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The Startingate, Inc. 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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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
Welcome to the NEW Startingate Website!

December 18, 2015

Big things are happening at the store as well as online and we are very proud to introduce our new online store! Now it’s easier than ever to find the unique brands you love and great deals on clothing and hardware. For the first time ever we are offering hard goods as well as clothing online and you can be sure that you’re getting that same expert advice here that you do in the shop. We are now on our second generation of skiers! The Startingate has been in operation for 36 years by Dede and Gary Longley and is now run by their children, Chance and Bond Longley. Don’t worry though, Gary is still around for boot fits! For...

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