Mount Washington as seen from Bretton Woods in winter
Total Acreage
Nordic (km)
Snow Conditions: Machine Groomed / Loose Granular
24hr 0"
48hr 0"
72hr 2"
Keeping it real in teal Mar 01, 2024
Keeping it real in teal
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Can we get rentals the same day we want to ski in person?
Yes. However, advanced reservations made through the Bretton Woods eStore are encouraged.

Does your rental shop ever sell out?
We may sell out during peak times. Advanced reservations are encouraged.

Can we pick up rental equipment early?
Guests can pick up their reserved equipment the day before based on availability. We recommend calling ahead to make sure your equipment is ready. Next day pickup is only available from 1p-3p for the following day. Please call 603-278-3310 to arrange an early pick up.

Do you have somewhere we can store our rental equipment if we are skiing multiple days?
There is no overnight storage of equipment in the Rental Shop. All equipment must be kept by the renter until they return.

What time are my rentals due back at the end of the day?
All equipment is due back 15 mins after lifts close.

Can someone under 18 pick up their own equipment?
Anyone picking up equipment who is under 18 must have a parent or guardian with them to sign release wavier.

Can we rent equipment for the entire season?
No. Seasonal rentals are not available at Bretton Woods.

Can I use my own skis / boots?
Guest may use their own boots or skis. Skis or boots must pass inspection and be indemnified in order to be used. Inspections must be done in person. Be aware there is no separate price for skis or boots only. All rentals involving skis and boots are the full price of $55.

Can I rent just poles or a helmet?
Yes. Poles and helmets can be rented separately. Visit our rental shop on the day you need these items. 

When is the rental shop open?
The rental shop is open 1 hour prior to lifts opening and 30 minutes after lifts are closed.

Where do I return my equipment?
When returning equipment, please enter through the back of the rental shop in the “Return” area.

If I have a lesson, how early should I come to pick up my equipment?
It is recommended that guests with lessons pick up equipment an hour before their lesson, this is so you have enough time to pick up and put on your equipment and be outside on snow in time for your lesson. Rental equipment is not included with lessons and must be purchased separately.

What is the longest/shortest rental ski you have?
Our longest ski length is 180cm and shortest ski length is 70cm (Junior).

What is the largest/smallest rental boot sizes you have?
Our largest boot size is a men's size 16 and the smallest boot is a kid's size 7.

What demo brands do you carry in the Demo Center?
Salomon, Head, Rossingnol and Elan.

If I rent a high performance package can I switch skis throughout the day and try different skis?
Yes. You can try different skis throughout the day with your high performance package.