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Snowtips-Bactrax

225 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
+1 403-762-8177
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Overall Great

Awesome experience! All of the workers were so friendly and helpful, also the prices were awesome... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
chalifoux02
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Edmonton, Canada
Great experience

Me and Rach Kettle have always been itching to go on a cross country ski trip in which we take in... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
KookyTexans89
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“ski shop” (2 reviews)
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225 Bear Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
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+1 403-762-8177
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Awesome experience! All of the workers were so friendly and helpful, also the prices were awesome. For my family of 4 it was only about $30 all together for 6 hours! Also like how you can pick a half or full day rental

Thank chalifoux02
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Me and Rach Kettle have always been itching to go on a cross country ski trip in which we take in the sights and reminisce about our 36 years of loving marriage while being surrounded by various forest critters. Finally we got this opportunity on...More

1  Thank KookyTexans89
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I recently rented skis, boots and poles from this group. Others told me they had previously used this outfit and it had been good but I had only problems with it. The first set of equipment was terrible and I had to return the skis....More

1  Thank vertibrate
Snowtips-Bactrax, Owner at Snowtips-Bactrax, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Mary, I have been investigating into your rental by talking with staff and hearing what had happened. My understanding is you were fitted the first time with very basic ski's which did not suit you as from what I have heard you are an...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

First time we've used these guys. Arrived in town needing our skis & board servicing - called in first to check they could do them. Really friendly staff who explained they'd do them overnight & we could collect in time to hit the slopes the...More

Thank 1uv2travel
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, everything we rented worked perfectly on lake Louise. It's a bit disappointing that you can't rent goggles though.

Thank Sansoni
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Recommended to me via a family member currently working at Norquay as a Ski instructor. Bactrax offered good value for money for very decent rental ski/snowboard gear. The staff were very accommodating, I'm an intermediate/advanced snowboarder but know little about the advantages of different boards,...More

Thank joshua b
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Knowledgeable and friendly folks work here. You can rent almost anything you need to play in the mountains or back country. Kids sizes....no problem!!

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is the best rental shop in Banff for sure! The staff here are super knowledgeable and happy to help. The prices are great too!

Thank Jessandtheworld
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Snowtips is the best ski shop in Banff. Their prices are really good and being on the front desk of a nearby hotel, I always send my guests there to get their Winter or Summer gear. They did a fantastic job on my boyfriend's skis...More

Thank Leigh1980
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My 17 year old daughter planned a four day backpacking trip (for late July) in the Banff National Park. She found Snowtips - Bactrax online; and from there we were able to research what we needed for the trip. After a couple phone calls with...More

1  Thank louisianatraveler675
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