Ski Base stocks the best demo skis for every level. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, we’ll have the equipment to make your day on Vail Mountain the perfect one. We carry a full line of boots, skis, and poles to compliment each ski or snowboard rental package we offer.

Our fleet of demos consists of this current season’s top of the line skis from Atomic, Black Crows, Blizzard, DPS, Dynastar, Elan, K2, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, and Völkl.

All ski & snowboard rentals include FREE STORAGE

Demo Skis and poles with our 25% off advanced reservation price runs $28.49 per day for 1 to 3 days. Vail’s best value on ski rentals for your trip.

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All Mountain
Freeride

Atomic Vantage 97 Ti

Blurring the line between piste and powder as far as it can go, the Atomic Vantage 97 TI is an agile all-mountain ski that can truly define the genre. It can help you lay down a line you’ll be proud to claim your own in-bounds or out-of-bounds, and do it while keep you confident and in control. Prolite means you’ll feel lighter: our revolutionary light construction with added reinforcements in key zones carries less weight for more precision and better feel for what’s under foot. It’s got plenty of strength and stiffness from the Titanium Tank Mesh layer, and the Energy Backbone for more reinforcement. For the all-mountain skier who wants to be prepared for real-world conditions on-piste or off. Less effort, more feel, more confidence – this is a ski that

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 172 , 180 , 188
Radius(m): 18 , 19.1 , 20.1
Sidecut(mm): 130_97_119

Follow this link to visit Atomic’s official website for more info on the Vantage 97 Ti

Blizzard Black Pearl 98

If you are looking for a ski that can float through powder, bust through chopped up crud or carve on the groomers, the Black Pearl 98 is the ski for you. With a 98 mm waist and a women’s specific Carbon Flipcore W.S.D. construction, the Black Pearl 98 is light and easy with exceptional versatility and performance for any terrain or snow condition you can throw at it.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Length(cm): 152 , 159 , 166

Radius(m): 13.5 , 14.5 , 15.5

Sidecut(mm): 134.5_98_118.5

Follow this link to visit Blizzard’s official website for more info on
the Black Pearl 98

Blizzard Bonafide

Introducing the all new Bonafide: made to attack the mountain with grace and precision. From crushing through crud, to laying it down on hard pack, to navigating your way through untouched pow in the trees, they’re the ultimate all-conditions daily driver for committed skiers. The new TrueBlend Woodcore specifically targets the flex throughout the ski, with a softer tip and tail that keep you nimble. Denser wood underfoot acts like a gas pedal, giving you the power and drive when you want to charge. Combined with a versatile sidecut and a reduced rocker profile, the Bonafide is the perfect blend of Austrian engineering and real-world testing that’ll keep you skiing confidently, even on those less-than-perfect days.

Lengths(cm): 165 , 177 , 183
Radius(m): 15 , 17 , 18.5
Sidecut(mm): 136.5_97_118.5

Follow this link to visit Blizzard’s official website for more info on the Bonafide

K2 Mindbender 99 Ti

Quick edge-to-edge? Check. Absurd float in pow? Oh you bet. You might be surprised to hear that the the Mindbender 99ti only clocks in at 99 underfoot – it definitely hits above it’s weight. Toss in that Y-Beam and you’ll be wondering where the speed limit on this thing really is. West Coast, East Coast – it doesn’t matter. It’s the kind of ski you drop in the back of your car, and take with you wherever you go

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 170 , 177 , 184
Radius(m): 18.5m @ 184cm
Sidecut(mm): 138_99_123

Follow this link to visit K2’s official website for more info on the Mindbender 99 Ti

K2 Mindbender 108 Ti

 

String ‘em up and slap ‘em down. The Mindbender 108Ti are meant to run. Utilizing K2’s Proprietary Titanal Y-Beam™, this freak of a ski is meant to do one thing: mash. From deep pow to the chalky steeps, this beast is the big mountain charger you’ve been waiting for. Toss in a longer turn radius and even flex, and you’ll be wondering why it took you so long to hop on board.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 172 , 179, 186
Radius(m): 22.9m @ 186cm
Sidecut(mm): 136_108_125

Follow this link to visit K2’s official website for more info on the Mindbender 108 Ti

Nordica Enforcer 100

Guided by a commitment to relentless refinement, Nordica has completely reimagined the Enforcer 100. Thanks to a new construction and an upgraded tip design, this best-selling ski offers a more playful feel and even greater versatility—while continuing to deliver its legendary all mountain performance. For a trusted ride that’s especially smooth and stable, it pairs an all new carbon chassis with a new core profile and two sheets of metal. In addition to dampening vibrations and reducing weight, this creates a more forgiving ski that also maximizes stability and response. And to boost confidence in variable conditions, the Enforcer features an early rise tip and slight tail rocker with traditional camber under foot. Armed with a modern design, it allows you to ski how you want—where you want. Smoother and more playful than ever, the new Enforcer 100 redefines what an all mountain ski can do.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 165 , 179 , 186
Radius(m): 18.4m @186cm
Sidecut(mm): 133_100_121 @186cm

Follow this link to visit Nordica’s official website for more info on the Enforcer 100

 

Rossignol BlackOps Escaper

 

Go beyond the groomed. When fresh tracks beckon, the Blackops Escaper delivers a blend of lightweight agility and damp downhill performance to set you free to explore and ride inbounds and out. Its light swing weight keeps it playful and a lightweight core keeps your mind open to skin track and boot pack possibilities.

Lengths: 156, 178
Radius(M): 12, 19
Dimensions: 128_94_118 @178cm

Follow this link to Rossignol’s Website for more detailed information about the Rossignol Black Ops Escaper.

Rossignol Experience 92TI

Cross every boundary, know no limits. Designed for all-terrain adventure on every side of the resort, the all-new EXPERIENCE 92 Ti is a powerful all-mountain ski for expert skiers. Rossi’s race-developed LCT combines with new Air Tip VAS technology for ultimate stability and control while the freeride-inspired profile offers the playful fluidity to drift, smear, float, and carve wherever the snow takes you.    

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 173 , 180 , 187
Radius(m): 15 , 16 , 19
Sidecut(mm): 131_92_121

Follow this link to visit Rossignol’s official website for more info on the Experience 92TI

 

Salomon N QST 99

Enjoy the time between storms, and don’t get hung out to dry from a suprise dump on the Salomon QST 99 Ski. With a 99mm waist, this ski rides morning pow, afternoon chop, and a little icy delight for evening desert. Its All-Terrain Rocker 2.0 profile lives up to that all-terrain status, with camber underfoot that ensures excellent edge grip on firm snow and a rockered tip that navigates soft stuff and provides pivoting control. Meanwhile a medium length turn radius ensures you feel confident by creating impressive stability at speed.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 167 , 174 , 181
Radius(m): 19m at 174cm
Sidecut(mm): 136_99_118

Follow this link to visit Salomon’s official website for more info on the QST 99

Völkl Kenja 88

The new Kenja 88 brings a new level of smoothness and stability for 50/50 frontside/backside skiers. Its new setup features Völkl’s revolutionary 3D Radius Sidecut design, and the proven Titanal Frame construction that first debuted on the Secret. The 3D Radius design delivers greater versatility by allowing the skier to switch from short turns to long turns at will, and at any speed. The new Kenja also features carbon tip inlays, a full sidewall construction, and full Multi-Layer wood core. Expert and near expert women will feel more confidence and control than ever before.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 149 , 156 , 163 
Radius(m): 11.9, 13.4, 15, 16.8
Sidecut(mm): 129_88_111

Follow this link to visit Volkl’s official website for more info on the Kenja 88

Völkl Secret 92

The Secret 92 features the same Titanal Frame Construction found in the M5 Mantra, but in a narrower 130-92-113mm shape that is designed to deliver just the right blend of float in softer snow with tenacious edge grip on harder snow. With Tip and Tail Rocker and camber underfoot, our Full Sidewall construction, and a carbon inlay in the tip, this award-winning ski delivers an unparalleled level of all mountain performance no matter what snow conditions the mountain hands out.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 149 , 156 , 163
Radius(m): 12.6 , 14.2 , 16
Sidecut(mm): 130_92_113

Follow this link to visit Volkl’s official website for more info on the Secret

Völkl Kendo 88

The brand new Kendo 88 sets the tone for 50/50 frontside/backside skis in the 2019/20 season with a new shape featuring Völkl’s revolutionary 3D Radius Sidecut design, and the proven Titanal Frame construction that first debuted on the M5 Mantra. The 3D Radius design delivers greater versatility by allowing the skier to switch from short turns to long turns at will, and at any speed. The new Kendo also features carbon tip inlays, a full sidewall construction, and full Multi-Layer wood core. The smoothness and versatiity offered in this new ski will define the standard for years to come.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 163 , 170 , 177 , 184
Radius(m): 16.8 , 18.7 , 20.8 , 22.2
Sidecut(cm): 129_88_111

Follow this link to visit Völkl’s official website for more info on the Kendo 88

Völkl M5 Mantra

The iconic Mantra was the first ski of its kind to master everything from powder to ice with ease – introducing the next all mountain benchmark, the M5 Mantra. The key innovation on the 5th generation Mantra is a new way of arranging the metal layers called Titanal Frame: the metal sections follow the ski shape in the tip and tail, with an added carbon inlay in the tip. This intricate construction is lighter in weight, with the same damping properties as a full sheet of metal. Its new shape is 134-96-117mm, with a tightened radius of 19.8m in size 177. Tip and Tail Rocker design with camber underfoot, and Full Sidewall construction round out the setup. Yet another new performance standard for all mountain freeride skis.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 170 , 177 , 184
Radius(m): 17.9 , 19.8 , 21.2
Sidecut(mm): 134_96_117

Follow this link to visit Völkl’s official website for more info on the M5 Mantra

Volkl Mantra 102

The Mantra 102 handles the days between storms with ease thanks to its new 3D Radius sidecut design, with three distinct radii that work together to allow an incredibly short turn on such a wide ski with no loss in float or stability. When it does start dumping the wider, 102mm chassis, Titanal Frame construction, and Tip and Tail Rocker design give you the float and maneuverability of a powder ski. This Western one ski quiver is sure to gain a huge following for this wider Mantra.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Lengths(cm): 170 , 177 , 184
Radius(m): 18.1 , 20.1 , 21.4
Sidecut(mm): 140_102_123

Follow this link to visit Völkl’s official website for more info on the Mantra 102