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VAIL, CO: Ski clothing. To rent or not to rent?

Naples, Florida
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VAIL, CO: Ski clothing. To rent or not to rent?

We are making our very first cold weather trip (from Fl to Vail, CO) and would like to try to ski at least once. I am wondering what items we need to purchase and what is acceptable to rent (clothing-wise). My daughter will have just turned two and we have enrolled her in a little ski camp. Are there toddler sizes available to rent, also? I have looked on line and only seen "adult" and "junior" sizes so far...

Any other tips regarding skiing, must-do's in Vail, etc. are also very appreciated! :)

THANK YOU!

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1. Re: VAIL, CO: Ski clothing. To rent or not to rent?

You should call direct. I'd first contact Vail Sports. They have numerous locations.

http://www.vailsports.com/Locations/

Also

http://www.vailskitech.com/helmets.htm

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2. Re: VAIL, CO: Ski clothing. To rent or not to rent?

Here's a suggestion... Try eBay! I have sold my daughters last three ski outfits on line. You can pick up a decent set for $25-$50. Probably less than what you would pay to rent. Then sell it yourself!

Good luck

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3. Re: VAIL, CO: Ski clothing. To rent or not to rent?

Lands End, REI, Sierra Trading Post and even Amazon will have toddler sized items at many different prices. I like the EBay idea too.

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