Get All the Gear You Need at These Winter Park Ski Rentals

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The town of Winter Park is home to Winter Park Resort, a snowy oasis where people throughout Colorado and around the country flock during the colder months. It’s also a stone's-throw away from fun-filled slopes of Granby Ranch and the legendary backcountry routes on Berthoud Pass.

Learn about backcountry safety before embarking on a backcountry adventure

Winter Park Ski Rentals

Whether you’re visiting Grand County for your first ski lesson in Colorado and need some rentals or you want a quick tune up and some extra gear before you head to the resort, these ski shops near Winter Park have you covered. Stop by for rentals, new gear, safety equipment and even repairs so you can get out on the powdery slopes. The following ski shops are within a 10-minute drive from the entrance of Winter Park Resort:

Beavers Sport Shop

Beavers Sport Shop is a locally owned and operated ski shop based in Winter Park since 1995. Only a 5-minute drive from the resort, they provide several ski-rental packages (including demos if you want to test out some new models), as well as tune ups. New to skiing? Ask the team to recommend beginner’s equipment tailored to your skill level. Check out this page and use discount code GC for 20% off ski and snowboard rentals.

Address: 78665 US-40, Winter Park

Christy Sports

Just down the road from the resort at Cooper Creek Plaza, Christy Sports is another easy stop for tune ups, repairs, and ski and snowboard rentals. While you’re there, you can stroll around and stop into one of the outstanding Winter Park restaurants in the square (A warm, rich chicken korma from Durbar Bistro is always delicious). Or browse the gift shops for pottery, sweet jams and other locally made surprises. 

Address: 78930 US-40, Winter Park

Epic Mountain Sports

Epic Mountain Sports is another Winter Park ski shop worth checking out. Their team is always happy to share helpful tips for your day on the runs or in the backcountry. And they offer plenty of services including tune ups, repairs and rentals as well as gear and clothing for sale. Only a few minutes from Winter Park Resort and Berthoud Pass, they can quickly set you up for a day of carving down the snowy mountainsides.

Address: 78737 US-40, Winter Park

Alpine Sun Ski Shop

If you’re looking for an extra-convenient option, Alpine Sun Ski Shop is the closest full-service ski-rental shop to Winter Park Resort because they’re right on premises. They allow both reservations and walk-ins (but of course, reservations are always your best bet to ensure availability). Not much of a skier? Their snowshoe rentals are great for trail trekkers who aren’t as interested in downhill.

Address: 1097 Winter Park Dr, Winter Park

Icebox Mountain Sports

Icebox Mountain Sports supplies backcountry rentals for skiers and snowboarders exploring the snowy descents in Winter Park — including the rugged backcountry areas on Berthoud Pass.They can set you up with tune ups, mounts, safety equipment and all the other gear you need to skin up the hillsides and gaze at the snowcapped peaks of the Continental Divide.

Address: 505 Zerex St, Fraser

XSports

XSports is another ski shop right by the base of Winter Park Resort. They offer ski-gear packages (that include helmets!) and factor tax into their advertised prices, so you know exactly what you’re paying for rentals upfront. If you want to try out some equipment before you buy, rent their demos for the day to shred on some sportier ski and boot models.

Address: 310 Iron Horse Way, Winter Park

Know Before You Go: Backcountry & Alpine Safety

Alpine Safety: If you’re new to alpine skiing or snowboarding, the best way to keep you (and the people around you) safe is to take a lesson with a qualified instructor before heading down the hills. Check out these ski lessons at Winter Park and Granby Ranch, which are available for every age group and skill level.

Backcountry Safety: Before embarking on a backcountry adventure, ensure you’re well-versed in safety procedures and prepared with all the equipment you need. Check snowpack conditions ahead of time and see these resources for avalanche-safety information:

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