The life of a snowflake starts with delicate, atmospheric crystal formation and ends with sudden mangling beneath the snowboards of teenagers. Frolic in nature’s snowy beauty with today’s Groupon to Peak Ski and Snowboard Center, redeemable at two locations in Pittsburgh and Gibsonia. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get a full ski- or snowboard-tuning package (a $35 value), which includes the following:
- Base grind
- Base repair
- Base and edge sharpening
- Hot wax
- For $20, you get $40 worth of apparel and accessories.<p>
With more than 100 years of combined experience, Peak Ski and Snowboard Center’s staff and technicians help outfit snow shredders and fine-tune gear to ensure optimal downhill dashes all winter. Techs prepare skis and snowboards for slick snow carving with smoothing base grind and repair, full base and edge sharpening, and hot wax to keep skis from growing rugged mountain beards. A thorough deburring ensures riders’ edges have a better grip to deftly maneuver through hairpin turns and snow-spraying stops. Clothing pros draw on personal snow-sporting experience to bedeck shoppers with a variety of slope-set apparel and accessories, including insulated gloves from Scott and Candy Grind ($29.99+), jackets and pants from Descente and Quicksilver, and accessories from Skullcandy and NXTZ ($10+).