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01Dec

Start Your Slope Season With Glide & Go Mobile Ski and Snowboard Tuning

Glide & Go mobile ski and snowboard tuning is newly opened and ready for business! A new locally owned business, Glide & Go is the best way to get your gear ready for the snow season.

With over five years of experience in the sporting industry, Glide & Go owner, Katelyn Riedinger, saw the opportunity to solve a problem many skiers and snowboarders have every season.

“Usually, when you take a ski or a board to a shop to have them worked on during peak season, the shop can be backed up from two days to two weeks,” said Katelyn.

Booking a tune-up with local Glide & Go eliminates that downtime. While many businesses may use a machine to tune gear, Katelyn prefers a more precise method.

“I hand-tune all ski and snowboarding equipment so that I can provide a better quality tune-up,” said Katelyn.

Whether you are looking forward to hitting the slopes at Bogus Basin or Sun Valley, Glide & Go wants to make sure you are ready to take off at your convenience.

Ski and Snowboarding Services In Boise

Depending on how frequently you visit the slopes will depend on how often you will need a tuning service. Each appointment takes roughly 30 minutes to an hour, leaving you ready to hit the slopes immediately. Here are the services currently available at Glide & Go.

Hot Wax - $25

Hot wax not only protects your skis and snowboard but it prolongs its lifespan and can help with speed on the slopes. Katelyn suggests getting a hot wax after 4-6 snow visits.

Edge Sharpening - $40

Along the edges of your skis or snowboard is a metal edge. At the start of each season, it’s highly recommended to have an edge sharpening service. Again, depending on how often you use your equipment will depend on how many times you will need this done throughout the season. Sharpening boards and skis helps with carving, stopping, and removing any imperfections along the metal.

Location and Hours

The best part about Glide & Go is that it’s mobile, so anywhere you are, Glide & Go is there for you. Providing services within Boise, Glide & Go can tune your gear from your home, work, or wherever you may be that day, all within their mobile station.

With social distancing guidelines put in place, Glide & Go is the safest way to get your gear tuned up for the season.

Book your appointment during your lunch break or schedule Glide & Go to stop by your home at your earliest convenience.

Book your Glide & Go appointment HERE!

Glide & Go Website

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