Renting and demo’ing skis and snowboards while on a North American snow holiday just got a whole lot easier with the launch of My Epic Gear.

Vail Resorts announced a trial of the innovative program last year, now skiers and boarders can purchase a My Epic Gear membership and access it at 12 North American mountain resorts including Vail, Whistler and Park City.

Members get access to over 60 of the latest 24/25 ski and snowboard models from 13 leading brands, including Salomon, Burton, and Rossignol.

Plus free in-resort delivery or daily slope side pick up and drop off. It’s all available for selection, boot fitting, delivery and more in the My Epic app.

Should the conditions change day to day, then you can change your equipment day to day. Powder skis one day, all mountain the next,,

Memberships are limited for the 2024/25 winter season, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

My Epic Gear is already making waves with Fast Company named Vail Resorts one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024 for “launching a first-of-its-kind ski gear membership program.”

“Having the right gear is essential to the experience of every skier and rider, however, the traditional model of gear ownership and gear rental has not changed in decades,” said Vail Resorts CEO Kirsten Lynch.

“My Epic Gear reimagines gear ownership and gear rental, providing more choice, lower cost and no hassle. Travelers no longer have to haul their equipment cross-country; frequent skiers and riders can try the latest gear and get different gear for different conditions; and for kids, their gear grows with them.”

Members can select a favourite model of ski or snowboard at the beginning of a season and, with a 7-day advanced reservation, get that model any day of the season, fully tuned.

Rental include boots with personalised insoles and the latest BOA performance fit system – or bring your own boots and just use skis and boards.

My Epic Gear memberships are available to any guests, adults and children over 3-years old, for the 2024/25 North American winter season across 12 mountain resorts: Vail Mountain, Whistler Blackcomb, Park City Mountain, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Crested Butte, Heavenly, Northstar, Stowe, Okemo and Mount Snow.

How much

Pricing: Adult and child memberships cost USD$50 for the 2024/25 season and unlock access to a USD$55 daily use fee for adults (ages 13 and up) and a USD$45 daily use fee for children (ages 3 through 12). Members can choose to bring their own boots, saving USD$10 per day off their daily use fee for adults and USD$5 per day for children, provided their boots pass a quick visual inspection. All members may also add a helmet for USD$10 per day.

Purchase a membership in the My Epic app or at Login to set up your member profile within the app and personalize your experience.

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