American Ski Exchange
Rentals, Retail & Repairs
Family owned and operated since 1986


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Vail Ski Rentals

Finding a great place to rent skis and boards for your family at a decent price can be like looking for a needle in a haystack.  Look no more!  American Ski Exchange in the heart of Vail Village, family owned and operated since 1986, opens early and stays open late to accommodate our customers. Whether you are an expert skier or a beginner skier, new equipment and technology is a must for your best day on beautiful Vail Mountain.

A fair price for a great skiing experience is what we are all about at American Ski Exchange! Your vacation rides on us. We treat you like one of our family providing the best information on the latest skis and boards, where to find the best snow, and even a good place for après ski.

The Higgins Family welcomes you to Vail, the best skiing on the planet! We take pride in our shop and your ski experience. See why people return to our shop for rentals year after year. Come in, we’ll treat you like a member of the family. Welcome to our home!

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

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 on ski and snowboard equipment for your ability.
  • Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will quickly help you get set up and get on your way.
  • Years of living in Vail enable us to help you find the best places for you to enjoy the mountain and the town on your vacation.

Why Us?

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

Location, Location, Location!

We are located in heart of Vail Village steps away from the the new Gondola One & Vail Village ticket office. Our central location makes pick up and drop off a breeze.

Free Ski & Snowboard Storage

Complimentary to our ski rental & snowboard rental customers.

Ski Delivery

If time is tight and you want to make the most of every minute try our ski delivery and pick up service.


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

Professional Staff

Your comfort is of upmost importance to us. From head to toe, we will do our very best to fit you properly. A warm and proper fit are essential to a great experience!

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.

Reserve Online and Save 20% to 30%

Your equipment will be awaiting you.


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 knowledgable, 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

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