Starbucks Opens First-Ever Ski-Thru Coffee Shop

02/17/2012 10:20 am ET | Updated Apr 18, 2012

A Starbucks located at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort was built into the slopes at an elevation of 8,000 feet, allowing resort-goers to purchase a cup of Joe without ever having to remove their skis or snowboards.

Now that's convenience!

According to reports, the idea for a ski-thru Starbucks was inspired by base jumper JT Homes, who's been known to ski while drinking coffee at the same time. We have a hard enough time driving with the stuff as it is.