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: for $25, you get $50 worth of outdoor sporting gear, apparel, and accessories at Summit Sports in Keego Harbor.
Led by owner and sports fanatic Steve Kopitz, the staff at Summit Sports outfits athletes and outdoorsfolk with brand-name apparel and gear for skiing, snowboarding, and various water sports. While conquering the slopes wearing Dakine Omega gloves ($39.95), skiers can don the sturdy casing of a Smith Holt helmet ($74.95) to protect brain boxes and acrophobic mohawks. Equipped with Smith Scope pro goggles ($39.95), rip down hillsides at a nose-numbing speed using Scott Decree ski poles ($39.95) to steer. Additionally, Summit's staff of friendly experts harvests a wealth of knowledge, helping to prepare inquiring customers for all types of open-air treks including marathons inside idle volcanoes.
Through its extensive selection of brand-name swimwear, camping equipment, skis and snowboards, and boating gear, Summit Sports helps its customers enjoy the air, land, and water year-round. Shoppers get ready for winter sports with apparel and skis from brands such as Patagonia and Nordica or have their equipment tended to by technicians, who sharpen, wax, and repair skis and boards. With Hobie kayaks and fishing accessories, clients can gear up to angle a tasty fish from the Great Lakes or capture the legendary water monster that haunts the town. They can also equip themselves with wetsuits and life vests from Quicksilver and O'Neill, and grab North Face tents and camping gear.