Thursday, January 17, 2013

Thrifted Thursdays: The Skis

n. Thrifting: the act of shopping at a thrift store, flea market, garage sale, or a shop of a charitable organization, usually with the intent on finding interesting items at a low price.

Soooo, Craigslist wasn't mentioned on that super credible, Wikipedia definition of thrifting; however, I still think my excellent Craigslist purchase must be shared. I got new (used) skis! I've mentioned before here and here that I am making the transition from snowboard chick to ski bunny. Now the transition is complete!

Early Monday morning, the bf and I drove down to Denver to pick up my new pair of 2009 K2 MissConduct, Twin Tip, 159 Skis with Salomon bindings that Wes had found on Craigslist the day before. Although they are a couple of years old, they have less than 30 days on them and aren't even broken in. They retail new with bindings for almost $600! But, you know me. I shall not pay retail. I shall find the deal. And I Wes did. I ended up paying only $175 total for the skis and bindings! What a steal.

I tested my new babies out Tuesday and Wednesday and I'm in love. Although I'm no Lindsey Vonn, I'm fairly certain I look neat-o skiing down the hill. The snowflake graphics on the top are excellent. The twin tips make me look cool. The softness of the skis make them easy to ride. Love.


  1. I must say...those are some sexy skis.

    1. I still need to learn your skiing ways. Teach me oh wise one... :)