Ski & Snowboard Hire

With access to the very latest ski and snowboard equipment (as well as some really pocket-friendly deals) we’ll have you enjoying the slopes in no time.

Book through Mountain Lifestyle and get some great discounts from our partners.

Cham'Sports

The Cham’Sports team of Bertrand and Pierre, are passionate about making sure you enjoy your days or weeks of skiing.

One of the larger shops in Chamonix, Cham'Sports have 3 central Chamonix outlets with an impressive range of skis and snowboards from tried-and-tested brands such as Dynastar, Rossignol, Salomon, Volkl, Head, Nordica, etc. 

Click on the Cham’Sports link to the right and you will be redirected to their website where, courtesy of Mountain Base, you will automatically receive a discount of a least 20-30%, or possibly even 50%! Not bad, eh?


Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • Reserve your equipment prior to your arrival to make sure you’re ready to spend as much time as possible up the mountain (or on the hill as we locals like to say)!
  • With 3 stores in town there is likely to be one that is conveniently close to your accommodation, check whether you are staying in the Sud (south), Centre, or Nord (north) area of Chamonix before booking.

Local CHX

Local Chx is a ski and snowboard shop staffed by mountain enthusiasts. They buck the trend here in France by opening from 8 till 8 non-stop. That’s right, they don’t close for 2 hours at lunchtime! 

They aim to have your equipment ready for you to try on when you arrive. And if that’s not enough, they’ll even make you a nice cup of tea while you browse the shop. Plus they can deliver your equipment directly to your accommodation at a time that suits. Now that’s service!

Courtesy of Mountain Base, you will automatically receive a 30% discount. Not bad, eh? Just use the green button on the right and make sure that you select "Mountain Base / Lifestyle" from the list of tour operators when you get to the checkout.

You can also download a pdf booking form here - don’t forget to quote Mountain Base in the header to get your 30% discount.


Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • Reserve your equipment prior to your arrival to make sure you’re ready to spend as much time as possible up the mountain (or up the hill as we locals like to say)!
  • Check out the repair service if you want to fine-tune your equipment.

O'SHOP

Open 7 days a week O'SHOP offers you a great choice of ski and snowboard equipment from all the leading brands including Atomic, Salomon, Rossignol, Burton and Dynastar.

Their friendly team will be happy to advise you on the type of equipment you need, which are their favourites slopes and where to find the best snow!

Handy extras such as cancellation insurance, delivery service and rental of off-piste safety equipment make them a great choice for your ski and snowboard hire - they also stock a good range of accessories such as gloves, hats and ski masks.



Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • Reserve your equipment prior to your arrival to make sure you’re ready to spend as much time as possible up the mountain (or on the hill as we locals like to say!)
  • O'Shop also hire out ski clothing for those of you not wishing to splash out on the best of the best just yet.
  • New this winter: Rent your ARVA equipment, backpack with shovel & probe, and delivery to your accommodation if organised in advance.

Sanglard

With a rich history dating back to 1924, Sanglard Sports is something of a Chamonix institution.

This experience is put to good use when you’re renting your equipment and they pride themselves on making sure you get the best models from each manufacturer and that equipment is well maintained. They also make sure that rental boots are disinfected. Happy days!

And if you’re having trouble with your boots or feet, who better than two ex-world cup technicians to help you? Sanglard Sports also offer a number of additional, very useful services such as clothing hire (great if you’ve forgotten something), plus a free shuttle service to the pistes for groups of 4 or more hiring equipment.

They also have a shop right on the pistes at Les Grand Montets.

On top of all this, courtesy of Mountain Base, you will automatically receive a 15% - 50% discount (dependent on when you book for). How’s that for added value!


Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • Reserve your equipment prior to your arrival to make sure you’re ready to spend as much time as possible up the mountain (or up the hill as we locals like to say)!
  • You can park right outside in their car park – very handy.
  • Grab a coffee in the shop while you wait.
  • Their Argentière shop offers heated and secure lockers for rent which can store up to 4 pairs of skis and boots.

SKI LOC

A friendly local independent shop, SkiLoc stock a variety of quality brands including models such as Volk Shiro, K2 Sideseth, and a range of Chamonix big mountain local brand, Black Crows. They also sport the widest variety of Scott skis in the Chamonix valley. 

If you’re venturing off-piste you can also hire equipment such as avalanche transceivers and Snowpulse airbags, and don’t worry if you arrive in Chamonix missing a few clothing items - you can even hire pants and jackets too. If after hiring your skis you don’t get the right feel from them, they’ll happily change them at no extra cost.

Plus, thanks to Mountain Base, you will automatically receive a 20% discount. But don’t tell anyone!

Call to book on +33 (0)4 50 53 36 86 or email at info@skiloc-chamonix.fr and don’t forget to mention Mountain Lifestyle for your discount.


Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • Reserve your equipment prior to your arrival to make sure you’re ready to spend as much time as possible up the mountain (or up the hill as we locals like to say)!
  • This is the ideal rental place if you’re staying at the Chamois Blanc – no hassles here carrying your skis!

Hurycana 

With an excellent range of ski and snowboard equipment, Hurycana Sports in Argentière also specialises in ‘ski de fond' or cross-country skiing equipment, with easy access to the 'ski de fond & skating' pistes of Argentière. 

If the weather’s not great up the mountain, why not give it a try?

Just 500m from the foot of the Grands Montets cable car, Hurycana Sports is the number one ski rental hire shop in Argentière and is the shop our guides recommend for Off Piste and Vallee Blanche days.

And courtesy of Mountain Lifestyle, you will automatically receive a 20% discount and priority rental service. Plus free delivery to your chalet. Not bad eh?


Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • Reserve your equipment prior to your arrival to make sure you’re ready to spend as much time as possible up the mountain (or up the hill as we locals like to say)!

Ski & Snowboard Hire