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Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Road, Vail, CO 81657
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+1 970-476-2566
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 19:00

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Great Ski Rental shop

Highly recommend for anyone needing to rent skis while in Vail. The location is perfect- right next to Gondola 1, so minimal hauling your equipment around town if you take... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Thomas K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Highly recommend for anyone needing to rent skis while in Vail. The location is perfect- right next to Gondola 1, so minimal hauling your equipment around town if you take advantage of their very reasonable overnight storage rates. Good selection of equipment and since I reserved online, picking up was about a 5 minute process.

Thank Thomas K
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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195 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I dropped my skis off for a wax & sharpen for approx. $40. I picked them up the next morning. Prompt friendly service. My friends who spend 4 weeks in Vail recommended this place. My skis were good all week with the current conditions.

Thank T C
Englewood, Florida
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52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This is a very busy, conveniently located rental shop which also provides overnight ski storage and waxing and tuning at a reasonable price. It is a family business with great customer service. They also have seasonal ski locker storage with hot chocolate and a TV for the end of the day.

Thank ilovediving34224
Wilmette, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Mu husband and I have been doing business with VBSR for the past 15 years. We have a seasonal locker and just started a seasonal rental arrangement for demo skis. We love the location and the expert recommendations we have always gotten from the staff. They make us feel welcome and appreciated as customers, and have the uncanny ability to... More 

2 Thank Debora M
Green Pond, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I have known, used and thoroughly enjoyed everything about VBSR for over 35 years! I have obviously gotten to know the whole family and they are wonderful caring people. The facilities are always clean, they take great care in working on skis and as my grandchildren rent each year, they have very good equipment. Every year it is just a... More 

1 Thank Henry A I
Vail, Colorado
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55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Going down the stairs to Vista Bahn Ski Rental is like taking a trip back to Vail in 1970. It's the only place in Vail that still tunes skis by hand and the service is still personal. It's a family business that's been handed down to a brother and sister who still run the place and you just can't go... More 

1 Thank RJ1340
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I've been a customer of Vistabahn for a couple of years now. The amazingly convenient location was what drew me, and the very reasonable prices made me a customer. But it was the staff that has me coming back. The family owned and operated business offers something unique. They are amazingly expert, and have guided me through my first steps... More 

1 Thank bdkerman
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119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I usually avoid posting negative reviews figuring that maybe it was simply a bad day, or I got service from the "one bad egg" but in this case I have to say that the entire experience was eye widening in its depth of badness. I have dozens of reviews on Trip Advisor for a reason- I want other travelers and... More 

1 Thank Redenzo
Doe U, Owner at Vistabahn Ski Rentals, responded to this review

Thank you for your additional feedback in response to the earlier review on March 25 from your group. We hope to have an opportunity to provide a good experience in the future should you choose to visit Vail again. More 

West Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We used Vistabahn ski rental again this year during our spring break trip to Vail. They professionally outfitted our 3 kids and my husband and me. When my teenage daughter was having trouble with her boots they exchanged them easily and with no charge. We loved renting a basket during the week for our gear and LOVE the location. All... More 

1 Thank Cathy K
New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We rented skis and poles for our family (2 adults and two boys aged 13 and 10) and were very happy with the quality of the skis, the extremely convenient daytime storage for footwear/odds and ends and for overnight storage of the rental equipment and our (own) ski boots. The Vistabahn guys were very friendly and made great ski recommendations... More 

1 Thank cwharkl

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