If you’re just starting out, why not rent to see what works best for you? Check out our list of local companies that rent outdoor winter sports equipment. Check with each company for details.

Mountain Equipment Co-op

MEC is a well-loved Canadian outdoor store for buying and/or renting equipment and gear. They also offer workshops and information sessions. Here’s a list of some of the items they rent:

  • Alpine skis
  • Cross-country skis
  • Snowshoes
  • Sleeping bags
  • Snow safety packages
  • Avalanche beacon, probe & shovel
  • Online gear and clothing swap

Revolution Cycle

Revolution Cycle is here to help the hardcore enthusiast, the weekend warrior and the casual cyclist. Rent a fat bike and see just how much fun winter cycling can be.

River Valley Adventure Co.

You’ll find the River Valley Adventure Co. on the sunny north bank of the North Saskatchewan River in Louise McKinney Park. This local company offers year-round fun; in the winter, rent snowshoes, a fat bike, helmet and lock, or take a winter Segway tour.

Totem Outdoor Outfitters

An Edmonton institution for over 30 years, Totem Outdoor Outfitters will help you find the right new, used, or rental gear for your adventure. Here’s some of what they offer for rent:

  • Alpine skis
  • Cross-country skis
  • Snowboards
  • Skates
  • Hockey gear