Welcome to the Rental Mountain Department where we've gathered SAM content all about the rentals. From topical information about how to run rentals during the 2020-21 winter season to age old information about how to speed up the system, it can be found here.
SAM January 2021
We look at the latest in alpine and snowboard rental gear, plus new opportunities in the burgeoning backcountry alpine touring and cross-country rental market.
PodSAM Episode 34
During this Huddle in May 2020, we gathered operators and suppliers to discuss a major pinch point in resort operations, the rental shop.
SAM January 2020
A rundown on what's new, what hasn't changed (for good reason), and what's trending in ski and snowbord rental gear.
SAM September 2017
While long lines may never disappear completely, creative innovations and strategies can simplify the rental process, and in some cases actually make it enjoyable.
SAM January 2015
When a customer has doubts about the rental system, how easy do (and can) resorts make it for them?
SAM July 2013
From self-service boot selection to reformatted shops, these resorts have successfully upped their rental game.