Whistler Blackcomb is famous for having some of the biggest terrain and some of the heaviest snowfalls in North America. Serious mountains and serious weather call for equipment that can handle all the elements to ensure the best day possible in the snow or on the dirt. Whistler Blackcomb’s retail outlets feature the highest quality gear for every price point whether exploring the mountains in the winter or riding the Whistler Mountain Bike Park in the summer. Whistler Blackcomb’s guests don’t necessarily visit to Whistler to shop, but the retail landscape is almost as inspiring as the mountains circling the village.
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OVERSIZE BAGGAGE FEES WEIGH YOU DOWN? JUST RENT!
While many airlines now impose penalties for heavy baggage, or in some cases charging travelers for all checked baggage, renting ski or snowboard equipment is a great option for those travelling to Whistler Blackcomb.
Besides avoiding the hassle of travelling with extra bags, one of the best benefits to renting ski and snowboard equipment is the option to change out gear to suit the mountain’s conditions. Trading in the high-speed carvers for some fat powder skis the night before a forecasted big dump of snow is as easy as can be. Renters can rest assured they will have the right tools that are tuned to perfection to make the most of each day’s conditions on the mountain.
Whistler Blackcomb’s 12 rental locations are located across Whistler Village, Blackcomb’s Upper Village and Creekside Village to service the main hubs of hotel accommodations in Whistler. Online bookings allow guests to save 30 per cent and many rental shops feature secure overnight storage at their slopeside locations. With over 12,000 skis and snowboards, Whistler Blackcomb has the largest and newest selection of rental gear in Whistler.
expect Nothing but the best
Every season, Whistler Blackcomb updates its rental fleet with the latest and greatest in ski and snowboard equipment. All rentals and demos are top of the line product from brands such as Rossignol, Burton, Salomon, Atomic, K2 and more. From carving skis with razor sharp edges to the latest and fattest powder boards, renters are guaranteed to find something to suit their needs!
Quality and comfort are top priorities when it comes to ski and snowboard gear, which is why Whistler Blackcomb’s Salomon Store is home to a state-of-the-art boot fitting lab to ensure guests are comfortably fitted with the perfect ski or snowboard boot. The Salomon/Atomic Project features boots and skis from both Salomon and Atomic, and will offer top-of-the-line customization options from Conformable and Superfeet. The latest tools in boot fitting are available to provide Salomon store guests with the best fit possible.
It’s As Easy As Renting A Bike
First time visitors to the Whistler Mountain Bike Park usually start their day at Whistler Blackcomb’s bike rental shop located at the base of the Village Gondola. Featuring the biggest and best high performance fleet of GIANT bikes in Whistler, this bustling location can also outfit riders with all the safety gear they need to have a fun and safe day in the Bike Park.
Front and rear suspension help to cushion riders as they negotiate rough terrain and hydraulic disc brakes safely moderate speed. Taking any old bike into the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is not recommended and with a brand new fleet of bikes available every summer season, renting a bike to ride in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park ensures the best possible downhill experience.
For those guests hoping to explore other parts of the Whistler Valley, Whistler Blackcomb also offers rents top-of-the-line cross-country and trail bikes.