Archive for the ‘Ski Gear News’ Category

At Vista Bahn Ski Rentals, we love sharing the latest ski gear trends with you. Each year, we scout out top-notch skis at the SIA OR + Snow Show in Denver. And then we put in gear testing time at the On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest at Copper Mountain Resort. No doubt, we love to get out on the slopes and experience ski gear trends in action. But it’s even better when we can share the best with you as rental and demo skis the following season.

Vail’s best skiing ranges from wide-open powder bowls to corduroy groomers to spine-chilling steeps. And there’s good news for skiers of all levels: It’s not too hard to find. Of course, locals have their favorite stashes, but seeking out Vail’s best skiing isn’t rocket science. Read on to find out how to sniff out some […]

If you’re considering upgrading skis, then there’s no better time than the present. But how do you know if you’re really ready for new gear? And what factors should you consider when deciding to replace current ski gear? At VBSR, we carry a variety of rental skis and the latest demo skis so that you […]

At VBSR, our demo ski rental fleet and rental ski and snowboard fleet showcase a variety of skis, each with different ski flex and performance applications. Such variety helps us customize a demo rental package to fit your needs and skill level. Do you like to fly down Vail’s frontside groomers? Or explore powder stashes in […]

It’s prime time for Vail skiing, and the VBSR demo ski rental fleet gives you another good reason to ski Vail. Exploring new skis and exploring new terrain come hand in hand, so join us at VBSR for an adventure. Our friendly ski techs are ready to outfit you with the latest demo ski rental […]

It’s not too early to get ski tuning tips from VBSR, especially since Vail is already open for the 2018-2019 ski season. That’s right: Vail opened earlier than planned on Wednesday, November 14, 2018—with more than 500 acres of skiable terrain. Thanks to generous early-season snow, skiing and snowboarding conditions are good for this time […]

Happy feet make happy skiers, and “How should ski boots fit?” is a common question that Vail guests ask us here at Vista Bahn Ski Rentals (VBSR). Snowboard boots and rental ski boots come with our snowboard and ski rental packages. Ski poles also come along with rental packages for skiers. But it’s good to […]

The spring season is a time to be mindful of snowboard and ski tuning since Vail weather conditions can change rapidly on the slopes. One day, you might be skiing powder in Vail’s famed back bowls or ripping down your favorite frontside groomers. But then on the next, you might be dodging rocks. At Vista […]

When picking up Vail ski rentals or buying new skis, it’s helpful to understand different ski types and styles. With many advances in modern ski technology, several ski options exist. Some skis are best suited for ripping down groomed terrain. Others lend themselves to maneuverability in Vail’s famed back bowls. Still others ski best in light […]

We make Vail ski tuning simple here at Vista Bahn Ski Rentals (VBSR), just steps away from Gondola One in Vail Village. With such a convenient location, it’s easy to stop by for tuning or for ski and snowboard repair services at any time of the day. Plus, we offer ski storage, which makes it […]