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Drink a Beer, Prep for Ski Season

River's Place offers affordable ski waxing with a beer to boot



With skyrocketing lift ticket prices and ski-bus fares that don’t much offset the cost of driving yourself, it’s tough for a ski (or snowboard) bum out there. But this weekend, a Bend local is lending his expertise to help riders have a little fun and get their gear ready for the season. 

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For $15, people can go to River’s Place on Saturday and get both a beer and a ski wax, courtesy of Scott Hammers, who boasts of 30+ years of ski-tuning expertise. The event happens from noon to 4 pm at River’s Place at 787 NE Purcell Boulevard in Bend.

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Nicole Vulcan

Nicole Vulcan has been editor of the Source since 2016. While the pandemic reduced "hobbies" to "aspirations," you can mostly find her raising chickens, walking dogs, riding all the bikes and attempting to turn a high desert scrap of land into a permaculture oasis. (Progress: slow.)

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