Top shops in Edmonton for skiing and snowboarding gear

With its long snow season, close proximity to the mountains and legions of winter sport enthusiasts, it’s no surprise that Edmonton is chock-full of great stores full of skiing and snowboarding equipment. Whether you’re looking to rent, buy new, or fix your existing equipment, these shops have everything you need to hit the slopes.

The Skier's Sportshop

8605 109 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1E7

They sell ski and snowboard gear here, plus boots, bindings, helmets, goggles, gloves and outer wear. Some of the brands they carry include Niche Snowboards, Never Slimmer, Dynastar, Nordica and Line.

Easy Rider

153-4211 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 6P3

They stock more than 500 different snowboards during the winter months, including Burton, Four Square, Cel Tek, Oakley and Dragon. The store owner is a snowboarder himself (and has been since 1979), and is a firm believer that having a board that fits your style of riding and weight makes all the difference.

Fast Trax Run & Ski Shop

7326 101 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6A 0J2

This shop caters to Nordic skiers, including those that do the annual Birkie. They sell a ton of equipment, and also offer a variety of waxing options (training, race, hot box) and stone grinding to remove damage from your skis and flatten the base. Their cross-country ski gear is broken down by category: performance, sport and sport touring.

Fritz Ski Haus

9423 98 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6C 2C8

Owned by former Austrian ski racer Fritz, this speciality ski house sells custom fitted insoles, a full line of skis and a huge range of boots. They will also tune up your skis or snowboard with their full line of Wintersteiger ski tuning machines. This seasonal business is open October 1 till the end of April.

Blank Skateboards & Snowboards

144-2755 Broadmoor Blvd, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2W7

Located in Sherwood Park (which happens to be the hometown of Olympic half-pipe skier, Mike Riddle), this store sells multiple kinds of boards – as in surf, long, skate and snow – but no skis.

Pacesetter Ski Shoppes

10054 167 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5P 3W4

What started as a general sporting goods store has evolved into a shop that caters exclusively to snowboarders and alpine skiers. They rent and sell all mountain, carve and racer skis, boots and freestyle and freeride boards, plus they’ll handle any tune-up from minor to major.

Out of Bounce Skishop

6604 104th Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 2L2

In addition to certified Conform’able custom boot fitters and the most up-to-date Montana and Wintersteiger ski and snowboard tuning machines, they offer skis, snowboards, apparel and accessories. Plus, the store is staffed with people actually experienced in winter sports.

Sundance Ski and Board Shop

4745 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton, AB T6H 5C3

This cute little shop rents, sells and tunes skis and snowboards. They also do waxing and sharpening. The knowledgeable staff will help you find just the right gear for your next trip to the mountains, whether it’s your first or millionth.

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