Welcome to Ski Base, Vail’s top ski and snowboard rental shop. Locally owned and operated by Jay and Sari Lucas, Ski Base is Vail CO’s resource for state of the art demo ski rentals, snowboard rentals, equipment, repairs and clothing – all at a great price.


Where are we in location to the Vail ski lifts?

Ski Base is located in Lionshead just steps from the gondola. To get to the Eagle Bahn Gondola from our shop, simply walk out the door to the left towards the escalators at Arrabelle. Take the escalators down and walk straight for about 30 yards. Total travel time – about 43 seconds!

Ski Base in Vail, CO is proud to offer top-notch demo rental equipment from Rossignol, Blizzard, Salomon, Scott, Dynastar, Nordica, K2, Volkl, and Never Summer. Ski Base is the largest Oakley clothing dealer in Vail, something for the skier or boarder in everybody. We also carry a full line of clothing and accessories from Giro, POC, Pret, Scott and many more. In addition to being a full-service ski rental, snowboard rental and retail shop, we are proud to be one of Vail’s only family owned-and-operated ski shops

Ski Base offers free, overnight rental equipment storage (boots $5/ night) and the best prices on seasonal repair and rental packages…guaranteed! We utilize the latest tuning equipment run by the top ski and snowboard techs around.

Ski Base is located at the top of Lionshead escalator, behind Arrabelle and across from the Burton store.

Open daily from 8am to 7pm.