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22 Family-Friendly Kids Ski Free Colorado Resorts 2019-2020

by Marc Dietz January 03, 2020 0 Comments

Kid-friendly resorts in Colorado that offer ski passes for kids to ski and snowboard free! Compare ski resorts, runs, pricing, lessons, and more.

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3 of the Best Ski Training Tools for Kids in 2019 (and 2 to Avoid)

by SHRED DOG Editor October 14, 2019 0 Comments

Here at SHRED DOG, we have created this article to guide you through a few of the best ski training tools for kids.

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3 of the Best Ski Boots for Kids in 2019

by SHRED DOG Editor October 11, 2019 0 Comments

Parents buying kids ski boots vs renting have limited choices for great kid-specific boots. Here are a few of the best ski boots for kids in 2019.

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5 Tips to Teach Your Kids to Snowboard

5 Tips to Teach Your Kids to Snowboard

by Marc Dietz January 23, 2019 0 Comments

This post doesn't cover actual snowboarding technique but offers 5 general tips that will help kids (and adults alike) learn to snowboard.

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What Does Direct-to-Consumer Really Mean?

What Does Direct-to-Consumer Really Mean?

by Marc Dietz August 09, 2018 0 Comments

Direct-to-Consumer and Consumer-Direct have become confusing terms in today's consumer brand and retail industry. In this post, we break it down and compare with how we eliminate the middleman retail markup and sell directly to you for less

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7 Tips for Teaching Kids to Ski or Snowboard

7 Tips for Teaching Kids to Ski or Snowboard

by Marc Dietz February 16, 2018 0 Comments

7 tips to teach young kids to ski or snowboard and links to other great resources from a few bloggers helping families get outdoors, learn to ski, and more.

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6 Great Ideas for Kids Ski & Snowboard Gifts

6 Great Ideas for Kids Ski & Snowboard Gifts

by SHRED DOG Editor December 04, 2017 0 Comments

With ski season kicking off and the holiday season in full swing, here are some gift ideas for the kids that are hitting the snow this winter.

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Size Guides

SHRED DOG size guides are based on body size not garment measurements. Please note that all SHRED DOG products are designed to layer, therefore each product is cut and sized to accommodate the appropriate layers underneath it. 

In general, we have found that one size larger than the child's age is typically what most families choose to allow more room for growth. But to be sure, it is always best to measure.

Measuring Tips

To get the best fitting products please take a few minutes to measure your kid following these simple steps. For all measuring use a flexible tape.

  1. Chest - Measure horizontally across the fullest area of the chest
  2. Waist - Measure horizontally around the narrowest part of the waist, (which is about 2 inches above the belly button)
  3. Hip - With feet together measure around the fullest point of the hip,  keeping the tape measure horizontal 
  4. Inseam - Without shoes on, measure from front crotch straight down to the floor and reduce 1/2" 
  5. Height - Measure from floor straight up to the top of the head
  6. Sleeve Length - Measure from center back across shoulder point and down the arm to the wrist 

 

Girls Insulator and Outerwear Products

All Measurements are in inches.

 SIZE 4 5 6 S (8) M (10) L (12) XL (14)
CHEST 22 - 23 23 - 24 24 - 25.5 26 - 27.5 28 - 30 30.5 - 32.5 33 - 34.5
SLEEVE LENGTH
21
22
23 - 24
25 - 26
27 - 28
29 - 30
30 - 31
WAIST 21.5 22 22.5 - 23 23 - 24 24.5 - 26 26.5 - 28 28.5 - 29.5
HIP 22 23 23 - 24 24 - 27.5 28 - 29.5 30 - 31.5 32 - 33.5
INSEAM 17.5 - 18 18.5 - 19 20 - 22 22.5 - 24.5 27.5 - 28.5 29 - 30 30 - 31.5
HEIGHT RANGE 41 - 42 43 - 46 46.5 - 49.5 50 - 53.5 54 - 57.5 58 - 62 62.5 - 65

 

  Girls Seamless Baselayers

All Measurements are in inches.

 SIZE XS/S (4 - 6) S/M (8 - 10) M/L (12 - 14)
CHEST 22 - 25.5 26 - 30 30.5 - 34.5
SLEEVE LENGTH
21 - 24
25 - 28
29 - 31
WAIST 21.5 - 23 23 - 26 26.5 - 29.5
HIP 22 - 24 24 - 29.5

30 - 33.5

INSEAM 17.5 - 22 22.5 - 28.5 29 - 31.5
HEIGHT RANGE 41 - 49.5 50 - 57.5 58 - 65

 

Boys Insulator and Outerwear Products

All Measurements are in inches.

SIZE 4 5 6 S (8) M (10) L (12) XL (14)
CHEST 22 - 23 23 - 24 24 - 25.5 25.5 - 27 27.5 - 29.5 30 - 32 32.5 - 34
SLEEVE LENGTH
21 22 23 - 24 25 - 26 27 - 28 29 - 30 30 - 31
WAIST 21.5 22 22.5 - 23 23.5 - 24.5 25 - 26.5 27 - 28.5 29 - 30
HIP 22 23 23 - 24 24 - 27.5 27.5 - 29 29.5 - 31 31.5 - 33
INSEAM 17.5 - 18 18.5 - 19 20 - 22 22.5 - 24.5 25.5 - 27 27.5 - 28.5 29 - 30
 HEIGHT RANGE 41 - 42 43 - 46 46.5 - 49.5 50 - 53.5 54 - 57.5 58 - 62 62.5 - 65

   

Boys Seamless Baselayers

All Measurements are in inches.

SIZE XS/S S/M M/L
CHEST 22 - 25.5 25.5 - 29.5 30 - 34
SLEEVE LENGTH
21 - 24 25 - 28 29 - 31
WAIST 21.5 - 23 23.5 - 26.5 27 - 30
HIP 22 - 24 24 - 29 29.5 - 33
INSEAM 17.5 - 22 22.5 - 27 27.5 - 30
HEIGHT RANGE 41 - 49.5 50 - 57.5 58 - 65