Howelsen Hill Ski & Snowboard Rentals

Black Tie Ski Rentals of Steamboat is pleased to help visitors to Howelsen Hill get the most out of their vacation by taking the hassle out of renting skis.

Not only can you rent premium gear from top of the line brands in the industry, but we will deliver your equipment directly to your vacation accommodations. Our services don’t end there – we will also custom fit your skis and boots when and where it is convenient for you to ensure that you get the best experience on the slopes as possible. Our experienced technicians are only a phone call away and are available to help if you run into any problems or just want to try out some different gear. Black Tie Skis of Steamboat understands that vacations are supposed to be fun and we are here to take out all of the hassles that renting equipment is usually associated with and that means no waiting in line for equipment that doesn’t fit properly.

Our commitment to excellent service begins when you arrive at the Yampa Valley Airport in Hayden. Our ski rental kiosk is conveniently located around the corner from baggage claim. While you wait for your luggage to arrive, you can set up an equipment rental and delivery, check on your existing rentals or get answers to any questions you might have about Steamboat or Howelsen Hill.

We also have select items available for retail; such as socks, helmets, and goggles. Should you need a jacket or ski pants to rent for the day or week, we got you covered there too.

To get you started, please visit our Equipment & Rates pages to find the gear and package that’s right for you. You may also call at 970.870.3172 should you have any questions.

Howelsen Hill is the oldest continuously operated ski area in Colorado, running since 1915, and has the largest and most complete natural ski-jumping complex in North America. Howelsen Hill is also the home of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, the oldest ski club west of the Mississippi, and provides training in alpine, nordic, freestyle, and snowboarding for beginners to Olympians. In fact, over 70 Olympians have trained at Howelsen in both alpine and Nordic events. Night skiing and riding is available 3 nights a week.

Howelsen Hill Trail Map

By the numbers:

  • Annual snowfall: 150in / 381cm
  • Skiable acres: 50
  • Base elevation: 6696ft / 2036m
  • Summit elevation: 7136ft / 2170m
  • Number of trails: 15
  • Number of lifts: 4 (double chair, poma surface, small magic carpet, and magic carpet)