Welcome to American Ski Exchange!

Located in Vail Village, American Ski Exchange has been Vail’s go to family run and operated ski shop for 30 years. We are all about a great value and exceptional experience. Your vacation rides on us. Not only do we offer the latest in ski and snowboarding gear but our depth of knowledge and experience ensures you will get the most out of your time on and off the mountain.

We pride ourself on customer service and enjoy getting to know each of our guests. We provide you with the best information on the latest skis and boards, where to find the best snow, and even a good place for après ski. Come see why people return to our shop for year after year. Welcome to our home!


“Where to rent skis in Vail Village? American Ski Exchange.”
-Ski Magazine

Location, Location, Location

We are located in heart of Vail Village steps away from the Gondola One & Vail Village ticket office.

Free Ski & Snowboard Storage

Complementary to our ski rental & snowboard rental customers. Additional boot and ski lockers available for seasonal and short term use.

Family Owned & Operated

As a locally owned and operated business for over 30 years, our customer service and experience is second to none. Enjoy an experience only a small, local shop can offer.


We carry the latest models from Rossignol, Atomic, Volkl, Salomon, Blizzard, Liberty, Burton, K2, Salomon, Hart, Never Summer, Gnu, Nordica, and Roxy.


We offer the best priced ski and snowboard packages in Vail Village. Why pay more for the same gear? Find rentals in Vail Village for less, we’ll take an additional 10% off.

Extended Hours

We are open 8am to 10pm from December 17th until April 6th. We can fit guests the evening before to ensure you will get first tracks in the morning.

Best Ski Shop in Vail

The American Ski Exchange staff’s depth of experience with ski and snowboard technology, customer service, and local knowledge helps you get the most out of your vacation.

  • We provide you with the best value of ski and snow equipment for your ability.
  • Our friendly and knowledgable staff will quickly set you up and get on your way.
  • Years of living in Vail enable us to help you find the best places to enjoy on and off the mountain.

Why Us?

Guaranteed Lowest Ski Rental / Snowboard Rental Prices in Vail Village. We will beat any price by an additional 10% for comparable gear.

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A Message from the Higgins Family

The Higgins family welcomes you to American Ski Exchange, located in the heart of Vail Village. We have been providing knowledgeable, personalized service in the ski and snowboard industry since 1986. When you enter our shop we treat you as an extended member of our family. We are dedicated to making your experience the best! Whether you are looking for ski & snowboard rentals or to purchase, we will help you select the best option. Our ski and snowboard rental prices are the lowest in Vail Village. Give us the opportunity to make your vacation memorable and you will return year after year!

Your Vacation Rides on Us,
The Higgins Family