgiving Break.  Our door is open!  Come get your Season Rental Package now!  

The Crew at the Register

Floods, Blizzards, and Deep Freeze….. Oh my! There has been plenty to mark this season as memorable.  Are you putting your own personal touch on it?  If you haven’t been out to enjoy the epic winter we’re having what are you waiting for?  Now is the time to take advantage, don’t be the one next […]

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How to tell if you need a Tune-up or Repair: Pre-season tips

A word from our Tuners: How to tell if you need a Tune-up I could go with the simple answer here and tell you that it’s October, you haven’t touched your skis since April, so your skis (or board, I don’t judge) could use some love.  While that probably applies to 95% of you, we […]


Who says you don’t have friends on a Powder Day!?!

We’re your best resource for days like this!  We’ve got a great selection of powder skis to choose from.  We keep them around all year, just waiting for these few great opportunities to rent them out.    Come in and check out our freshy pow options from Icelantic, Rossignol, and Hart.   It’s also a great day to […]

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Notice to Air Travelers: Airlines Charging Big Fees for Checked Skis and Heavy Bags

If you have upcoming plans to travel with your snowsport equipment, note that there are big changes in the airline rules for oversized bags (like skis and snowboards) and heavy bags that perhaps contain ski boots and other equipment. It is important that you check with your airline (each airline is different) and understand the […]


Get your “5th Graders Ski FREE” in Colorado Passport

You don’t need to be smarter than a 5th grader to figure out what a great deal this is! Colorado Ski Country USA provides every 5th Grader in the State of Colorado a passport that allows each kid to ski or ride 63 days for free this season. The passport works at 21 participating resorts in Colorado and you […]


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Don’t Get “Cold Feet” For Winter Sports

      If we could offer a simple formula for guaranteed success doing any snowsport, the formula would include the simple variable called Socks. Even though the technology and insulation has improved in downhill ski boots, snowboard boots and cross country ski boots, a good pair of socks is still essential. One pair of […]