Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Outdoor Gear Rentals and Services in Whatcom County
Annette Bagley

Ready to get onto the snow, but need to rent some gear before heading up to Mt. Baker? Bellingham has several options available. Here is a list to get you started.

AMERICAN ALPINE INSTITUTE EQUIPMENT SHOP
1513 12th Street Bellingham, Washington
360-671-1570
(Hours: Monday to Friday 10-6)

  • RENTALS
    • Snowsports
      • ¬†Skis
      • Splitboards
      • Boots
      • Skins
      • Poles
      • Snowshoes
      • Kid snowshoes
    • ¬†And other alpine terrain equipment
    • Climbing gear
    • Camping gear
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES
      • Ski/Board base clean & hot wax
      • Ptex Base repair
      • Skin trimming and re-gluing
      • Intuition boot liner molding
      • Misc. service work

BACKCOUNTRY ESSENTIALS
214 W. Holly Street Bellingham, Washington
360-543-5678
(Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 to 7, Sunday 12 to 5)

  • RENTALS
    • Snowsports
      • Skis
      • Boots
      • Poles
      • Cross-country equipment
      • Snowshoes
      • Crampons
      • Ice tools/axes
      • And other alpine terrain equipment
  • ¬†ADDITIONAL SERVICES
    • Basic tune-ups
    • Repair tune-ups
    • Wax
    • Edge Sharpen
    • Hip belt or boot liner moldings
    • Mounting
    • Skin trims

GLAICER SKI SHOP
9966 Mt. Baker Highway Glaicer, WA 98244
360-599-1943
(Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00-5:30, Friday 8:00-6, Saturday and Sunday 7:30-6)

  • RENTALS
    • ¬†Snowsports
      • Skis
        • Alpine
        • Telemark
        • Backcountry
        • Cross Country
        • Cross Country for kids
      • Snowboards
        • Kids
        • Basic
        • Premium
      • Splitboard
      • Snowshoes
      • Ski pants/jackets
      • Poles
      • Crampons
      • Helmets
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES
    • Hot wax skis and boards
    • Edge and wax
    • Full tune up
    • Basic repair
    • Binding adjustment
    • And other equipment & safety services

YEAGERS SPORTING GOODS
3101 Northwest Ave Bellingham, Washington 98225
360-733-1080
(Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 10-5)

  • Rentals
    • ¬†Snowsports
      • Skis
      • Boots
      • Helmets
      • Poles
      • Snowboards
      • Bindings
      • Cross-country and snowshoes
    • ADDITIONAL SERVICES
      • Wax
      • Edge tune
      • Base grind
      • Stone grind
      • Binding mount
  • Paddle sports (At Lake Padden Park West Entrance near the Swim Beach, contact: 360-306-2450)
    • Canoes
    • Stand up Paddle Boards
    • Kayaks
      • Tandem
      • Specialty
      • Sit-on-top

 

 

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About the Author:

Annette Bagley is the Director of Marketing for Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. As a writer and media relations consultant, her work has appeared in local and national media. She has been enjoying life in the Bellingham and Whatcom County region for more than a decade. Her ideal escapes include water, mountains, a farm visit, or a history lesson, accompanied by good food and a glass of wine.