First Run is your on-mountain hub for everything outdoors with tips on the best ski trails, gear advice, high performance clothing, and the ability to get you and your family ready for the best time while visiting the mountains.
First Run offers a fantastic selection of apparel from many companies such as Ibex, Icebreaker, Smartwool, Spyder, Marmot, Salomon, Rossignol, FLY LOW, TREW and many more. With the help of one of our style guides we can make sure that whether you are involved with an on mountain adventure or in the city you are comfortable and yet fashionable.
Are you looking for footwear? First Run has a selection that is sure to keep your feet comfortable, dry and looking good with brands like Merrell, Salomon, Sorel and Bogs.
First Run is the longest running and largest ski shop in the Stratton Village since 1977. First Run will outfit your adventure with the best in gear, apparel, service and expertise, whether you're alpine skiing, snowshoeing or just getting away from the fast pace of life be sure to make First Run Ski Shop your first stop.
Together, the First Run team has more than 100 years of experience and every product in the extensive inventory has been put to the test. We only sell what we own - or would love to own - ourselves.
Hours: Sunday - Thursday 8am-6pm; Friday & Saturday 8am-8pm
*Hours are subject to change please call for updates
*Please call for special holiday hours
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Having a pair of comfortable ski boots is a key ingredient to great day on the slopes, and easier to achieve than you might think. With a few basic assessments of your foot shape and your ankle’s range of motion, The Boot Lab’s knowledgeable staff will narrow down the large selection to just a few for you to try on. For some customers it is just a matter of minutes in the boot to determine if it will work for them; for others modifications may be necessary. The experienced staff at The Boot Lab has the means of stretching and modifying the shell and liner to fine-tune your fit for the absolute best performance.
If you have purchased a boot elsewhere and it’s just not working for you, no problem! Our staff can also work on your existing boots to make sure you have the best fit possible or in some instances suggest another model that will provide a better fit.
We carry boots from Rossignol, Lange, Salomon, Head, Dalbello and new for this season are K2 and Full Tilt!
Call The Boot Lab Staff with any questions or simply stop by. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can assist you in having your fit checked, stance and balance adjusted or creating a custom foot bed. Our goal is to make your on mountain adventure the best possible!
Appointments are available during non-peak hours.
If you’re in the market for a new ski package. we strongly believe in testing the product before making a purchase. With our prime location, our demo program allows you to test a variety of products before choosing which is right for you. Demo program customers may have up to two days of demo fees applied towards the purchase of a current model season ski package.
Mid Week/Non-Holiday: $50
The Epic Demo program is designed for those who are interested in taking their skiing to the next level, finding a ski that they’ll love, and learning about the latest in ski technology. As part of the Epic Demo program you will work with a professional instructor that will help you discover the benefits of the technology designed into your ski. Demo skis are included with your private lesson at no additional cost. All Epic Demos must be booked with the Snowsports School.
Snowsports School Contact Info
Phone: 1-800-STRATTON (787-2886)
This offer has expired for this season, but now you know what to look for next year! If you still have questions please feel free to contact us.
Are you looking to get a new set of skis this winter? Purchase the Demo Card for $75 and get the opportunity to test skis for three days. Once you decide on the perfect ski, you will have $120 credit towards a new 2014/2015 ski and binding package. This card is only available until 10/31. $120 credit must be used by February 8, 2015. For more information or to purchase this great opportunity please call or email the store.
Looking to outfit your children for the season without the commitment of purchasing? First Run offers Season Lease Packages with primarily new equipment, however some used equipment is available.
This years equipment packages include the K2 Luv Bug or K2 Indy Skis for the junior carver, or the K2 Shreditor 75 for the up and coming junior freestyler. All skis come equipped with a Marker binding.
Boot brands will vary by customer. We offer several models from Rossignol and Dalbello including the Comp Series and Menace Series.
Poles are included with all lease packages.
Email or call First Run for more information, pricing, and availability.
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