The Startingate is a specialty ski shop located in Bondville, VT near Stratton Mountain run by a family of pro and collegiate skiers who emphasize quality & performance in all equipment and clothing. Read more about us...

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Bogner: A Brand Steeped in Skiing History

March 19, 2018

If you've been on the ski slopes in the last eight decades, chances are you've seen a piece of Bogner apparel. However, a lot of people don't know that the history of Bogner is immersed in ski history. 
Award Winning Brand, Erin Snow, Now at The Startingate!

October 25, 2017

The Startingate is excited to announce that we're now carrying Erin Snow in store and online! Erin Snow is at the forefront of sustainability in ski clothes and one of the first companies to use stretch fabrics with boiled wool. Warm and eco-friendly! Click the link below to read more about the brand and the award they won at the CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative