Happy Independence Day!

July 4th is just around the corner! That’s when Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Sam Adams, John Hancock, and more revolutionaries signed the Declaration of Independence. What better way to celebrate than with camping!

Are out of town friends coming to celebrate with you, but don’t have camping gear? Or maybe you need gear for yourself! We’ve got what you need and can reserve it for you right now; call The Ski Renter in Cupertino at 408-255-9600. We think Ole Ben would be pleased—why buy when you can rent?

Are you ready for summer camping?

School’s out! And this means great summer camping: trips to the mountains, trips to the seashore, trips to the delta, and trips to the lake.

Don’t have all the equipment you need, but don’t want to spend a fortune buying it? Why buy when you can rent? We have tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, backpacks, stoves, lanterns, coolers, and much more at The Ski Renter. Give us a call and we can reserve what you need.

Do you need help planning what to eat at camp? Are you tired of your usual camp meals? Take a look at some of these simple dutch oven recipes for camping.

Not sure where to get started? Explore these California local campgrounds or check out these first come first served spots.

Here Comes Labor Day!

Kick Back and Relax with Easy Camping Rentals

Here comes Labor Day! Labor Day is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country. And we celebrate it by not working! So relax and go camping! We take the labor out of camping, making it as easy as we can for you. We rent top of the line tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, coolers, lanterns, stoves, backpacks, and more. Convenient packages at affordable prices. You can reserve by phone, email us at tsr@theskirenters.com, or just drop by. Why buy when you can rent?

When is the Perfect Time for Camping?

Enjoy the Perfect Weather in Less Crowded Parks!

School has started for most of the Valley, now. The weather is still nice, but the parks and trails aren’t quite as crowded, so it’s a good time go camping. We take the stress out of camping and make it as easy as we can for you. Convenient packages at affordable prices. We rent top of the line, tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, coolers, lanterns, stoves, backpacks, and more. You can reserve by phone, email us at tsr@theskirenters.com, or just drop by. Why buy when you can rent?

Summer Isn’t Over Yet!

Get Outside to Say Goodbye to Summer

Two more weeks of summer, but still plenty of time for camping! We take the stress out of camping and make it as easy as we can for you. We rent top of the line, tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, coolers, lanterns, stoves, backpacks, and more. Convenient packages at affordable prices. You can reserve by phone, email us at tsr@theskirenters.com, or just drop by. Why buy when you can rent?

Get Ready For Fourth of July!

Complete Your Camping Needs for the 4th!

Franklin Roosevelt, our 32nd President stated, “In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” So in keeping with that declaration, get outside this 4th of July and achieve your personal freedom! July 4th is just around the corner so it’s time to reserve your camping gear from The Ski Renter in Cupertino.

We rent sleeping bags, sleeping pads, tents (2, 3, 5 and 8-person), backpacks, stoves, lanterns, coolers and much more to complete your camping needs in celebration of our country’s 241st birthday.

Swing into Summer with Easy Camping Rentals!

Easy Rentals For Your Summer Camping Trip!

Summer is in full swing and so is The Ski Renter of Cupertino! Planning a camping trip but don’t want to spend a fortune on new equipment? Come see us. We rent tents (2, 3, 5 and 8-person), backpacks, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, two burner stoves, backpacking stoves, coolers, lanterns (both battery operated and propane), and…bear canisters, too! (Bear canisters are required by many parks in the Sierra Nevada.)

And while you are in the store, take a look at our summer retail products, too – almost all are on sale – fleece jackets, backpackers’ shirts, Camelbaks, hydrosystems, hiking socks, etc. Why buy when you can rent?

The Perfect Farewell to Summer Break

Say goodbye to Summer Break with the perfect family adventure!

As the Summer Break winds down and the new school year draws near, get outside one more time with the whole family at Roaring Camp Railroads nestled in the town of Felton, California. Between amazing train rides and historical experiences, Roaring Camp railroads is a great day-trip for the whole family – Even Fido*!

Redwood Forest Steam Train – Explore the Redwoods in open air cars pulled by a magnificent steam engine to the summit of Bear Mountain as you learn about the history of the railroad and the forest.

Santa Cruz Beach Train – Take a ride to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk for a day at the beach on the The Santa Cruz Big Trees & Pacific Railway – one of the oldest and most historic lines in California.

Living History and Heritage Events – Experience history with free heritage events during the week and living history events on the weekend. Watch Roaring Camp’s blacksmith make tools, see a real old-fashioned printing press in action, try your luck at the gold-panning station, and much more!

Want to make it a weekend camping adventure? Set up camp at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park! A stroll through the redwoods takes you directly to Roaring Camp Railroads, and the campground itself offers great amenities for tent campers and more amazing hikes through the beautiful forest.

*Dogs are allowed on leash at both Roaring Camp Railroads and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

 

Yosemite: Cliffs, Waterfalls, Lakes, Forests, and More!

Only a short drive from the Bay to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite is internationally recognized for its spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves, beautiful lakes, spectacular mountains, glaciers, and biological diversity.

Yosemite Museum – Looking to learn? Try the Yosemite Museum! The Yosemite Museum was the first building constructed as a museum in the national park system and contains many exhibits about the history of Yosemite!

Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail – Want a beautiful hike? Take stroll around Mirror Lake. When water is calm, the lake offers beautiful reflections of surrounding cliffs. Bring Fido along as well, this trail is pet friendly!

The Yosemite Zipline – Need an adventure? Look no further! The Yosemite Zipline and Adventure Ranch offers zip-lining on six different courses, aerial ropes courses, roping lessons, gold-panning and more. Gear up and get out there!

But you have to hurry, camping spots fill up fast, so plan the perfect Yosemite trip and book today. Can’t get a spot? Yosemite still makes for a great day trip!

4th of July and S’mores!

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The long weekend is right around the corner and it’s not too late to grab some gear from The Ski Renter and head for cooler ground. Our summer inventory includes backpacking and camping tents, sleeping bags, stoves, coolers and more. All from high-quality, reliable brands!

We hope you are enjoying our warm weather options as much as we enjoy providing them to you.

“I’ve rented here for years and it has only gotten better with time. New owners bought it a few years back and they have improved the service and products each year. The owner is often there when I come in and he always helps me find exactly what I need. Best mom and pop experience I have had.”

Why buy when you can rent?

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George Denise
Owner, The Ski Renter

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