The Lion offers an easy shuttle service if you prefer that over the quick walk to Eagle Bahn Gondola.
Venture Sports is honored to be the exclusive ski rental service to the Lion. We have a legendary commitment to customer service and all new skis every year in our demo ski rental fleet. Each and every pair of skis is tuned nightly so you are guaranteed the best in performance.The Eagle Bahn Gondola is less than a five minute walk in your ski boots, close enough to be a great warm up for the ski legs. Our ski valet will carry your skis to the lift for you and pick them up at the end of the day. We take care of the rest and make sure all your gear is ready to go for you the next morning – Boots dry and skis tuned to perfection.
Brands We Offer
Our rental and demo fleet offers only the newest technology from Volkl, Kastle, Rossignol, K2, Salomon, Blizzard, Nordica, Head, DPS Skis – and Colorado’s own Weston & Never Summer Snowboards – all tuned to perfection in our state of the art Tune Kitchen.
Packages & Pricing
Walk In: $63.00
The best of the best for your Vail ski rental experience – brand new models from manufacturers like K2, Volkl, Rossignol, DPS, Blizzard, Salomon, Kastle & more! Treat yourself.
Walk In: $53.00
Easy-handling, all-mountain skis sporting the latest rocker tech from the locals favorite Vail ski shop. That means faster turns and better grip. Offerings from Dynastar, Rossignol & Volkl.
Walk In: $63.00
Park. Pipe. Trees. Pow we have a full selection of premium snowboards for rent. Choose from Never Summer or Weston Snowboards, all handmade in Colorado.
Walk In: $33.00
The hottest skis for the future stars. Get your kids on the good stuff – up to age 12.
Walk In: $33.00
All the goods of our adult gear in a pint-sized package. Perfect for you mini-shredder – up to age 12.
Walk In: $25.00
Feel like taking a break from the slopes? We’ve got you covered.
Everything you need for a great day on the hill
Gloves from Hestra, and some other great companies.
Helmets from Smith, and some other great companies.
Goggles from Smith, and some other great companies.
Developed and owned by Mexico’s Grupo Pegaso, amenities at The Lion include a huge outdoor salt-water hot tub, an indoor infinity current lap pool and salt-water hot tub, a fitness center with steam room and an entertainment room. Augment your sophisticated mountain residence experience with the best selection of premium rental & demo equipment in the Vail Valley.
Every aspect of our experience is designed around maximizing your Vail skiing experience. Get pampered with our ski valet service, so all you have to worry about is how many runs you’re going to make. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff knows all the best spots in Vail – all you have to do is ask.
Venture Sports Avon and Vail Ski Shops are locally owned and operated and has been since 1991. We are not merely a link in a huge corporate chain. We do not answer to a bottom line of stock holders – instead, our customers’ total satisfaction is our bottom line.