What are the best ski rentals in Big Bear?

In addition to our Beginner Ski Rental Packages, and Performance Ski Rental Packages, Goldsmiths Sports offers a wide variety of Demo Skis from top brands like Atomic, Blizzard, Head, Nordica, Rossignol, Stockli and Volkl. All of these skis are available for purchase in our store, and each are great in their own way. Read below to learn more about each model and the type of skier and riding they are best suited for.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to give us a call to chat about what ski would be best for you at: (909) 866-2728

How Does a Demo Rental Work?

Try before you buy!
Goldsmiths Sports Demo Rental Program allows you to rent this years best skis and snowboards and apply up to two days of your rental cost to the purchase of any new ski or snowboard! Give it a try and find that new ski or board that is just right for you! (We do not offer discounts if using your own boots, but can provide boots if needed)

  • Woman riding rental skis from Goldsmiths Sports in Big Bear Lake California

    Beginner Packages:

    $34.99 Per Day

    Performance Packages:

    $44.99 Per Day

    Demo Packages:

    $64.99 Per Day

Goldsmiths Sports Demo Skis 2024

Atomic Maven 86c

A great option for female skiers just getting started, or advancing their skills. The Maven 86 is one of the best skis to rent in Big Bear as it offers all mountain performance that can tackle any of the terrain at Snow Summit, Bear Mountain, or Snow Valley. A lightweight and versatile ski, these puppies slide through carving turns and hold a great edge in on groomers.

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Atomic Maven 86

Blizzard Black Pearl 88

With the perfect blend of high and low density wood core construction, the Black Pearl skis are one of the most popular choices for female skiers. Great for casual skiers, but strong enough for those that push harder, the Pearls are a great choice for Big Bear mountains. We can hardly keep them on the shelves!

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Blizzard Black Pearl 88

Head Absolute Joy

If you love yourself (and who doesn’t?) you deserve to add some Joy to your life with these fantastic skis! Light and easy to use, the skis (with included bindings) are great for those developing their skills and grabbing their first pair. One of our most affordable options for women, the Absolute Joys by Head are another of the best rentals skis for Big Bear.

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Head Absolute Joy

Head Pure Joy

Like the Absolute Joys, the Pure Joy by Head is a fantastic ski rental for Big Bear for intermediate to advanced riders. A bit stiffer, but still lightweight, the Pure Joys feature a forgiving 75mm waist that can help you perform on or off piste throughout the Big Bear mountain’s terrain.

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Head Pure Joy

Nordica Wild Belle 84

With a wider 84mm waist, the Wild Belle 84 from Nordica gives women plenty of width to traverse any terrain you can find in Big Bear. Great for those fresh snow days, they are a playful and stable ski for ladies pushing their skills to the next level. They feature a great binding position, what Nordica calls their “Natural Stance,” and are a great rental ski to hop on for some fun in the Sn Bernardino mountains!

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Nordica Wild Belle 84

Nordica Wild Belle 74

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Nordica Wild Belle 74

Rossignol RallyBird 92

If you’re one of those women who grabs the first chair on a fresh pow day, the Rallybirds by Rosignol are a great ski to rent in Big Bear. Wide enough to float over fresh snow, these true all-mountain skis give you confidence in turns and can take you anywhere. Heading to Mammoth or Tahoe for deeper snow? Take the Rallybirds with you for some serious fun!

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Rossignol RallyBird 92

Rossignol EXP 80

Equipped with carbon fiber core construction, the EXP 80s by Rosignol are one of the best advanced rental skis for Big Bear. Riders that push their skis to the limit will love the responsive stability and vibration damping offered by the EXP line. The race-proven rectangular edge shape give you confidence in turns and deliver quick engagement.

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Rossignol EXP 80

Volkl Kenja 88

With a unique “3D” multi-diameter side cut, the Kenja 88 by Volkl delivers impressive carving performance at an affordable price. Forgiving tip and tail rocker profile helps intermediate riders cut into turns with ease. Including both carbon and Titanal cores, the Kenja offers both stiffness and a vibration damping feel. A great ski to rent for any woman ready to step it up this season.

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Volkl Kenja 88

Atomic Maverick

Our best seller in the early season, amazing performance for the price. Light with a great amount of pop, its packed with technology at an affordable price, and includes system bindings. This ski turns demo riders into purchasers.

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Atomic Maverick

Atomic Maverick 95ti

An enhanced version of the Maverick, the TI includes a titanal layer inside that provides a optimal combination of stiffness and flex making this already great design even better. Perfect for just about any run in Big Bear, the TI will dominate on groomed runs and push though chunky snow on the warmer days.

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Atomic Maverick 95ti

Atomic Bent 100

You can’t go wrong with the Bent Chetler 100 skis from Atomic. Proven performance, and eye-catching looks, you’ll enjoy every moment you spend on these bad boys. Just keep your eye on them when you’re in the lodge, as they are easily one of the most sought-after skis on our Big Bear mountains!

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Atomic Bent 100

Blizzard Brahma 88

Great for any of Big Bear Mountain Resorts’ runs, this all mountain ski is on the stiffer side and is built with two sheets of metal inside. Perfect for intermediate to advanced skiers, this is a great choice on days when we have a bit more snow pack to really let it rip.

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Blizzard Brahma 88

Blizzard Rustler

A bit wide for our Big Bear mountains, these skis perform great on fresh snow days. The nimblest of the Rustler line, the Rustler 9s are a great fit for our slopes and can take you anywhere you might venture where they get even deeper powder. Playful feeling wood cores give these skis forgiving performance that make for a fun day when riding with friends.

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Blizzard Rustler

Head Kore 93

Our Rental Manager Jason’s favorite ski in our lineup. This is one of the best ski rentals we offer, and can really do it all. A 93mm underfoot ski that feels like a 70mm. Light and simple to use, great for easy to intermediate riding all over any of the Big Bear Mountain resorts.

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Head Kore 93

Head Shape V4

Second only to the Atomic Maverick in terms of value, this powerhouse of a ski includes system bindings in its price. One of the best skis for Big Bear, this is a great choice for high intermediate riders pushing their skills and turns harder. A V4 that rides like a V8!

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Head Shape V4

Nordica Enforcer 100

A wide ski (also available in an 88 underfoot), the Enforcer plows through powder when we get it. Some of the best tree runs in Big Bear are at Snow Valley Resort, and that’s exactly where the Enforcer excels. As Marcus (a Goldsmiths Rental Tech) puts it, this ski “slides serenely” across the runs and through the back country.

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Nordica Enforcer 100

Stockli SL 66

A real “Skier’s Ski,” the Stockli SL loves to rip. It wont crack or chatter under 60MPH and holds it’s edge in turns when your butt is 3in off the snow. An Ex-racer’s dream, it really shows it’s stuff at the bottom of chair 10 at Snow Summit over the rollers.

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Stockli SL 66

Stockli CX Laser 69

The best ski rental for a skier learning to carve, moving from intermediate turns into advanced riding. Great for Miracle Mile at Snow Summit where you have plenty of room and steepness for learning smooth transitions. A forgiving ski for edge to edge transfers, you can’t go wrong with a Stockli!

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Stockli CX Laser 69

Stockli SX Laser 70

A GS skier’s retirement dream, the SX will stand you upright in a 45MPH slalom turn at the bottom of chair 10 at Summit. Not for beginners, this ski is great for advanced riders looking to push their skills.

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Stockli SX Laser 70

Stockli Montero AR

Big Bear’s dream ski, the Montera can do anything in every condition from groomed hard pack to powder days. The unique tip technology makes this ski handle like a slalom ski, but offers plenty of rocker when you need it.

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Stockli Montero AR

Volkl Kendo 88

Like the women’s Kenja 88, the Volkl Kendos are a well designed ski for men advancing in their skills. Featuring carbon and Titanal construction, these slightly stiffer skis will help progressing riders the ability to hold harder turns and still reduce vibration in chop. Great for our “typical” Big Bear conditions, these are one of the best ski rentals in Big Bear!

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Volkl Kendo 88

Volkl M6 Mantra

Featuring Volkl’s “3D” multi-radius side cut, the Mantras are a fun and playful ski for heavier snow days. Wide and forgiving with their wood cores, and carbon tips, the Mantra makes any day exciting. Noticeably light, the Mantra is a great choice for a fun day at Snow Summit or Bear Mountain in Big Bear.

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Volkl M6 Mantra
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