GENERAL RENTAL INFO
Rental shop locations, hours, and rental options
WHITE SALMON RENTAL SHOP
Located inside the main doors of the White Salmon Day Lodge.
8:00am - 3:30pm PREMIUM rentals only.
HEATHER MEADOWS RENTAL SHOP
Located next to the Heather Meadows Day Lodge in the Mountain Shop
8:00am - 3:30pm BASIC & PREMIUM rentals.
All rentals must be returned by 3:30PM
What types of rentals do you offer?
We offer basic ski and snowboard rentals as well as premium ski and
snowboard rentals. Rentals available as package or individual items, including helmets.
Ski packages include skis, bindings, boots, and poles
Snowboard packages include snowboard, bindings, and boots.
Can I rent items a la carte?
Items are available a la carte, though some items have conditions .
SKI BOOTS You can rent ski boots only but your skis’ bindings have to pass a binding test first. The binding test will take 20 minutes on top of the rental process and the total cost the same as a basic rental package.
SKIS You can rent skis only but the boots you bring with you must first be inspected to ensure your boots are in good condition and they are compatible with the rental ski bindings.
Are helmets included in rental packages?
No, helmets are not included in ski & snowboard packages, but can be rented separately.
Do you rent goggles, gloves or clothing?
No we do not. Both the White Salmon and Heather Meadows rental shops
are located next to the retail shops where these items are available for
What do I need to bring to rent equipment?
You need to bring a photo ID, the license plate number of the vehicle you
drive to the ski area in, and a signed rental form. The rental form should be filled out in advance or at the ski area. In addition, you need to bring all of your own outerwear which includes but is not limited to a jacket, pants, hat, gloves, socks, and any other accessories.
What does a MINOR under the age of 18 need to bring to rent equipment?
In addition to a photo ID, all MINORS need to have a Parent/Guardian present OR complete MINOR Rental Form that is signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Minor Rental Form (PDF)
Rental COVID Requirements
- All Renters will need to be COVID-19 symptom free each day
- All Renters will need to wear face coverings
- All Renters will need to maintain 6 feet of physical distance
RENTAL PAYMENT & PROCESSING
What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept US currency, Canadian Currency, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Debit, and Mt. Baker Gift Cards. We DO NOT accept American Express.
Please note: There are no ATM machines at Mt. Baker Ski Area.
Can I purchase a lesson with my rental?
Lessons are available by reservation, with limited walk-in availability. Lessons should be purchased before visiting the rental shop. To learn more about our lessons and lesson rental packages please visit our Instruction page
Can I purchase a lift ticket with my rental?
Only at Heather Meadows Rental Shop.
At White Salmon, lift tickets must be purchased separately at the ticket window or Instruction Desk. Please consider doing this prior to renting.
Can I reserve equipment ahead of time?
To speed up the rental process, you may reserve a time to purchase and pick up your basic rental at our Heather Meadows Rental Shop. Reserving equipment is not necessary due to our equipment availability.
Can I rent and pick up equipment the day before?
No, rental equipment can only be rented for the day it is being used and is rented out on a first come first served basis. Rental equipment must be returned before the end of rental hours each day.
Do you offer multi-day rentals?
Yes! Let the cashier know when purchasing that you would like to rent for multiple days.
There is no discount for multiple day rentals, and you will need to take the gear home with you overnight.
How can I speed up my rental process?
- Complete and print your rental forms (adult, minor) before arriving.
- Reserve a time to purchase and pick up your basic rentals at our Heather Meadows Rental Shop.
- Arrive before or after our busiest rental times of 9:30-11:00am
- Be dressed for the slopes prior to renting
We now offer multi-day rentals to save you time. Just let cashier know you would like to rent for multiple days.
Do you offer military discounts?
Yes, with a military ID we offer discounts for active duty and their dependents.
BASIC vs PREMIUM RENTALS
What is the difference between basic and premium rentals?
A basic rental is the best beginner to intermediate option at $42.63/day (base price) for an adult package. The basic equipment is a standard Elan or Nordica ski or a standard Burton snowboard.
The premium rental is the best intermediate to advanced option at $53.75/day (base price) for an adult package. We have current models from the best brands selected for the conditions and terrain here at Baker. Try out as many as you like per day!
Do the premium rentals include premium boots?
No, we only have basic boots.
What premium brands are available for rent?
PREMIUM SKI RENTALS Blizzard, Elan, K2, LIB, Line, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon
PREMIUM SNOWBOARD RENTALS Capita, Gnu, Lib, Never Summer, Slash
Where are premium rentals located?
Premium rentals are available out of both our White Salmon & Heather Meadows Base Area rental shops.
What is the smallest/largest ski size?
BASIC SKI Rentals range from 70cm to 175cm.
PREMIUM SKI Rentals range from 138cm-191cm.
What is the smallest/largest snowboard size?
BASIC SNOWBOARD Rentals range from 80cm to 164cm.
PREMIUM SNOWBOARD Rentals range from 139cm to 170cm.
What is the smallest/largest ski boot size?
We have ski boot sizes from a children's 8 to an adult 16.
What is the smallest/largest snowboard boot size?
We have snowboard boot sizes from a children's 1 to an adult 14.
What is the smallest/largest helmet size?
Our helmets range from 52cm to 62.5cm.
Do you offer custom ski boot fitting services?
Is there an ATM at Mt. Baker Ski Area?
No. The closest ATM is 30 minutes away at Graham’s Store in Glacier, on
the way to Mt Baker.
Do you rent inner tubes or sleds?
No, we do not allow tubing or sledding within the ski area boundaries.
Do you rent cross country skis?
No, we do not have any cross county trails within the ski area boundaries.
Do you rent snowshoes?
No, we do not have any snowshoe trails within the ski area boundaries.
Do you have night skiing?
No. Ski area hours of operation are generally 9:00am - 3:30pm. Check Snow Report for current days' operation information.