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Ski Hire in Verbier

Ski hire Verbier - XTreme Sports under the Hotel Farinet

There are half a dozen ski hire shops/outlets in Verbier offering a great range of independent stores with differing service options. There is even an on-mountain rental outlet with overnight ski storage facility. Verbier is one the premier ski resorts in the Alps and the ski hire stores all offer a wide range of top quality kit. Whether you are an expert looking for extreme off-piste thrills or a beginner looking for a forgiving pair of skis there will be something on offer for you.

If you are staying in a catered chalet the staff may drive you to and from your chosen ski hire shop at the beginning and end of your holiday so that you can pick up and drop off your equipment. If there is no driver service available there is always the resort free bus service which will get you around Verbier easily enough.

The different options:

1. Mountain Air

All Mountain Rental have their excellent shop, Mountain Air, located opposite the W Hotel and next door to the Medran cable car station. As well as overnight storage in their store they also offer an equipment delivery and pick up service. To maximise your time in resort your hired skis or snowboards and boots are delivered directly to your chalet or hotel and picked up at the end of your stay.

2. Ski Service Verbier

Ski Service Verbier offer an on-line booking service and also the only on-mountain ski hire shop in Verbier. Situated at Les Ruinettes at 2,200m the store allows you to store equipment over night which means you don't have to carry your skis about town after or before skiing. The shop at Les Ruinettes also offers a ski clothing rental service with a reasonable selection of jackets and trousers from top brands. If you would rather use an in town store Ski Service also have a shop at 16 Rue de Medran. Quote our promo code: ALPINEANSWERS to get the best on-line discount.

3. Independent Stores

Use one of the other independent stores in Verbier such as: No 1 Sports, Jet Sports, Fellay Mode & Sport or Backside on the Rue de Medran (who specialise in Freeride skis and snowboards for all you powder monkeys).


For the best prices (up to 45% discount from the walk-in price) and a wide range of equipment please use our online ski hire booking service. For this we have teamed up with SKISET who have the largest network of ski hire outlets across the Alps. Select your accommodation from the drop down list (see map below) to show where you are staying in relation to their store(s).

Why we recommend SKISET

The online booking process is as easy as pie. There is no need to enter your shoe size, weight or height. Simply choose your 1st ski day (usually the day after you arrive in resort), the number of days you wish to hire for and what category of equipment you wish to book. On booking you will receive an email receipt for your booking with an attached voucher. Please print this voucher and present at any SKISET store in your resort.

For each quality category there are many different makes and models of skis and snowboards to choose from. The shop staff in resort will help you select the best equipment from the category you booked to match your ability, preferred ski terrain (piste, park or off-piste) and the prevailing ski/snowboarding conditions.

Your ski hire voucher can be used at the following SKISET store (see map below):

  • Backside Verbier: Located opposite the Hotel Mirabeau at 191b Rue du Ransou just two minutes' walk from the Medran lift station. Please note that this store is a Skimium store and not a Skiset store. However, your ski hire voucher is valid here as the Skimium collection of stores are now owned by Skiset.

Extended ski hire for 7 or more days

If you wish to hire for 7 or more days then please visit the SKISET website. Their online booking system will accept bookings of 7 days or more. Use this link to benefit from special rates for Alpine Answers clients: Hire periods of 7 or more days.

SKISET 'Premium' category of rental equipment

The top category of rental equipment available through any holiday company is the 'Excellence' category (which we price below). However, if you book directly through the SKISET website there is a more expensive 'Premium' category available for those that have to have the best no matter the extra cost. Brands featured in this category include: Lacroix, Black Crows, Kastle, Exonde and Blizzard.

Skiset Ski and Snowboard Prices in Verbier

Adult prices

Equipment Economy For those who are skiing on a budget and want the cheapest kit. Evolution Suitable for slower green and blue run skiers with 1 – 5 weeks experience. Performance For strong, fast intermediate skiers with 5+ weeks experience. Equipment max 2 yrs (or 80 rental days) old. Excellence For skiers who want the newest skis who enjoy high performance skiing/snowboarding. Equipment max 1 yr (or 45 rental days) old.
Skis & Poles N/A £122 £149 £174
Skis, Poles & Boots N/A £162 £199 £232
Snowboard N/A £122 £149 N/A
Snowboard & Boots N/A £162 £199 N/A

Child prices

Equipment Mini Kid For young beginner children who are 4 or 5 years old. Kid For children 6 – 12 years old. Rider Junior For experienced younger children (beyond ESF Level 3). Also for 12 and 13 year olds in France & Austria (regardless of ability).
Skis & Poles £40 £40 N/A
Skis, Poles & Boots £53 £53 N/A
Snowboard N/A N/A £83
Snowboard & Boots N/A N/A £111

Location of Skiset stores

  • Funicular Funicular
  • Cable car Cable Car
  • Gondola Gondola
  • Chair lift Chair lift
  • Drag lift Drag lift
  • Map marker Property
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