Ridgeline Specialty Sports' staff of friendly and knowledgeable gurus mends dilapidated foot-sleds so they can strut onto slopes for another high-speed season. The makeover masters begin by hand filing worn and tattered edges before filling in minor dings and gouges from subversive rocks and branches with P-Tex base repair, granting each ski an awe-inspiring rebirth. Finally, with a hot wax, surfaces are slicked for optimum glideability and pick-up line success.
Owned and operated by Boise residents Darrin and Michelle Sligar, Lux Fashion Lounge furnishes fashion-conscious bodies with trendy apparel while helping to reduce consumer waste. All items in the store are carefully selected for their excellent condition and up-to-date style, and are thoroughly inspected for any lingering coffee stains or witches' curses before being sold. The selections are conveniently organized and displayed in the hip boutique, making it easy to find particular styles or brands. The friendly staff is always on hand to help navigate the racks in search of form-fitting finds. Treat your torso to a stylish men’s or women’s top (average price $9–$18), or keep your legs from impersonating arms with a pair of men’s or women’s pants (average price $14–$20). Lux also often buys and trades used clothing (depending on current stock), offering cash or store credit for selected items.
The Ashley Inn sits on Main Street, within walking distance of the town center and the evergreen-lined Lake Cascade. Head to Lake Cascade State Park to windsurf, sail, and fish on the water, or tour the shoreline while hiking, bird watching, or biking.About 25 miles north of the inn in the heart of the Payette River Mountains, Tamarack Resort receives an average of 300 inches of snow each year, making it a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.
BitSmart Home Technology's savvy electronics experts maintain residential computer and entertainment systems with digital distribution installations, repair services, and system design. Customers can usher their ailing CPUs to BitSmart's awaiting motherboard coddlers for one hour of computer service to remedy impromptu crashes and scratches of resistance from tethered mice. Through thorough examinations, technicians can sort out software conflicts to speed up processing times, diagnose virus issues, and determine the health of internal hardware. Homeowners in the market for intense media experiences can recruit partnered technicians for a two-hour implantation of currently owned theater hardware. Conversely, current home-theater parents can enlist the electronic duo to diagnose bothersome system glitches or silence the ghostly sales ads for a brand-new ’58 Chevy broadcast across white-noise channels.
Woodriver Cellars’ vine alchemists pluck the fruits of their scenic vineyard in the Snake River Appellation to create a full suite of wines. Visitors to the rustic tasting room lounge upon dark, wooden furniture near a stone hearth, enjoying hors d’oeuvres and sips of the winery’s vintages, which include chardonnay blends, reislings, merlots, and malbecs. Eye-catching works from local artists line the tasting room’s walls as the resonant sounds of regular live musicians tickle ears. The expansive vineyard grounds act as a pastoral vista for weddings and parties, containing a quartet of bocce courts for friendly competition or tense discussions over whether a grapefruit can be used as a substitute ball.
More than 40 physicians refer their patients to The Athlete's Foot - Boise for custom-fit athletic shoes that complement athletic ability and reduce injury. Patrons step onto the Fit Print platform, which measures the biomechanical pressures that feet experience while walking, running, or punting a cell phone across the room. Afterward, the shop's specialists keep each customer's foot structure and regular physical activity in mind when recommending shoes designed by Asics, Brooks, Saucony, and other brands. Although much of the shop's stock is geared toward athletes and those upping the ante for physical fitness as a New Year's resolution, the shop also purveys casual and therapeutic footwear by Keen and Orthaheel.