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Hot Tub Made Of

What Are Hot Tubs Made From?

January 18th, 2017

The original hot tub may have been a wooden wine cask, but today spas range in materials from concrete to hard plastics. Dependent on the spa’s shape, size, color or durability, spa materials should be considered for the best selection. –       Gunite or air-blow concrete are typical of older spas or those built adjacent to […]

  • How Do Winter Resorts Make Snow?

    January 11th, 2017


    With water, lots and lots of water. Even though Mother Nature has teased us with a few flakes here and there, our ski and snowboard seasons would be dismal if it weren’t for wonderful snow making machines. Drive passed any of the winter resorts and you’re sure to see a cloudy haze over the area. […]

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  • Top 3 Ways To Enhance Your Hot Tub

    January 6th, 2017

    Add A Waterfall Feature The sound of flowing water is synonymous with relaxation. Some hot tubs include a waterfall feature, or you could add a small pond or fountain to make your yard a soothing relaxation spot. Heat Things Up With A Fire Pit Turn your backyard into a resort with the addition of a […]

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  • Got Plans This Weekend? Get on the Mountain

    January 3rd, 2017

    Come Skiing

    No Mother Nature is not gracing us with the white stuff, but with Her help of significant rainfall and cold temperatures, local resorts have been making snow.  Camelback has 29 of their 33 trails open with a 12″ base, while Shawnee has 18 of their 23 trails open with a 12″ base. This Friday is the World’s Largest […]

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  • Table Tennis Mastery

    December 30th, 2016


    So you’ve got your ping pong table, a racket, ball and net, now you’re ready to play some casual games of ping pong with your friends and family. What if you want a few tips on having an edge over them while you play? Making sure you have great equipment, like that from Pelican Gameroom […]

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  • Picking New Snowboard Bindings

    December 26th, 2016


    A Few Things to Consider When You’re in the Market for New Bindings First, you’ll want to know your foot size – this will directly correlate to the size of the binding you want to purchase. Second, do you have a hard boot? Yes, you will need a specific step-in binding. Generally, the population of […]

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  • The Perfect Game Table!

    December 8th, 2016

    Gameroom Gifts

    Whether you are outfitting a family game room or just want a game table that your family will enjoy during the long winter months ahead, Pelican Shops has the right choice for you and your family. There is nothing like an amazing game table to add excitement in the house! It is also a great […]

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  • Tis the Season for All Things Snow!

    December 1st, 2016

    Lift Tickets

    It is that time of year again when the weather gets colder and the snow starts to fall. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! At Pelican Shops we are pumped with excitement at the prospect of snow. Our hearts begin to accelerate and our nerves begin to twitch with the need to […]

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  • Hit the Hill in Style in Layers!

    November 17th, 2016

    Winter Layered Clothing

    It is that time of year to shop for winter gear. When you hit the slopes and snow you will want to be prepared to stay warm and cozy in the cold. Pelican Shops has all that you need to stay toasty, stylish, and on top of your performance this winter season. We have newly […]

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  • Tips on Ski & Snowboard Tuning

    November 17th, 2016

    ski and snowboard tuning

      Now that the weather is getting cooler it is time to switch out your summer sports equipment for your winter sports gear, and it’s time for Winter tuning too. Dig those skis and snowboards out of the proverbial mothballs and get ready for the excitement on the hill. It is time to test your […]

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