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The Northern California Bay Area and surrounding areas offer great ski and snowboard deals and value when it comes to skiing and snowboarding equipment and rentals. There are many ski and snowboard shops ranging from big sporting goods chain stores to the small independent, owner-operated retail shops. These outlets carry a wide variety of equipment and sportswear.

Just a Drive Away from Country's Top Ski Resorts

While most people go to a ski area and stay several days, others like to spend time in a big city, and hit the slopes one or two days during their stay. The San Francisco Bay Area is the perfect place for this kind of vacation. The area is a three- to four-hour drive to some of the best skiing and snowboarding the in the country including Alpine Meadows, Badger Pass, Mammoth Mountain, Mt. Shasta, and the Lake Tahoe ski areas of Heavenly, Kirkwood, Northstar, Sierra-at-Tahoe and Squaw Valley.

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Get great discounts, deals and closeout specials on equipment including skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, jackets, helmets, hats, gloves, custom boot fitting and much more! Also, these shops have extensive ski and snowboard rental and repair departments.

Featured Blog Posts

How to Waterproof Your Gear in 3 Easy Steps

There’s nothing worse than spending a day on the mountain in cold and soggy gear. Your wet boots squish with each movement. Your fingers are frozen stiff. Your cuffs let moisture soak straight through to your sleeves. Unfortunately, ‘waterproof’ gear doesn’t last forever. With enough wear and tear, your favorite jacket’s ability to keep you […]

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Get Insider Savings with Exclusive Deals at SkiCoupons.com

We know you – you save your vacation days for the first snowfall, and head for the mountains to slash downhill. There’s no better way for you to spend the day. But whether you frequent your favorite ski resort, or prefer a new adventure at each turn, skiing and snowboarding requires an investment in time […]

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Ski Resort Opening and Closing Dates for 2015-2016

The ski films are out, and you know what that means – ski season is just around the corner! Calgary in Canada closed out their summer with a blanket of snowfall, and early snowmaking has begun at Copper Mountain in Colorado, along with some other resorts across the nation. With El Nino’s rains blessing the […]

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Epic Snow Battle: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Visit the snowy peaks of North America, and you’ll find be faced with an ultimate decision: should you ski or ride? In the wintery world of snow sports, does it matter whether you descend on one plank or two? It does, and here’s why. Old vs. new Skiing has been around since the beginning – literally […]

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These Tips Will Have You Skiing Like a Pro!

Skiing uses a combination of skills in order to flow and move across the snow smoothly. Want to look like a pro while on the slopes during your next ski vacation? Here are some tips to improve your technique.   Before you ski When your body is exposed to high altitude, you will get dehydrated. […]

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