Kyle Potter | Potter Brothers Ski & Snowboard Shops
Potter Brothers Ski & Snowboard Shops

blog

Day One

Day One

For the past few years, I’ve jumped at the opportunity to get on snow as soon as the lifts start spinning. Early-season skiing isn’t about trail count or base depth, but more about satisfying the itch of getting on snow and […]

Killington Lift Ticket Offer

Killington Lift Ticket Offer

Back by popular demand, we have a great promotion running with Killington Resort during our Fall Swap Sales. Home to the longest season in the East, Killington offers over 150 trails and 22 lifts covering 1,509 skiable acres and 73 […]

The 4 Best Candidates for Seasonal Rentals

The 4 Best Candidates for Seasonal Rentals

We get asked this question all the time; Should we rent or should we buy? Although we’d love to answer “Buy Now” for just about everyone, there are plenty of customers who are just a perfect fit for a Seasonal […]

March Powder Days

March Powder Days

A special edition of Ski Area Images of the Week, featuring the best shots from Thursday March 8th as the East Coast continues to get hammered with late season snow and more snow could be on the way as well. […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Feb 11-17)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Feb 11-17)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Jan 8-12)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Jan 8-12)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Jan 1-5)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Jan 1-5)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 26-29)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 26-29)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Christmas Day Pow-Pow (2017)

Christmas Day Pow-Pow (2017)

Here’s a very special edition of Ski Area Images of the Week, with a look at Christmas Day Images from some of our favorite Northeast Ski Areas. It was certainly a Christmas Day to remember with some areas reporting up […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 18-23)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 18-23)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 11-15)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 11-15)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 4-8)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 4-8)

Each week we collect the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions in NY, MA and VT. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains and […]

Opening Day at Killington 2017

Opening Day at Killington 2017

It’s finally been cold enough to start making snow, and Killington jumped all over that opportunity to open for the 17/18 season on Wednesday November 8th. Early season skiing and riding at Killington requires some hiking (up and down approximately […]

Closing our Poughkeepsie Shop

Closing our Poughkeepsie Shop

After 52 years of business in Poughkeepsie, we’ve decided to close our Ski Shop on Collegeview Avenue. With this news, most importantly, we’d like to thank all of our loyal customers from Poughkeepsie and the surrounding area who have supported […]

Top 5 Tips for Selling Gear at the Swap & Sell

Top 5 Tips for Selling Gear at the Swap & Sell

Every year, Potter Brothers hosts some of the largest “Ski Swaps” in the Northeast. These events provide you with the opportunity to leave your gear on consignment and let our staff try to sell it for you. If your gear […]

Join our Team – We are Hiring

Join our Team – We are Hiring

Potter Brothers Ski & Snowboard Shop in Fishkill NY is hiring for the upcoming Winter season. Our shop is located just off Route 9 in Fishkill, and only 3 miles north of I-84 Exit 13. This is a seasonal position […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 26-30)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 26-30)

Each week, we compile the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions around. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains where the snow is looking […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 12-16)

Ski Resort Images of the Week (Dec 12-16)

Each week, we compile the best ski resort images of the week and post them here…highlighting the best snow conditions around. Don’t let winter pass you by. Gear up now and head to the mountains where the snow is looking […]

Demo Day at Jiminy Peak

Demo Day at Jiminy Peak

Visit Jiminy Peak on Sunday December 18th and have a great time at our Annual Consumer Demo Day. This demo is FREE for all customers with a paid lift ticket. (Hint: it’s a Flex Day). Reps from several top brands […]

October Snow

October Snow

It happened on October 22nd 2016. The first snowfall of the season, spreading stoke around the ski and snowboard community. A positive sign of things to come this winter. Take a look at some of the images gathered from northeast […]

The Best Way to Get Kids Started in Snowboarding

The Best Way to Get Kids Started in Snowboarding

We’re stoked to roll our BRAND new Burton Snowboard Rentals for that little grom in your life. We want to help make this Winter the most memorable season for your child and the right gear is a great place to […]

FREE Lift Ticket to Okemo

FREE Lift Ticket to Okemo

Our friends from Marker, Dalbello and Volkl are offering a fantastic deal on purchases of their new gear. Here’s the deal: Purchase $300 or more in Volkl Skis or Dalbello boots, OR $200 in Marker Bindings and get a FREE […]

FREE BOGO Lift Ticket to Windham

FREE BOGO Lift Ticket to Windham

Hot off the press, we have a great promotion running with Windham Mountain Resort. Here’s the deal: Spend $299 or more on any SNOWBOARD PACKAGE and receive a 2-for-1 lift ticket voucher valid at Windham Mountain Resort. This can be […]

Discount Vouchers: Fine print that won’t scare you

Discount Vouchers: Fine print that won’t scare you

It’s easy to be skeptical when offered a really incredible deal. You know the one that seems too good to be true and usually is. Nobody likes to be tricked into thinking they are getting a deal, only to read […]

Spring Sale

Spring Sale

Spring is in the air at PB and we’re pretty excited to have put the winter-that-wasn’t behind us. Now that we’ve cheered ourselves up again, we’ve put together some amazing deals on all of the leftover ski & snowboard gear […]

Rental Returns

Rental Returns

The 2015/16 local ski season came to it’s inevitable and unfortunate end on Sunday March 27th as Hunter Mountain was the last local ski resort to officially shut down their lifts. It wasn’t without tremendous efforts though, as local ski […]

Don’t quit on winter

Don’t quit on winter

Weather is weird and this winter has definitely been one of the strangest on record. Yet through all of the ups and downs that have been thrown our way this season, the opportunity still exists to get out on the […]

Ski Resort Images of the Week

Ski Resort Images of the Week

After a wild week of snowmaking last week, Ski Resorts bounced back this week with a hit of natural snow that delivered some very good conditions. Our staff has been spending time at Hunter Mountain and Jiminy Peak where the […]

Snowmaking Images of the Week

Snowmaking Images of the Week

Snowmaking has been the buzz word of the week as cold weather and dry air provided the most perfect conditions for local ski areas to pump out an unprecedented amount of snow in a very short period of time. Some […]

Hello Winter

Hello Winter

Just a quick post to let you know that winter is officially back in the Northeast. I’m up at Killington Resort this week where they received a solid 5 inches of snow overnight Monday into Tuesday. It was a welcome […]

Customer Appreciation Sale

Customer Appreciation Sale

Missing winter? We are too – but we’re not letting the warm weather slow us down at PB. Winter is coming and so is the snow, and once that first blast of cold air arrives it’s game on! So while […]

Jacket Trade-in Sale

Jacket Trade-in Sale

Each season, Potter Brothers donates hundreds of winter jackets to people in need around the Hudson Valley. Our locations in Kingston, Poughkeepsie and Fishkill are used as the drop-off points for anyone looking to donate their old jacket and have […]

Hunter Mtn Appreciation Days

Hunter Mtn Appreciation Days

This season you can take advantage of some super discounts at Hunter Mountain with their Customer Appreciation Days. These dates are pre-determined at the beginning of the season and are available to all Potter Brothers Customers. To take advantage of […]

Where to ride on Thanksgiving weekend

Where to ride on Thanksgiving weekend

If you’re jonesin’ to ski or ride during the Thanksgiving holiday (we definitley are), THANKFULLY there will be a few ski areas who will be spinning their lifts over the weekend. Here’s the scoop on who’s open and what to […]

Black Friday Goggle Mania

Black Friday Goggle Mania

Instead of fighting over $15 microwaves at the Mall, here’s a Black Friday deal worth getting stoked for. It’s our 2nd Annual Goggle Mania Sale, featuring 30% OFF any in-stock goggles at Potter Brothers in Kingston, Poughkeepsie or Fishkill. This […]

Ski Free with Helly Hansen

Ski Free with Helly Hansen

The deals never quit at PB and this season Helly Hansen is offering skiers and riders a chance to pick up a Free Lift Ticket to one of many great resorts around the country. Here’s how it works: Step 1: […]

Ski Free with Rossignol

Ski Free with Rossignol

Hot off the press we have a brand new lift ticket deal that just came in from our good friends at Rossingol. We all love deals – and this is a really good one! Rossignol / SKI3 Promotion Rossignol and […]

First turns in October at Killington

First turns in October at Killington

Winter started a little early in Vermont as Killington Resort became the first resort to open in the United Stated on October 18th 2015. Killington showed off it’s snowmaking prowess by blanketing 2 trails for an impressive early season opening. […]

Flex Ticket Sale October 9th

Flex Ticket Sale October 9th

Want to save BIG on lift tickets this season. Our annual Flex Ticket Sale will save you a ton of cash and get you ready for another epic winter. This sale will start on October 9th and run for 4 […]

Featured Gear: 2016 Blizzard Brahma

Featured Gear: 2016 Blizzard Brahma

Every year at our annual demo day we search for that one WOW ski that seems to take your skiing to the next level. Sometimes it’s really hard to find because, well, EVERYTHING seems to ski great. Each of our […]

Winter starts in Rhinebeck

Winter starts in Rhinebeck

Our Annual Preseason Sale is happening on September 12th and 13th at the Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. This event takes place the same weekend as the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest and is typically our biggest sale of the season […]

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Bromley

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Bromley

We love Labor Day weekend at Bromley for so many reasons. First and foremost, we just LOVE Vermont…especially Manchester, VT. This cool little town is home to some awesome eateries and a just a cool overall vibe. We also look […]

Summer Sale 2015 Aug 28-30

Summer Sale 2015 Aug 28-30

Beat the heat and save BIG with Potter Brothers Summer Sale in Kingston August 28th-30th. This sale will feature both Patio Furniture and Ski & Snowboard gear at deep discounts as we transition the shop from Summer to Fall and […]

The first sign of winter 15/16

The first sign of winter 15/16

It’s with great excitement that we bring you the very first winter delivery of the 15/16 season at PB. Thanks to our friends at Burton, 17 boxes of new 2016 snowboard boots and bindings arrived at our warehouse on July […]

Cash-4-Carvers

Cash-4-Carvers

Cash-4-Carvers is Potter Brothers unique trade-in program that helps you turn your old ski or snowboard equipment into something more current (and a lot more FUN). Here’s how it works: Find your oldest straight skis, rear-entry boots or any other […]

Tune & Repair Services

Tune & Repair Services

Show your gear some love with tune and repair services from Potter Brothers. We are proud to offer world-class tune & repair services and our staff of lifelong skiers and snowboarders is dedicated to providing your gear with the top […]

SIA 2015 Recap

SIA 2015 Recap

The buying team from Potter Brothers spent 4 days in Denver at the end of January for the ski and snowboard industry’s largest trade show event. Our staff of buyers took to the convention center to see all of the […]

The Largest Demo Center in the East

The Largest Demo Center in the East

UPDATE: 3/1/15 – all Demo Skis are now on sale at 50% OFF Potter Brothers is proud to partner with Killington Resort to offer the East’s largest Demo Ski Center. Located in the Snowshed Lodge, this shop is home to […]

Black Friday Deals

Black Friday Deals

We’re loving this early winter we’re having here in the Northeast, and that’s put us right in the holiday spirit. To celebrate, we’re offering our loyal customers a fanstastic deal on one of the coolest winter accessories you can buy. […]

How to Demo Skis

How to Demo Skis

Taking the opportunity to demo skis can be one of your most fun days on the hill. Like test driving a bunch of sports cars, getting out on a new pair of skis can enhance your overall experience and ultimately […]

Dec 14th: Military Appreciation Day @ Hunter Mtn

Dec 14th: Military Appreciation Day @ Hunter Mtn

This season, Potter Brothers is proud to partner with Hunter Mountain to present Military Appreciation day. This event will take place on Sunday December 14th and is open to all past or present Military personal and their families. To take […]

Killington VT is now OPEN

Killington VT is now OPEN

The Beast of the East is flexing it’s muscles again. Killington Resort will open for the 2014-15 Season on Monday November 3rd (for season pass holders and express card holders) and then for everyone else on Tuesday November 4th. It’s […]

Featured: 2015 Rossignol Experience 88

Featured: 2015 Rossignol Experience 88

Hands-down, one of our favorite skis for 2015 is the new Rossignol Experience 88. Our staff loves the versatility and all-mountain performance it offers in all snow conditions. The Experience 88 is also one of the few “wide” skis to […]

Featured: 2015 Capita Birds of a Feather

Featured: 2015 Capita Birds of a Feather

As we enter our 2nd season with Capita Snowboards, we’ve quickly watched the Bird of a Feather become a go-to snowboard for women riders who want an all-terrain destroyer. A winner of the 2015 Good Wood Award from Transworld Snowboarding, […]

Featured: Spy Happy Lens

Featured: Spy Happy Lens

We love our goggles at PB, and for years Spy has been delivering some of the coolest optics on the planet. New for this season, Spy is featuring a lens story that is worth smiling about: HAPPY LENS. It’s your […]

Featured: 686 Women’s Parklan Sasha Jacket

Featured: 686 Women’s Parklan Sasha Jacket

Each season, certain brands grab our attention for being so on-point with style and tech that works for everyday people. 686 is one of those brands at PB, and we’re stoked to be entering our 2nd season with the brand. […]

How to score $350 worth of Lift Ticket vouchers

How to score $350 worth of Lift Ticket vouchers

Potter Brothers Seasonal Rental packages have always been the popular choice of skiers and riders who are looking for the most affordable way to experience winter fun. Now, with all of our JUNIOR Seasonal Rental packages, you can walk away […]

Flex Tickets on Sale Nov 1st

Flex Tickets on Sale Nov 1st

This season, all Flex Tickets will go on sale beginning November 1st at Potter Brothers in Kingston, Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and online. You’ll notice that some of our Flex Ticket prices are lower than last season. For example, the Sunday Windham […]

Custom Boot-Fitting @ Bromley

Custom Boot-Fitting @ Bromley

Last season at Bromley Mountain, Potter Brothers welcomed Bill Haight and GreenMountain Orthotic Lab for compete ski boot customization and Insta-Print custom footbeds. Voted one of the top 15 boot-fitters in the country by Skiing Magazine, GMOL can take your […]

LEARN MORE

meet the staff

Get to know the folks who love to help you.

  • follow us on instagram

    • the only good thing about a 50 degree day; finally had a chance to install our new @blizzardskis window #livethemoment #goskiing 👌
    • when you get a random visit from @sprayinggravy you take a pic from across the shop bench 💯
    • Is that you, Fogel?  Looking good @jiminypeak #sidestashesfordays #snowvember #gosnowboarding #getoutside
    • Ok...pinch me. Is it really November in the Northeast or is it January in Japan 😆 Good times today @killingtonmtn • next up, you’ll find the goods @bromleymountain tomorrow and @jiminypeak on Friday. #snovembertoremember ❄️
Potter Brothers Ski & Snowboard Shops

Call NOW! (845) 338-5119

Shopping Basket0
  • follow us on instagram

    • the only good thing about a 50 degree day; finally had a chance to install our new @blizzardskis window #livethemoment #goskiing 👌
    • when you get a random visit from @sprayinggravy you take a pic from across the shop bench 💯
    • Is that you, Fogel?  Looking good @jiminypeak #sidestashesfordays #snowvember #gosnowboarding #getoutside
    • Ok...pinch me. Is it really November in the Northeast or is it January in Japan 😆 Good times today @killingtonmtn • next up, you’ll find the goods @bromleymountain tomorrow and @jiminypeak on Friday. #snovembertoremember ❄️