Gear up for the ski swap

The ski season is still three months away but it is never too early to start thinking about your skis and your skiing.

  • Oct. 23, 2013 12:00 p.m.

By Linda Schulze

The ski season is still three months away but it is never too early to start thinking about your skis and your skiing.

Planning is in full swing for the upcoming Red Mountain Racers season. It’s time to pare down so you can gear up …

• Red Mountain Racers will be holding the annual Ski Swap Saturday, Oct. 26 at Willi Krause Field House in Trail.

Gear check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and experienced volunteers will be on hand to help you price your gear if you need it. There is a charge of $1 per checked item. Check-in continues through 11 a.m.

Red Mountain Racers executive members will also be on hand to take Nancy Greene Ski League registrations for the upcoming year.

There will also be experienced volunteers on the floor to help people with selecting the best gear for your ability and your dollar.

An added bonus, as always, representatives from Red Resort will be present to take photos for season passes to early bird season pass holders.

 

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