FAQs - Breckenridge, CO Ski and Snowboard Rentals

Packages include skis or snowboard, bindings, boots, and poles (ski).
  • What are Breckenridge Ski Resort's COVID policies?

    There is a lot that ski resorts are doing this year to keep their visitors and staff safe.

    For a full list of actions being implemented, we recommend checking Breckenridge Resort’s winter experience page which is frequently updated.

    Here are a few things that you can expect:

    • Advance reservations will be required for ski passes and pass holders will get priority access.
    • Face coverings will be required.
    • You’ll be riding ski lifts with people in your group only.

    Summit County has its own restrictions and guidelines that you may also want to review prior to visiting.

    We highly recommend booking your ski rentals in advance to avoid crowds in the ski rental shops. Delivery is a great option.

  • How far is Breckenridge from Denver?

    Denver to Breckenridge is about 81 miles and will take you around 1 hour and 50 minutes. You can rent a car or take an airport shuttle to get to Breckenridge.

    We highly recommend renting an AWD or 4×4 vehicle as you’ll be driving over mountain passes and your goal is to chase the pow right?

  • How much does it cost to ski at Breckenridge?

    Breckenridge Ski Pass Pricing:

    For a lift pass that is valid any day, including holidays, it costs $139/day for an adult and $72/day for child for a 1 day Epic Day pass with no blackout dates or holidays. For a non-holiday pass, it will cost you $119/day for an adult and $63/day for a child.  You can check out the latest pass prices here as they are subject to change.

    You’ll also have to consider other costs like ski rentals (average about $39/day for a performance package), lodging, food and transportation.

  • What are the prices of ski rentals in Breckenridge?

    Shop Name

    Performance Package price

    Demo Package price

    Carvers Ski



    Black Tie Ski Rental Delivery



    Base Mountain Sports



    Main Street Sports



    Avalanche Sports



    Charter Sports Blue Sky



    Elevation Ski and Bike



    Breckenridge Sports



    Ridden. Breckenridge



    D2D Skis



    Christy Sports



    Colorado Ski and Snowboard


    Lone star sports



    Blue River Sports



  • I don't see Junior ski rental prices. Do these shops rent kids skis and snowboards?

    Many of the shops listed in the price comparison above do rent kids ski and snowboard equipment. The prices are generally less expensive than adult ski rental and some shops offer deals and discounts on a children’s rental if an adult ski package is also rented. Click on the shop for more details.

  • How much does ski rental in Breckenridge cost?

    On average, the cost for a Performance Ski Package in Breckenridge is $39 per day. Renting only the skis or a snowboard is less.

    Rates may vary for holiday weekends such as Presidents Day.

  • How does ski rental delivery work?

    Don’t ever wait in line at the ski shop again! With Black Tie Ski Rental Delivery, you can book your skis, snowboards, boots, and helmets before you arrive. Black Tie Skis will deliver your equipment to your hotel, condo or home, and outfit you the evening before (or the morning of) your ski day.  If you haven’t tried it before, give it a try. They have 5-star reviews and their customers love the experience.  Book your rental with Black Tie Ski Delivery on TripOutside and get an additional 10% discount on your rental!


    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 first tracks. Our certified ski rental technicians will select and deliver your ski or snowboard equipment to your lodging property at your scheduled delivery time. Our 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. Our delivery vans come fully stocked with lots of options and sizes so we can be sure all of your equipment fits properly.  We open earlier and stay open later than all others to ensure the best delivery time for our guests and to provide you with slope-side assistance when needed.


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

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  • Can I just rent skis or a snowboard? I don't need the full package.

    Yes, most of our shops also rent just skis or a snowboard. You can rent just the skis, the snowboard or with boots and add-ons like helmets.

    You can also purchase gloves, goggles and more at the shops.

  • How can I save money on 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 the availability of equipment.

  • What is included in the rental package?

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

  • 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).

  • How do you determine the best ski rental shops in Breckenridge, CO?

    We feature the local Breckenridge ski shops with the highest reviews on Google/Yelp (at least 4.0) to make sure you have the best rental experience possible.  Our goal is to feature the top local outfitters with the best gear and service.

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    What's the best airport to fly into for Breckenridge, CO?

    The best option for Breckenridge is to fly into Denver International Airport, which is located about 100 miles east of Breckenridge. From there, you can rent a car or get a shuttle.

    If renting a car for your ski trip, the best car to rent would be an AWD or a 4×4 vehicle. Most of the trip is over some of the tallest passes in the country that get a lot of snow. So make sure you have the traction!

    Denver Airport to Breckenridge Shuttles

    If you’re staying right in Breckenridge and not traveling around the area, we highly recommend a shuttle. Below are some of the shuttle companies that we found and their rates:

    • Mountain Shuttle – Starting from $35 and going up to $54 depending on whether you’re being dropped off at a transfer station or door to door service. They have some shuttle discounts for Breckenridge, Frisco and Dillon area as well.
    • Epic Mountain Express – from $60/person
    • Summit Express – from $59/per person

    Breckenridge Ski Resort Mountain Stats

    Breckenridge Ski Resort has one of the tallest summits in the lower 48 at 12,998 feet and boasts a ton of terrain.  It offers one of the best terrain parks in the country and with the diversity of terrain, it has something for everyone from beginner to experts.

    Summit 12998 ft.
    Vertical drop 3398 ft.
    Skiable terrain 2908 acres
    Expert terrain 28%
    Advanced terrain 36%
    Intermediate terrain 23%

    When is the best time to visit Breckenridge, CO?

    Breckenridge is becoming one of the most popular ski resorts in Colorado, for good reason! We recommend visiting between January and March for the best snow conditions.  The best time to visit Breckenridge with the least crowds is during the weekdays and on non-holiday weeks, and later in the season (March/April).

    Breckenridge Ski Resort - Other Details

    Breckenridge Ski Resort sits right in the town of Breckenridge and is walking distance from the town. Here are some important things to know about the resort:

    • Check out the ski map and get yourself oriented with the resort before you start the day
    • The average ski pass / lift ticket at Breckenridge will cost you $157 if you purchase it online
    • Breckenridge, CO is on the Epic Pass, which is your best option if you’re skiing for over 5 days
    • Breckenridge ski resort offers ski and snowboard lessons and offer a great value if you’re taking a lesson because the lift pass is often included (depending on the package)

    Breckenridge Ski Rental Discounts and Coupons

    Base Mountain Sports

    Book on TripOutside.com and receive a 20% discount on ski rental at Base Mountain Sports.

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    Black Tie Ski Rental Breckenridge

    Book on TripOutside.com to receive an exclusive 10% discount on ski rental delivery.

    Time is money, especially when you’re on vacation. Breckenridge Black Tie Skis offers the highest quality skis in the industry and deliver right to your condo, hotel or home and make sure you’re fitted to the best equipment. They’ll even meet you slopeside for any adjustments or tuning.

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