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Virgin Island Ski Rentals
FROM$16 per day
4.7
Based on 239 reviews

Virgin Island Ski Rental carries premium ski and snowboard gear at outlet prices in Silverthorne, CO! Rent from a large selection of the latest equipment from the best ski brands, plus unlimited exchanges.read more

Silverthorne Ski and Snowboarding Resorts and FAQs

Where can I rent skis in Silverthorne?

TripOutside lists the local Silverthorne ski shops with the highest reviews on Google/Yelp/TripAdvisor (at least 4.0 star weighted average) to make sure you have the best rental experience possible.  We want to make sure we feature the top local outfitters with the best gear for your ski or snowboard vacation.

What are the closest ski resorts to Silverthorne?

There are 5 large ski resorts in the Silverthorne area – Keystone, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Loveland and Arapahoe Basin.  These resorts are located between 7 and 13 miles from Silverthorne, which makes it a great hub for exploring the local resorts, renting equipment, lodging and entertainment.

KEYSTONE RESORT

Keystone Resort consists of three interconnected mountains; Dercum Mountain, North Peak, and The Outback. Each of these mountains offers a variety of terrain with trails for all ability levels. Dercum Mountain features long green and blue runs and perfect groomers to keep you cruising all day. North Peak is the place for intermediate and expert skiers and riders that love long trails full of bumps. The Outback has some of Colorado’s best tree skiing in the North and South Bowls. Keystone provides one of Colorado’s longest ski days by offering night skiing.

Click here for the interactive Keystone Resort trail map.

KEYSTONE STATS

Base Elevation: 9,280 ft
Summit Elevation: 12,408 ft
Total Acres of Skiable Terrain: 3,148
Vertical Rise: 3,128 ft
Number of Trails: 135
Annual Snowfall: 230 inches
Lifts: 20
Longest Run: 3.5 miles
Easiest: 12%
More Difficult: 39%
Most Difficult: 49%

COPPER MOUNTAIN RESORT

Copper Mountain is a unique resort that has something for everyone. The terrain is naturally divided into beginner, intermediate, and expert areas.  The areas are located on different parts of the mountain and each is generally served by its own lifts. The result is that beginners aren’t intimidated by fast-moving experts and advanced skiers aren’t held up by slower beginners.  Experts love the deep powder stashes on the mountain’s wide open back bowl area.

Click here for the interactive Copper Mountain trail map.

COPPER MOUNTAIN STATS

Base Elevation: 9,712 ft
Summit Elevation: 12,313 ft
Total Acres of Skiable Terrain: 2,490
Vertical Rise: 2,601 ft
Number of Trails: 140
Annual Snowfall: 310 inches
Lifts: 23
Lift Capacity: 32,324 skiers per hour
Longest Run: 1.7 miles
Easiest: 21%
More Difficult: 25%
Most Difficult: 36%
Expert: 18%

BRECKENRIDGE RESORT

Breckenridge is one of Colorado’s most visited ski towns, located approximately 100 miles west of the Denver International Airport and 80 miles west of downtown Denver.  Skiers and riders of all skill levels have five peaks and 2,908 acres of skiable terrain to explore. Breckenridge is home to four award-winning terrain parks and a 22-foot superpipe.

Click here for the interactive Breckenridge trail map.

BRECKENRIDGE RESORT STATS

Total Acres of Skiable Terrain: 2,908
High Alpine Terrain: 40%
Trails: 187
Lifts: 34
Lift Capacity: 46,800 people per hour
Acres of Snowmaking: 600
Acres of Groomed Terrain: 600
Superpipe: 22′
Terrain Parks 4
Longest Trail: 4 O’Clock – 3.5 Miles

What is there to do in Silverthorne today? 

Silverthorne is known for its rich variety of outdoor adventures, affordable lodging and close proximity to 5 major Colorado ski resorts. Home to high mountains with alpine scenery, and world-famous ski resorts, Silverthorne is one of the biggest ski hubs in Colorado. Winter in Silverthorne is marked by on and off slope activities like skiing, snowboarding, sledding, Nordic skiing and snowshoeing.  Wrap up your day with apres-ski and tasty eats at Silverthorne’s numerous craft breweries, restaurants and bars.  

How far is Silverthorne from Breckenridge? 

The distance from Silverthorne and Breckenridge is 14 miles. Silverthorne is a 25 minute drive from Breckenridge. 

What town is Loveland Ski Area in? 

Loveland Ski Area is located in Summit County, Colorado.  The town of Loveland is 11.4 miles from Silverthorne.

Which Colorado ski resort is best for beginners? 

Colorado has many fantastic ski resorts for beginners with offerings ranging from well-groomed trails to family-friendly terrain parks. Beginners to skiing in Colorado have tons of options – here’s a comparison of some of the Colorado ski resorts that are best for beginners. 

Beginner Acres Beginner %
Copper Mountain   523 21%
Telluride    460 23%
Keystone 378 12%
Breckenridge 378 13%

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE TYPES OF SKI RENTAL PACKAGES (DEMO, PERFORMANCE, SPORT)?

Demo (or premium) packages are for the advanced skier that wants a specific ski or snowboard rental to match their specific riding style or matching the skis to the terrain. These are high-end, high-performance skis and snowboards.

Performance packages are intended for intermediate to beginner levels, typically for groomed terrain and generally have a stiffer, more specialized flex pattern, and may be wider in the waist.

Sport packages are primarily for groomed runs and intended for more beginner level skiers or snowboarders.

**All packages include downhill skis or snowboard, bindings, boots and poles (ski).

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL PACKAGE?

Packages include downhill skis or snowboard, bindings, boots and poles (ski).

HOW CAN I SAVE MONEY ON SILVERTHORNE SKI AND SNOWBOARD RENTALS?

Renting online in advance can save you money.  Many outfitters offer online reservation rates that are better than walk-in rates.  This helps the shops manage their inventory and plan in advance.  It also guarantees availability of equipment.  TripOutside also has exclusive discounts for customers booking rental gear online from Black Tie Ski Delivery and other ski rental shops.

CAN I JUST RENT SKIS OR A SNOWBOARD? I DON’T NEED THE FULL PACKAGE.

Yes, most shops also rent just skis or a snowboard.  

HOW DOES KEYSTONE SKI RENTAL DELIVERY WORK?

Don’t ever wait in line at the ski shop again! Black Tie Ski Delivery’s hassle-free delivery service will save you time, which means you’ll have more time on the slopes to enjoy with family and friends. They open earlier and stay open later to ensure the best delivery time for guests and to provide slope side assistance when needed.

Fittings are generally done the night before your first day of skiing, this way you can wake up stress-free and have everything you need to hit the slopes for the first tracks. Certified ski rental technicians will select and deliver your ski or snowboard equipment to your lodging property at your scheduled delivery time. Their ski technicians will custom fit you with the latest ski and board equipment based on your rental package, ability level, and the current snow conditions. Their delivery vans come fully stocked with lots of options and sizes so they can be sure all of your equipment fits properly.

Returns are just as convenient and easy as delivery. When you are finished with your rentals, Black Tie Ski Delivery will come back to your lodging and retrieve the equipment with no need to intrude on your dining or travel plans.

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