The Doc Blog

How to ensure a ski tour is not a ski sore!

March 7, 2018

  BootDoctors’ good friend and Master Bootfitter Bob Egeland addresses the challenges and opportunities with the new generation of AT boots.   Check out his.


February 28, 2018

  BIG IDEAS FOR FUN IN OUR LITTLE MOUNTAIN TOWN   Whether skiing, Nordic cruising or Fat Bike trail riding, we have all the gear.

ON BOARD: Mending The Division Of Skiers vs. Snowboards

February 21, 2018

  FROM TAOS: MENDING THE DIVISION OF SKIERS VS. SNOWBOARDERS – Read the full story below – On Board After decades of upholding a ski-only.

Telluride Trifecta of Olympic Athletes!

February 12, 2018

  We are so proud to have three local Telluride athletes competing at the PeyongChang Olympic Winter 2018 games in three disciplines.   Freeskier Gus.

The Top 10 Lift-Accessed Runs in North America

February 1, 2018

  According to Ingrid Backstrom!   Telluride’s Palmyra Peak made the cut! Awesome videos of each run should be viewed and enjoyed.   See below.

TAOS SKI VALLEY: New Terrain, Plenty of Sunshine

January 26, 2018

  Making lemonade in the Winter in Taos!   The last storm brought in 14″ of much needed pristine Northern New Mexico powder. The season.


January 23, 2018

  NEW TERRAIN HAS OPENED!   With all the recent snowfall Lifts 10 & 11 are now OPEN. Ski Patrol also dropped the ropes for.

Celebrate International Women’s Ski Day 2018

January 16, 2018

  SKI LOCAL, CELEBRATE GLOBAL!   Happening This Weekend: January 20th, 2018 • 9AM – 4PM   For local updates, go to OUR FACEBOOK PAGE..

TELLURIDE SKI MOUNTAIN: Nearly 2 feet in 5 days and 11″ in 48 hours

January 12, 2018

  NEW TERRAIN TO OPEN SOON!   For all you powder lovers out there, here are some incredible powder turns from our photo shoot with.

POW to the people!

January 11, 2018

  3:45pm Powder Update!   ULLR IS GOOD…11” in 24 hours! Lifts 1-9 open at 9 am. Get out and enjoy that fresh powder!  .

What Happens to a Ski Town When It Doesn’t Snow

December 30, 2017

  It’s not all bad—the trail running and mountain biking are still sweet. Not to mention the fat biking. Why not rent a fat bike.

No Snow? Still Go!

December 24, 2017

  Locals are taking advantage of this freakish winter and getting after it in all sorts of creative ways.   Looking for your own no-snow.

Telluride Beckons the Gods of Winter

December 20, 2017

  Town Hosts Ski Burn and Snow Dances Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 5:30 p.m. • Elk’s Park Telluride needs to be wearing its winter whites.

DECEMBER 23rd: Warren Miller’s “Line Of Descent” Movie Premiere

December 18, 2017

  – The Sheridan Arts Foundation & BootDoctors Present –   Warren Miller’s “LINE OF DESCENT” Saturday December 23rd, 2017 • 6pm & 9pm  .

DECEMBER 21st: Matchstick Productions’ “Drop Everything” Movie Premiere

December 13, 2017

  – The Sheridan Arts Foundation & BootDoctors Present –   Matchstick Productions’ “DROP EVERYTHING” Thursday December 21st, 2017 • 6pm & 9pm   Tickets.

12 Days Of Xmas, Telluride Style

December 8, 2017

  Get some more great gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season!   These are some of the BootDoctors’ staff best picks Read the full.

Support SAR! 2nd Annual Backcountry Awareness Night: Dec 2nd, 2017

November 28, 2017

  Bring Your Friends & Help Support San Juan County Search & Rescue (SAR)   December 2nd, 2017 6pm Doors • Awesome Films & Rad.

USA Today Lists 2 Colorado Ski Resorts as Most Extreme in North America

November 13, 2017

  Out of the top 10 most extreme resorts to ski in North America, two Colorado destinations made the list. Can you guess what they.

BootDoctors & Christy Sports Join Powerful Forces

November 6, 2017

  With shared common core values as family-based operations, BootDoctors and Christy Sports collectively provide quality products and exceptional customer service.   “We’ve been looking.

Town & Country Hearts Telluride

October 30, 2017

  Who says no one reads anymore? Thanks for the shout out from the oldest continuously published general interest magazine in the USA. Read the.

BootDoctors: Gear Gods

October 24, 2017

  You don’t have to ascend to the top of the mountain for the truth (unless you want to.) Find Words of Wisdom from the.

Feed your brain. It may be starving!

October 20, 2017

  Brain food is more important than we think.   According to an article by Tara Swart in Fast Company, yes you need to drink.

I knew it! Laundry does burn calories!

October 15, 2017

  It’s official: If you want a longer life, you need to get moving.   A recent study published in the journal, The Lancet, found.

FROM THE PROS: 2017-2018 Ski & Boot Reviews

October 9, 2017

Get the skinny on fat skis, rocker, on and off piste ski boots and lots more cool new gear that will give you the edge.

Team BootDoctors Goes For The Fall Gold!

October 1, 2017

  The San Juan Mountains may have been mostly stripped of their veins of gold ore, but, Fall Aspens bring out the gold, offering visual.


September 28, 2017

  They say all that the gold was mined out of the hills but there is still treasures to be found for those who take.

SAM TISCHENDORF: The (boot)Doctor is in the house, y’all!

September 17, 2017

  “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss  .

2017 M2D: Ride With Local, Elite Athletes Hilaree & TJ

September 11, 2017

  Ride M2D 2017 with Elite Athletes Hilaree Oneil and TJ Eisenhart   M2D is in awe of Hilaree being amazing at just about everything.


August 27, 2017

  5 Best Ski Sale Buying Tips Check out 5 great tips for shopping ski sales by lifetime skier, accomplished athlete and mom, Jesse James.

Does it feel like Summer is slipping away? FEAR NOT!

August 17, 2017

   There’s plenty of daylight left for you to explore, enjoy and invigorate your self. Colorado offers many wonderful challenges and opportunities to maximize your.

TRAIL ETIQUETTE: Be Present, Be Cool, Be Courteous

August 9, 2017

  Although we may all have different goals while on the trails, we share similar reasons for being there. Exercise, training, headspace, inspiration, or connecting.

Why You Need A New Bike NOW!

August 1, 2017

  “They say money can’t buy you happiness. But, they’re wrong. Because it can buy you a new bike and nothing will make you happier..

2017 M2D BIKE RIDE: Get Your 60 Day Training Plan

July 27, 2017

  M2D BIKE RIDE: Get Your 60 Day Training Plan   Woop Woop! 60 Day Training Plan! Start by getting on your bike for an.

What’s the Secret to Success for Trail Running?

July 26, 2017

What’s the Secret to Success for Trail Running? We share our tips with aspiring runners below. But first, we invite you to participate (or to.

JULY 22ND: Introducing Taos Bacon & Brews

July 19, 2017

  SATURDAY, JULY 22ND   Introducing Taos Bacon & Brews 12pm to 5pm • Taos Ski Valley Main Base Plaza     “Everything goes better.

BOOTDOCTORS’ HAWKEYE JOHNSON: Why Does A Pirate Take The Hiking Trail?

July 13, 2017

  HAWKEYE JOHNSON: WHY DOES A PIRATE TAKE THE HIKING TRAIL Because he’s got a big Heaaaaart for helping others!   Hawkeye Johnson is a.

YOUR INNER ATHLETE: Never Let Success Go To Your Head

July 6, 2017

  Never Let Success Go To Your Head   Dr. Haley Perlus shares her sport and exercise psychology that we can all apply to our.

GET A GUIDE: The Truth About Mountain Biking In Telluride & Taos

July 3, 2017

  GET A GUIDE: The Truth About Mountain Biking In Telluride & Taos   The trails are calling. Check out the awesome mountain bike opportunities.


June 29, 2017

  Rolling on the River with BootDoctors   Big snow pack, means big and SUPER FUN whitewater! Check out the video & full article from.

THIS FRIDAY: Summer Starts At Taos Ski Valley

June 22, 2017

  SUMMER STARTS THIS FRIDAY AT TAOS SKI VALLEY   Check out one of the season’s first events, THE SUMMER SCENIC CHAIR RIDES. For other.

2017 FREE BIKE DEMO THIS WEEKEND: Specialized & Pivot Cycles

June 19, 2017

  2017 FREE SPECIALIZED & PIVOT BIKE DEMO Saturday, June 24 & Sunday, June 25 • 9 am to 3 pm Base of Chair 4,.


June 9, 2017

  RAT EVENT 6/10 & SUMMER TRAILS   A great event is happening this weekend with the 1st Annual Rat Race in Ridgway, CO! BootDoctors.


May 25, 2017

  Join The Fun: Saturday June 10th RAT RACE & RIDGWAY FAT TIRE FESTIVAL The RAT RACE is a 26-mile single track race—two loops through.

2017 NORWOOD BIKE JAMBOREE: New Trails Are Opening

May 8, 2017

  2017 Norwood Bike Jamboree: New Trails Are Opening Join Us May 19th, 20th & 21st, 2017!   Join us for dinner Saturday, May 20th,.


April 9, 2017

  SCOPE THE NEW LIVE BOOTCAM   There you are. It’s 8.30 AM and it just dumped over a foot of fresh powder overnight.The scramble.

On The Road To Telluride | POWDER Magazine

March 29, 2017

  On The Road To Telluride | POWDER Magazine   What could be better than a road trip with your dog to Telluride to ski?.

The BootDoctors: Perfect Boot Fit Every Time

March 27, 2017

  The BootDoctors: Perfect Boot Fit Every Time   What’s the recipe for the perfect boot fit? Take a brilliant podiatrist with a passion for.

How Telluride Taught Me To LOVE Skiing

March 23, 2017

  How Telluride Taught Me To LOVE Skiing   Think Telluride is for experts only? Think again. Maggie Fuller gives an authentic and lively story.

Rx From The BootDoctor: Mountain Collective Pass, 10 Things You Didn’t Know

March 17, 2017

  Rx From The BootDoctor: Mountain Collective Pass, 10 Things You Didn’t Know   The newest “prescription” form the BootDoctors = MORE skiing for your.

36 Hours In Telluride

March 16, 2017

  36 HOURS IN TELLURIDE You have been dreaming of your long weekend trip, destination Telluride, CO. Now, what to do there?   It seems like.