Park City Ski Rental Guide

There are plenty of quality Park City ski rental and snowboard rental shops that can get you ready for a mountain adventure with top-of-the-line equipment and gear rentals. Most Park City ski rental outfitters offer personalized all-in-one service for ski vacationers: skis, snowboards, poles, helmets, goggles, boots, bindings, gloves, clothing layers and heavy outerwear. Shop online prior to your vacation and schedule your equipment pick-up at the retail store or delivery to your condo when you arrive in Park City.

Our website always has the most comprehensive deals and discounts on Park City ski rental shops you will find anywehre. Browse our mobile-friendly website and find a special or coupon on your smart phone that can save you money on ski rentals. There are promo codes for online savings and other bargains that can lower your costs. There’s even additional savings available for things like lodging, lift tickets and even fine dining and activities.

Get geared up and ready for bluebird ski days with plenty of powder to explore at Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort near Park City, Utah.

Getting there

Park City is about a 45-minute drive (depending on weather and traffic) from Salt Lake City International Airport, via Interstate 80 East to Highway 224 South at Kimball Junction. To reach Park City from the south, take U.S. 189 North from Provo to Highway 224 West. Park City is about a one-hour drive from Provo, depending on weather and traffic. Salt Lake City International Airport offers nonstop flights from major U.S. and international destinations by several commercial carriers.

Why ski Park City?

Park City, Utah, has seen a steady increase in popularity in the 21st Century, and is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand ski destinations in North America. Park City was a featured host of the snowboarding and alpine giant slalom events at the 2002 Winter Olympics, and things have been getting better and better ever since. What’s not to like? It’s convenient, offers challenging and exciting skiing and snowboarding, and Hollywood celebrities love it. All told, there are eight total peaks with more than 7,300 acres of skiable terrain to keep you occupied on a bluebird powder day.

Park City Mountain Resort

In recent years, Park City has been connected to nearby Canyons Resort by the new Quicksilver Gondola. The result is the largest lift-served ski resort in the United States. The full resort is now referred to as Park City Mountain Resort. Canyons Resort is known called the “Canyons at Park City” or “Canyons Village.”

The eight-passenger Quicksilver Gondola transports skiers from the Silverlode Lift at Park City to the Flat Iron Lift at Canyons Village in under 10 minutes. There’s even a midway stop at the top of Pine Cone Ridge that has opened up gate-accessed terrain into Thaynes Canyon on the Park City side and three new runs on the Canyons side.

Park City Mountain Resort has a base elevation of 6,900 feet. Park City Mountain has a summit elevation of 10,000 feet, a vertical rise of 3,100 feet from the base. The resort receives about 365 inches of snowfall annually. There are nine bowls, four total terrain parks, one super pipe, one mini pipe and close to 350 named trails. Most of the trails are rated intermediate (54 percent), while around 31 percent are rated expert. About 15 percent of trails are for beginners. The resort is popular for beginners, and there is a magic carpet in the kids’ instruction area.

Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley Resort is an upscale ski resort near Park City Mountain Resort that oozes luxury for its more discerning visitors, but is also a great spot for beginners, families and children. Almost 25 percent of the trails at Deer Valley Resort are for kids. There are more than 2,000 acres of skiable terrain over six peaks, including more than 90 named trails. Even though it’s an attractive destination for families, Deer Valley has maintained a reputation as a luxury resort, with gourmet dining, high-end amenities and plenty of pampering to go around.

Deer Valley Resort currently prohibits snowboarding on its slopes. The resort is one of only three remaining U.S. ski resorts that ban snowboarders. (Alta and Mad River Glen are the others.) The contentious issue has been debated by supporters and opponents for years. Snowboarding is allowed nearby at Park City Mountain Resort.

Après-ski and nightlife are a must in when you ski Park City. The town’s iconic Main Street has plenty of pubs, bars, restaurants and shops to keep you busy off the slopes. When you’re ready to get back on the hill, simply jump on the convenient gondola that will take you from Main Street directly to the mountain base. Stay on Main Street and ski fresh powder every morning. Vacationers love the ski-in, ski-out aspect the gondola creates. Canyons Village also offers some wonderful lodging options.

Enjoy the nightlife along Main Street in Park City, Utah, after a thrilling day on the slopes. There's plenty of bars, pubs and restaurants, along with some great lodging and shopping choices.
Enjoy the nightlife along Main Street in Park City, Utah, after a thrilling day on the slopes. There’s plenty of bars, pubs and restaurants, along with some great lodging and shopping choices.

Ski Rental Deals

Looking for big savings on gear and equipment rentals? Any one of these professional retail shops provides personalized rental service. You can also book online. Take a closer look at these Park City ski rental and snowboard rental outfitters. Those with links lead to a discount offer! Compare and Save!

Tips and Tricks

  • Snowboarding delight. If you want to snowboard, try Park City Mountain Resort. The no-snowboards policy at Deer Valley means that Park City has over-compensated to meet the needs of riders. There’s ample fresh powder all season, and the terrain parks are sure to keep you on edge and entertained for days on end.
  • On the flip side, if you’re a skier that cannot stand pesky snowboarders, then you’ll be in heaven at Deer Valley. At Deer Valley, the terrain is 100 percent for skiers only.
  • Our website has bargain all season long no matter which resort you choose, so if you’re planning to get away early in the season – like early December – there are great savings available to lure vacationers during slower times. Late season – after Spring Break hits in late March and early April – is also a good time to save money on a skiing or snowboarding vacation.
  • Stack specials on top of one another. Grab a lodging discount, and then find savings on lift tickets and ski rentals. Then, find some coupons for dining, transportation and activities around town and the resort. Why not save money on every aspect of your vacation?
  • Planning to ski during peak travel times? More the reason to rent skis at the resort rather than try to travel through a busy airport with all that luggage. Not to mention inflated baggage fees. Save your money by renting gear at the resort.
  • Park City Mountain Resort has several training courses used by the U.S. Ski Team, including its noted slalom and giant slalom runs that were featured in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Deer Valley Resort hosted the freestyle moguls and aerials at the 2002 Winter Olympics, along with the men’s and women’s alpine slalom events.

Make it Epic

Park City Mountain Resort is currently owned by Vail Resorts, and is part of the brand’s Epic Pass promotion. The Epic Pass offers unrestricted, unlimited access to a number of major ski resorts in the Australia, Canada, Japan and the United States. If you plan on doing significant skiing this season, take a closer look at this amazing all-in-one pass.