Skiing 101

Ski Rentals
There is nothing like a day on the slopes. As you get ready for your next skiing adventure, finding the right winter gear can be intimidating. There is a lot to consider. We are here to help you find the right pair of skis to improve your experience in the snow. Here is our Skiing 101 to help you find the perfect skiing adventure.   Step 1: What kind of skier are you? The basic breakdown of ability levels consists of beginner, intermediate, and expert.    Beginner: This ranges from first timers to confident novices. These skiers tend to stay on the bunny hills and green rated runs. Terms like ‘pizza’, ‘snowplow’, and ‘french fries’ are frequently used and most of your focus is on stopping. Never be afraid to admit to being a beginner. Everyone starts as a beginner and it’s better to get the basics down in a...

Gearo Retailer Spotlight: Altitude Paddleboards

Get to know the Gearo retailer community. This month we are getting to know Altitude Paddleboards, a SUP retailer, established in 2012. Located in Littleton, CO; Altitude Paddleboards was the first stand up paddleboard-dedicated retailer to open in Colorado and their business has been expanding ever since! Meet JB and Nancy; husband and wife and Co-Founders of Altitude Paddleboards! About the owners: John and Nancy enjoy being outdoors during all seasons. They are active in whitewater river sports, standup paddle boarding, and skiing. They enjoyed living the island lifestyle on Oahu for over a decade and then decided to move to Colorado in 2003.  Since moving to Littleton, Nancy and John have been exploring the local mountains and rivers as well as spending more time at their family cabin in Montana. What...