November 13, 2011
Backcountry accessories, such as Backcountry Access collapsable shovels, available at Christy Sports for $49.95, have proven to be strong sellers for local shops.
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It could be the crash of the economy or the rise of technology — or simply the next step in adventurers’ never-ending quests to push onward. Whatever the reason, backcountry skiing gear has started to go from extreme to mainstream, and that’s driven local ski shops to re-evaluate the way they do business.