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The Blizzard factory is located in Mittersill, Austria about 15 minutes from Kitzbuehel. The Mittersill facility is where some of the design & and all of the production of Blizzard skis takes place. Many of the staff also work out of the Tecnica Group headquarters in Giavera del Montello, Italy.

Blizzard produced its first ski in 1945.

Blizzard Sport USA is the distributor of Blizzard ski products in the USA. We are located in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Blizzard is currently a stand-alone ski brand however, works closely with Tecnica ski boots. The Tecnica Group, a worldwide leader in winter sports equipment, acquired Blizzard Sport GmbH in October of 2006. The Tecnica Group owns the following brands: Tecnica, Blizzard, Nordica, Rollerblade, Lowa and Moon Boot.

The Tecnica factory & design center is located in Giavera del Montello, Italy about 45 minutes north of Venice. It is the international headquarters for the Tecnica Group and employs all of the product development, marketing, and production personnel.

Tecnica USA is the distributor of Tecnica ski boot products in the USA. We are located in West Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Tecnica is currently a stand-alone ski boot brand however, works closely with Blizzard skis. The Tecnica Group, a worldwide leader in winter sports equipment, acquired Blizzard Sport GmbH in October of 2006. The Tecnica Group owns the following brands: Tecnica, Blizzard, Nordica, Rollerblade, Lowa and Moon Boot.

There are Authorized Blizzard and Tecnica Retailers all over the United States. To find the Authorized Retailer in your area, please go to Store Locator.

As all retailers are independently owned, we cannot track their inventories. However, some are now feeding their inventory into our Store Locator at the product level and you can see if they have the specific model and size you are interested in. Any Authorized Blizzard or Tecnica Retailer may be able to special order the product you are in search of if they do not currently carry it. Please inquire of your nearest Blizzard or Tecnica Authorized Retailer.

Yes, we have a shopping cart on our site, but the orders do not come directly to us. The order will be directed to an Authorized Blizzard or Tecnica retailer who has that product in stock and can ship directly to you. They may not be one of your local retailers. If you prefer to work with a local retailer, there is also, on each product page, a list of retailers local to you that sell our products. Some will even show if they have the model and size available that you are looking for.


It is our firm belief that to get the best fit out of your ski boots, you should go to a Tecnica Authorized Retailer to try on a variety of boots. They will assess your foot shape and ability and will fit the best product for you. They will also have the best ability to customize any fit issues you may have.

Quivers is a system that allows our Tecnica Authorized Retailers to fulfill orders placed on blizzard-tecnica.com. By ordering product from blizzard-tecnica.com you are directly supporting your local retailers.

 

Your order will pass through to Quivers where it is assigned to a retailer that has the requested product in stock. That retailer will fulfill and ship your order. When needed, Blizzard Tecnica will ship orders that cannot be fulfilled by one of our retail partners.

Yes, some of them are. However, if you choose to make an online purchase of Blizzard Skis or Tecnica Ski boots, please make certain that the seller is an Authorized Blizzard or Tecnica Retailer in the USA.

Most Authorized Blizzard Retailers have demos available. In addition, there are many demo events across the country throughout the winter season. Please visit your local Authorized Blizzard Retailer for demo information.

Blizzard Sport USA products are warranted for one year after the date of purchase against defective workmanship and materials when used for the purpose intended, under normal conditions, and providing they receive proper care. Merchandise covered under this warranty must be returned to an authorized Blizzard Dealer (with proof of purchase date) who will then send it to Blizzard Sport USA (transportation prepaid by customer). Blizzard will inspect returned merchandise for evidence of misuse and will determine whether repair, replacement, or adjustment is due. Blizzard will return merchandise prepaid. Learn more about our Warranty policy.

Tecnica USA products are warranted for two years after the date of purchase against manufacturer's defects, defective workmanship and materials when used for the purpose intended, under normal conditions, and providing they receive proper care. Merchandise covered under this warranty must be returned to an authorized Tecnica Retailer (with proof of purchase date) who will then send it to Tecnica USA (transportation prepaid by customer). Tecnica USA will inspect returned merchandise for evidence of misuse and will determine whether repair, replacement, or adjustment is due. Tecnica USA will return merchandise prepaid. Learn more about our Warranty policy.

You can send an email inquiry from the Contact Us page.

The below recommendations are a general starting point for the category of skis. Your Blizzard Specialty Retailer will be able to fine tune this information based on the snow conditions, your ability and the terrain.

Racing skis:        base edge bevel 0.5°;   side edge bevel 3°(87°);    

Frontside / High Performance skis:     base edge bevel .7°;       side edge bevel 3°(87°);     

All Mountain Freeride skis:     base edge bevel 1°;    side edge bevel 2°(88°);     

Freeride skis:     base edge bevel 1.5°;    side edge bevel 2°(88°);     

Zero G Touring skis:     base edge bevel 1°;    side edge bevel 2°(88°);