Snowboarding combines the metaphorical coolness of skateboarding with the literal coolness of that closet where you keep all the food in your house. Dig in with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $19 for a snowboard or ski tune-up (a $40 value)
$25 for $50 worth of winter-sports gear and apparel
To ensure that slope-bound glass slippers or ski boots fit snugly, the staff completes a complimentary evaluation of 39 specific lower-limb areas and asks a comprehensive list of questions about skiing habits. Gear and apparel adult Völkl twin-tip skis ($399), K2 skis, and bindings ($249). Snowboards ($199+) readily equip snow bunnies for twists and turns. The shop's handpicked selection of winter clothing outfits patrons in brands such as O'Neill and Sunice and preps kids for cold weather with cozy 686 parkas ($100+). Pull on a pair of gloves in one of four colors ($39) to protect hands from icy gusts, or outfit heads with an iPod-compatible helmet ($60+) to defend against surreptitious snowball or elevator-muzak attacks.
Salter's Ski Shop
At Salter's Ski Shop, the staff apply tenacity and meticulous planning to their boot fittings, collection of skis and snowboards, and tune-ups.
Salter's Ski Shop prides itself on thorough, precise boot fittings that help skiers and boarders control their balance both on the slopes and during limbo games. The staff takes dozens of measurements of each foot to determine the optimal fit. Snow-sport enthusiasts can peruse new boards from Morrow or skis from K2 and Goode, and bring in old equipment to the consignment shop, which donates proceeds to the National Ski Patrol. The shop also carries discounted lift tickets for nearby slopes, including Bear Creek, Jack Frost, and Blue Mountain.