2015 SMC Ski Trip

   SMC’s 14th annual ski trip was held April 6-11 in Park City UT, and a great time was had by all. We had a total of 63 participants from 12 member shops, in addition to representatives from SMC.    A heartfelt thank you goes out to the SMC suppliers who...

Alpine Shop Acquires Fifth Outdoor Retail Location

ST. LOUIS – Alpine Shop, a St. Louis-based and family-owned outdoor retailer, has signed a letter of intent to purchase The Pathfinder, a specialty outdoor store in Manhattan, Kansas, according to Alpine Shop’s owners, Russell “Holly” and Lisa Hollenbeck. As the fifth...

Alpine Ski Shop Golf Tournament to Fight ALS

A great time was had by all at the 6th Annual Alpine Ski Shop Golf Tournament, held June 29th at the River Creek Golf Club in Leesburg, VA. Chris and Tyler Bunch, co-owners of Alpine Ski Shop in Sterling and Fairfax, VA, started the tournament six years ago. “We...

Ned Hamilton, Peter Glenn of Vermont

A heartfelt thank you goes out to SMC member, Ned Hamilton, of Peter Glenn of Vermont, for 10 years of dedicated service on the SMC Board of Directors. Ned served on the Board from 2004 to 2014. His contributions and commitment to the Board are greatly appreciated....