Where Did Winter Go? Our families are growing, and friends have been afoot. This past year, Emily returned to her career as a commercial pilot. She recently began flying a Phenom 300, a business jet, for NetJets and has been enjoying criss-crossing the country and seeing many new places and faces; she expects to be bringing many a […]
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Barclay’s 2016 Ski Magazine Testing Honor
Vista Bahn Ski Rentals staffer Barclay Rabin had the honor of being invited to the annual Skiing and Ski Magazine testing this past month in Deer Valley, Utah. Every season 12 men and 12 women from around the country are invited to spend a week putting next year’s equipment to the test, literally, by skiing […]
SIA SnowShow Brings Best to Vail Ski Rentals
Every January the VBSR Vail ski staff and nationwide ski retail shops flock to the SIA Snow Show in Denver at the Colorado Conference Center. The SIA is a 5-day conference, including industry & intelligence seminars, and gargantuan expo hall featuring hard and soft good manufacturers presenting their new lines for 2016-2017. The expo is […]
Sacha Gros Ski Racing Profile
Sacha Gros of Vail, Colorado has quite the historic ski profile. Sacha was born in Glenwood Springs, just before the Vail Valley had it’s own hospital. He grew up with a love of skiing that evolved from skiing faster than mom to racing and eventually back to seeking powder, though he’ll always be a competitor. These […]
Vail Village Ski Rental Vs. Buying Your Own
“Our goal at Vista Bahn Ski Rentals is get you the best possible skiing experience in the Vail Valley, whether that’s giving you the opportunity to try several different skis in variable conditions, or connect you with that sweet, new ski you’ve been eyeing.” Sacha Gros, co-owner VBSR. The decision to rent or buy skis […]
Summer Skiing in Chile
From the field: VBSR staffer & professional photographer, Santiago Ces Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Farellones, Chile; Canjon del Maule, Chile When Vail Mountain closes for the Summer, VBSR staff head to all corners of the earth to chase adventure. We’re fortunate to have Santiago on the VBSR team as he’s also a partner in a professional […]
Staying Ski Fit in Summertime
The summer is a perfect time to get in shape for the upcoming ski season. This post consists of easy to follow, equipment-free activities – just by enjoying what Mother Nature has to offer. Get ready to be in the best shape you have ever been for the 2015-2016 ski season! The off-season is a […]
VBSR Ski Scoop: Pre-Season Nov 2014 Edition
Read our very first VBSR Ski Scoop newsletter! http://bit.ly/1ExUDeL Want to join the mailing list? Private message us email@example.com and we’ll get you on the books.
Yahooooo, Snowing in Vail!
Snowing in Vail. Was starting to sweat about the upcoming season with all the warm weather, but it looks like winter finally arrived! We’ve been unpacking all the new demo skis and we’ve got some pretty sweet ones. The Volkl Mantra looks like a fantastic ski this year, can’t wait to try it out and […]
Take the Hassle Out of Renting Skis
Renting skis can be a hassle, admits Grant Leffel, a salesman at Christy Sports in Vail. “It’s never an easy process, especially this time of year,” he said. Although renting skis during peak season can be a chore, a little planning will help you avoid a debacle.