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Ski Expert Casey Brucker
  • Casey Brucker

    Ski expert with a passion for floaty powder, backcountry yurt trips, and shiny new gear.

    I learned to ski when I was 3, cruising around the PNW ski resorts with my twin sister. I owe my ski skills to my uncle, and my sense of adventure to my father, who let the mountain be my babysitter while he ripped the steeps. By the time I had my driver's license, there was no stopping me on a powder day.

    I moved to Utah for better snow and, after bumping chairs for a season, knew there were bigger things out there for me. Within a couple years I had became both the manager of a backcountry ski yurt and a rental shop. In the meantime, I'd been taking full advantage of the backcountry access, and my touring experience gave way to snow research gigs in Utah and Yosemite NP. I'm now in Montana in search of better beer and new mountains. You'll find me up here patrolling and touring the backcountry with my pup.

    For me, skiing is what makes the cold, dark, winters something to be celebrated. I'm stoked to share my knowledge with skiers both new to the sport and veterans looking for a second opinion.

    28 reviews averaging 5.0 stars
    CategorySki Expert
    Customers helped220
    Current locationMissoula, MT
    Favorite terrainBackcountry
    Favorite beerBig Mountain TPA - Great Northern Brewing Company
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    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Stan
    very patient and helpful
    I am a long-time telemark skier who reverted to alpine a few years ago, and was now looking for a BC setup. I knew that Casey worked for an on-line ski outfit, and asked her for her help picking out skis and touring bindings that would suit the way I ski. It took several days of guided research and a number of zigs and zags on my part, but we finally arrived at a combination that made sense to both of us. Casey initially pointed me in what she thought was the right direction and was patient with me as I worked my way through the decision making process and ultimately realized that her initial recommendations were pretty much on the money! Thanks for all your help, Casey!!!
    Verified Review | Submitted May 21, 2020
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Kristen G
    Great advice!
    Casey helped me find the right all-mountain skis and bindings for my son, who is a ski racer. We fully understand the race ski world, but all-mountain skis are a different beast. Casey asked me a ton of questions to best understand my son and his needs and his ability as a skier. She is SO knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I couldn’t recommend her more highly and truly trust her professional opinion in finding anyone what they need on the mountain. A+ customer service experience.
    Verified Review | Submitted Dec 17, 2019
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Vincent G
    Casey was great
    I am 65 and have been skiing for 45 years. I was about to quit skiing but Casey understood my foot pain and needs for less aggressive and more comfortable equipment. Her recommendations were exactly related to what we discussed. She did the research, answered a questions almost immediately and I felt very comfortable and that prices were good and honest. I am so happy with her service and now hope to ski for many more years on my new equipment
    Verified Review | Submitted Oct 30, 2019
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Nancy B
    Thank you Casey!
    Casey was extremely knowledgeable in helping me choose my new skiis! I have been wanted to make the switch from an aggressive racing style to something more fun and freestyle oriented, casey helped me pick the perfect skiis for that! Thank you Casey & the curated team!
    Verified Review | Submitted Nov 14, 2019
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Makani
    Awesome aid for First Time Buyer!
    I've never purchased ski gear before, and she helped me not only feel comfortable but also feel like I was making an educated decision!
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 27, 2020
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Trajan
    Super nice and helpful! I had a lot of questions and she was very patient with me. She is awesome To work with. Thank you!!
    Verified Review | Submitted May 16, 2020
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Kenneth
    Great Help!
    Simple, concise opinions in a sea of options. So glad she wrote back so soon. I think I made an excellent choice thanks to Casey!!
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 14, 2020
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Briana
    Knowledge Boat
    Super helpful. Helped me narrow down choices for a fun all mountain ski and bindings. Would highly recommend.
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 6, 2020
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Eric
    Great Experience
    Casey was awesome to work with and extremely responsive to all of my questions and requests!
    Verified Review | Submitted Nov 25, 2019
    Ski Expert Casey Brucker
    Reviewer: Joseph
    Fast, Smart, Helpful
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 8, 2020
    Casey is off discovering new adventures
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