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3108, 2018

Salomon Shift

August 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Salomon Shift

The new S/LAB SHIFT from Salomon is a binding that soars above the rest in the next generation of freeride capability. Blending the touring efficiency of a pin binding, with the performance heel of an alpine freeride binding! For skiers who like to push the boundaries of the mountain and their skiing, SHIFT to the first ever truly compromise-free binding.

Hitting the shelves in limited quantities this fall the Shift will be available at Fattys! It is a must see for all backcountry enthusiasts.

 

 

2003, 2018

Ikon, Epic, or Mountain Collective?

March 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Ikon, Epic, or Mountain Collective?

Which pass are you going to lock down for next year?! After this crazy start to March, we are discussing our options over here at Fattys.  This graphic is for your visual learners!

811, 2017

Audi FIS World Cup at Killington Round 2!

November 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Audi FIS World Cup at Killington Round 2!

Mark your calendar for the return of the Audi FIS Women’s Ski World Cup to Killington, Vermont on November 25 and 26, 2017. Following the rousing success of its 2016 event, Killington has been chosen to host the races on Thanksgiving weekend through 2018.

Last years video of Mikaela Shiffrin, the heavy favorite on her home turf:

*Schedule subject to change! Check http://www.killington.com/site/to-do/World-Cup/schedule/index.html for official schedule*

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017

Festival Village Open | 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | K-1 Base Area

*Donate and take a photo with the Simon Pearce World Cup Trophy | 12:00 p.m.-3:00p.m., K-1 Base Area

Free Concert with Troy Ramey | 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. | Festival Village, K-1 Base Area

Athlete Presentation | 5:45 p.m. | Festival Village, K-1 Base Area

Fireworks Show | Immediately following athlete presentation | Festival Village, K-1 Base Area

SHRED Optics athlete signing with Resi Stiegler | 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Killington Sports Route 4, 2326 Rt. 4, Killington, VT 05751

TGR’s Rogue Elements Movie Premier | 7:00 p.m. | Resort Center, Snowshed Base Lodge


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017

Festival Village Open | 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. | K-1 Base Area

VIP Area Open | 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar, K-1 Base Area

Opening Ceremony Parade Featuring VARA Athletes| 8:45 a.m. | Finish Corral, Base of Superstar Trail

Giant Slalom Run 1 | 10:00 a.m. | Superstar Trail

*Donate and take a photo with the Simon Pearce World Cup Trophy | 10:00 a.m.-12:00p.m., K-1 Base Area

Giant Slalom Run 2 | 1:00 p.m. | Superstar Trail

Award Ceremony | Immediately following race | Finish Corral, Base of Superstar Trail

Free Concert with Dispatch | Immediately following awards, approximately 2:00 p.m. | Festival Village, K-1 Base Area

Apres Party hosted by the Kelly Brush Foundation | 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | The Pickle Barrel

Warren Miller’s Line of Descent Movie Premier | 7:00 p.m. | Snowshed Base Lodge

Wobbly Barn World Cup Party, public welcome | 8:00 p.m. | Wobbly Barn


SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2017

Festival Village Open | 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. | K-1 Base Area

VIP Area Open | 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar, K-1 Base Area

Opening Ceremony Parade Featuring USSA EASTERN Division Athletes | 8:45 a.m. | Finish Corral, Base of Superstar Trail

Slalom Run 1 | 10:00 a.m. | Superstar Trail

*Donate and take a photo with the Simon Pearce World Cup Trophy | 10:00 a.m.-12:00p.m., K-1 Base Area

Slalom Run 2 | 1:00 p.m. | Superstar Trail

Award Ceremony | Immediately following race | Finish Corral, Base of Superstar Trail

*All donations benefit the Love Your Brain Foundation and Vermont Adaptive.

1910, 2017

50 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE!

October 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 50 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE!

We received this letter early preseason this year. Though we would share it with you. Its people like Lang who make us realize why we do it! Thanks Lang!

308, 2017

Nordica: Shedding Light on Customizing Ski Boots

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: New Stuff|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nordica: Shedding Light on Customizing Ski Boots

Since its 2004 introduction, Nordica has sold over 1 million pairs of its vaunted SpeedMachine boots. Combining top tier performance with all-day comfort, the SpeedMachine has since become the ‘go to’ boot for expert and advancing skiers who demand everything from their gear.

This year, the SpeedMachine is back, only Nordica has made it lighter, comfier and, ultimately, better than ever.

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2906, 2017

Line Skis – More Funner!

June 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Line Skis – More Funner!

From The Beginning

Line has been with us for pretty much the whole ride. Started around ’95 Line Skis was a true pioneer for freestyle skiing. Some people thought Jason was crazy for making a ski with an upturned tail… Now look, they all have them. Being the core brand that they are, we have kept Line as one of our flagship, showcase brands throughout time because they have been through the ringer just like us. Read more for ski construction and technology!

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1406, 2017

Jones -An Ethical Snowboard Company

June 14th, 2017|Categories: Product Review|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Jones -An Ethical Snowboard Company

Jones Snowboards is committed to being an outdoor industry leader in the fight against climate change. Building snowboards will always have an environmental footprint so they strive to minimize this footprint whenever possible by developing new eco-tech and supporting organizations that fight against climate change on the front lines. Jones takes these efforts seriously because they care about how their actions will affect the environment for future generations.

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2504, 2017

Mt. Baker

April 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mt. Baker

Fattys took a trip to the PNW to visit some old friends and explore new territory. The first week of March at Mt. Baker brought us 10ft of light, fluffy snow in 8 days. We were swimming. This video was filmed by Jesse as the crew explored Swift Creek, a day in the backcountry with Patrick, JJ, Brigid, and Chris. Oh yeah can’t forget Bruce & Peter!

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