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7 Reasons To Rent Skis from Epic Mountain Rentals This Winter

Posted on July 26, 2022

Winter Aerial Scenic In Vail, CO.
There's nothing quite like a ski vacation to lift the spirit. There are a lot of things you can do to make your time away as relaxing as possible like figuring out your ski rental before you go.

Stressed about renting skis or snowboards for your trip? Worry no more because time have changed, and here's 6 reasons why renting is the way to go. We're talking delivery right to your door, slope-side ski and snowboard valet, and experts who can help you plan the best day on (and off) the mountain during your trip.

1. Top Brands

Epic Mountain Rentals has state-of-the-art skis, snowboards and equipment from the industry's leading brands, including Salomon, Blizzard, K2, Nordica, Völkl and Burton. We know your equipment can make or break your day on the mountain. While other places might put you on an old board or skis, we put everyone on a setup tailored specifically to their skill and comfort level. Our experts have outfitted every age and ability of skier/rider, making it easy for them to determine which gear is best for you. We'll focus on getting you the right gear so you can make the most of your time on the mountain.

2. Delivery and On-Mountain Gear Valet

Epic Mountain Rentals offers ski rental delivery at many of your favorite resorts. We'll bring everything right to your door upon your arrival, store it for you at the base of the mountain each day and take it off your hands before you head out of town. Does it get any easier than that?

Have more questions? Check out our guide to ski rental delivery!

3. Ski Rental Packages for Every Age and Ability

Enjoying a day on the mountains starts with having equipment that is well-fitted, comfortable and suited to your ability. Whether you're cruising down the bunny hill or ripping through extreme terrain, Epic Mountain Rentals has the right gear for everyone in your group – guaranteed. From shorter, more maneuverable skis for beginners to more aggressive shapes and styles for experts, the options are endless. Expert staff will get you onto the perfect setup for your age, ability and current mountain conditions –and if things change or you want to try something else, you can always stop in to swap out your gear for something different.

Here's a quick rundown of ski rental packages:
Demo: Demo skis are the latest premium skis for any ability level. This is a great option if you're skiing in varying conditions.
Performance: Performance skis offer more stability for intermediate skiers. Consider these if you want to carve smoother turns.
Sport: Sport skis are forgiving and flexible skis that are a great option if you're just beginning and building confidence on the mountain.
Junior: If you have 12 or unders in your crew, this is the perfect package for them.

Need help choosing the right ski rental package? Here's some additional tips on how to find the right ski or snowboard rental package for you.

4. Rentals At Your Favorite Resorts

With more than 100 pickup locations throughout the United States and Canada, including Vail, Breckenridge, Heavenly and Whistler-Blackcomb, chances are good you'll find Epic Mountain Rentals at your favorite resort. At each resort, our rental shops are conveniently located in lodges and hotels and near lifts for added convenience. We make it really easy to get on and off the mountain so you can focus on skiing and relaxing instead of hauling your gear all over the place.

5. Excellent Service

Whatever you need, the team at Epic Mountain Rentals strives to make your day on the slopes a memorable one. Expert staff ensures that all equipment is maintained and tuned to current snow conditions and fit properly to each skier. Many shops offer one-to-one fittings so you can be sure that everything you are using for the day is set how you need it. Expert fitters can also provide local advice about the mountain – the best runs, not-to-be-missed activities and best spots for après.

6. Gear Storage - Day and Night

Taking a break to grab lunch? We'll hold on to your gear. Done for the day? We'll hold on to your gear. Having a little too much fun at Apres? We'll hold onto your gear and have it waiting for you whether it's for first chair or a casual afternoon cruise. Better yet, we'll keep your shoes close by so you don't have to do the infamous robot-walk in ski or snowboard boots at the beginning of the day or stay in them once you're done for the day.

Explore rental packages at your favorite resorts!