Labor Day DEAL

15% off all OUTDOOR GEAR RENTALS if you reserve by August 24

Planning ahead pays off! With many local schools starting back this week and next, The Ski Renter encourages you to set out for one last camping weekend before snow season! Labor Day is September 1 – making the perfect 3-day weekend to plan for your adventure. Reserve by August 24th and receive 15% off all outdoor gear rentals: backpacks + sleeping bags + stoves + backpacking and family tents + lanterns + coolers and more!

Call now to reserve your gear before it’s too late!


Snow news is good news!

Snow news is good news! Snow depth at many resorts is still pretty awesome; 63” at Alpine Meadows, 50” at Boreal, 66” at Heavenly, 88” at Kirkwood, 64” at Northstar, 76” at Sierra-At-Tahoe, and 72” at Squaw Valley; some of  the best depth we’ve seen all season! But you better hit the slopes before it melts. Temperatures are below freezing at night, but up to 55 degrees F during the day.

Also, get ready for our “End-of-Season Sale” April 12th and 13th. We need to clear some of the shelves to make room for next season’s equipment, so this is your opportunity to purchase some great equipment at some very reasonable prices!  You owe it to yourself to at least come by and take a look!  We will be servingcomplimentary hot dogs and sodas, too (including vegetarian and kosher), and Nuki, our Siberian husky mascot will be there to help pass out balloons to the kids.  You don’t want to miss this!

MLK Weekend: 10% OFF now through the 20th

Martin Luther King Weekend (MLK) is rapidly approaching (January 18, 19 and 20th). The snow has been a little weak the last couple of weeks, but some resorts are doing better than others. Heavenly Valley is reporting a 31” to 39” base, probably the best we have found, with 4” to 6” from this last snowfall this past weekend. Boreal reports a 30” to 34” base. Diamond Peak 20” to 30”. Sugar Bowl 16” to 30”. Soda Springs 24”. Northstar and Squaw Valley, both 18” to 22”. Other resorts are looking similar. We found some quotable quotes from recent skiers online: “Finally some fresh snow. Wasn’t a lot maybe 3-5 inches, but got some fresh turns finally.” Another one, this one from Alpine: “Not many people. Short-to-no line. Fresh new snow… great day for snowboarding and skiing.” And another: “Fresh powder snow and not too many people.” That was this last weekend, of course. Who knows what the weather will be like next weekend (certainly not the weatherman), but there is snow, and most likely Spring Skiing conditions, so dig out your favorite Aloha shirt and lather on the sun screen! What the heck; if we are having Spring in January, maybe we will have Winter in February! Kind of a repeat of last year… maybe. And just to add to the fun, we will reduce our pricing by 10% all this week, through the 20th, in honor of the Reverend King. It’s the least we can do!

See you soon, and as always, Think Snow!

Party at The Ski Renter and You’re Invited

You’re invited to our 1st annual Season Kick-Off Party and Fundraiser on December 5th!
Come celebrate our 6th season, check out our new equipment and help The Ski Renter, together with Toys for Tots, provide holiday gifts for less fortunate children in our community. All day we’ll be offering discounts to help you prepare for the season:

  • Hand waxes for only $5
  • 15% off all resale goods
  • 30% off tune-ups

Join us from 4pm-9pm and:

  • Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine or cider
  • Catch a peek of Warren Miller’s ski and snowboard film: Like There Is No Tomorrow
  • Hold your breath as The Ski Renter gives away 5 weekend rental packages*

* If you bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots, you will be entered in a drawing to win one of the 5 weekend rental packages we’ll be giving away!

See you soon, and as always, Think Snow!

End of Season Sale and BBQ!

The end of ski season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t already be looking ahead to next year! Come check out used skis, snow boards, demo skis, boots, ski jackets, & ski pants.

Get up to 30% off on select items. Free hot dogs (kosher and veggie) and sodas, too.

Like us on Facebook for up to 15% OFF

Ski President’s Day Weekend!
February 16 – 18

The snow will be fantastic and The Ski Renter would like to help you celebrate! Mention you like us on Facebook and get 10% off*! Check in while you are at The Ski Renter and get an additional 5% off*!
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Snow predicted. Ski this weekend!

As of this moment, weather report for Donner Summit is for snow Wednesday, followed by clear skies for the weekend! Daytime temperatures in the mid-thirties all week, high-teens at night. Most of the larger resorts are now open and with good base. Find resort info here. Should be good skiing this coming weekend.
Just to add to the fun, mention this email and get 10% off all rentals made this week (through Friday, December 14th).*
Think snow!

The 2012/2013 snow season is here and we are open!

Squaw Valley, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Boreal, Sugar Bowl and more are now open!

  • 25% off everything in the store, this Sunday ONLY (November, 18)
  • Spend $25 or more and get 1 free adult rental*
  • Enter the 1 day raffle to win a free weekend rental for four!

“End of Season” Sale and BBQ!

Saturday and Sunday, April 14 & 15, 2012, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Come join us for a Hot Dog and Soda, pick up some used gear for the new year, and reminisce on what fabulous snow we had – – – last year!
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