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SkiTalk, Powered by, is at a Higher Level. Driven by the passion of Phil and Tricia Pugliese, the online community digs in deep with experts who test, review and open up honest discussions on skis, gear, accessories and more. Join the discussion and see their long-term review on our Thermal Trekker Boot Bag on

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Snowsports Industries America

SIA is the non-profit, member-owned trade association representing suppliers of consumer snowsports with constituents in retailer, rep and resort communities.

We Support

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Champlain Valley Union High School

Champlain Valley Union High School supports skiing and produces many competitive athletes.
Kulkea proudly donated to the cause.
This school district in Vermont includes Charlotte, Hinesburg, Shelburne, St. George, and Williston.

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Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project

The mission of the Chris Anthony Youth Initiative Project is to improve quality of life through introducing youth to educational enrichment opportunities. We do this by putting mentors in the classroom, bridging students to experiential opportunities beyond the classroom, providing financial support, and building educational tools that enhance the classroom experience. Kulkea is proud to support the cause.

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Green Mountain Valley School

Kulkea is proud to support the GMVS mission. For over 40 years, Green Mountain Valley School has been dedicated to supporting one very clear mission: fostering a life-long love of learning, sport, and adventure within competitive skiers. Our goal has always been to create an environment where students are encouraged to become well-rounded scholars and citizens. learn more about GMVS.

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The International Skiing History Association

Kulkea is proud to support The International Skiing History Association (ISHA), a not-for-profit corporation, whose mission is to preserve and advance the knowledge of ski history and to increase public awareness of the sport’s heritage.

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Live for Lou

Louie LeBart was an incredible person; he was kind, caring, and considerate of those around him. When he died in February 2014 at the young age of 24 after an overdose, everyone in the community felt the loss. Live for Lou was created after Louie's passing, in order to live out his legacy and change the face of addiction. Live for Lou seeks to create a community in which no one is left behind, where we can remember those lost too soon, and where anyone on Cape Cod seeking aide for sobriety has access to helpful resources.

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The National Ski Council Federation

Kulkea is proud to support The National Ski Council Federation, whose mission is to strengthen councils, with industry participation, so they may better serve member clubs through communication, education and benefits, and to influence issues relevant to snowsports. Rormally established in 1999, it consists of the largest 30 ski councils in the United States and boasts a total membership of approximately 300,000 snowsports enthusiasts.

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New England Masters

We're proud to support non-profit New England Masters Skiing (NEMS). NEMS has a long and storied history as the oldest Masters ski racing organization in the country. It began with Al Sise, the acknowledged father of alpine masters ski racing and inductee in the Vermont Ski Museum Hall of Fame and the National Ski Hall of Fame.

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Ski & Snowboard Club Vail

Kulkea is a proud sponsor of Ski &amp Snowboard Club Vail (SSCV). Founded in 1962, SSCV is the Vail Valley's oldest nonprofit. Today, the club remains true to its roots by instilling the values of "character, courage and commitment" through mentorship of more than 650 young athletes who participate in its on-snow programs. The organization provides training and competition services for aspiring snow-sport athletes across five snowsport disciplines: alpine, freeski, moguls, Nordic, and snowboard.

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University of Colorado Boulder

Kulkea is proud to support University of Colorado Boulder's mission to serve as the state of Colorado's comprehensive graduate research university with selective admission standards, offering a comprehensive array of undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs. Their vision is to be a leader in addressing the humanitarian, social and technological challenges of the 21st century.

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Kulkea is proud to support Water1st, whose mission is to enable the world's poorest people to implement and sustain community-managed projects integrating clean water supply, toilets, and hygiene education. Water1st unites people to fight the global water and sanitation crisis. They believe this worldwide, silent catastrophe will be solved when people come together as a concerned community and take effective, simple actions.