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Best Ski Shops in Squaw Valley

Updated: 4 days ago

Often called the birthplace of extreme skiing and family friendly too, Squaw/Alpine is an essential stop on any visit to Lake Tahoe. We've tapped our Tahoe friends for their recommendations on the best shops for gear sales, rentals, fitting and tuning. Here are our top picks by category for equipment shops in Olympic Village and nearby Truckee.


Olympic Village Shops




Olympic Bootworks

(530) 581-0747 | olympicbootworks.com


Best for boot fitting. Our go to spot for master fitting done by some of the best in the business. Be sure to reserve your spot in advance!


Mountain Mike's Sports

(530) 581-4707 | mtnmikessports.com


Best for repairs: Located just on the outskirts of the village, Mountain Mike's is a great place to get a full line of top quality gear and have work done on your equipment.



Inn Shop of Squaw Valley

(530) 583-2195 | www.innshop.com


Best for convenience: This is the place to go for fast and convenient rentals. Easy access location, just next to the Village.



Lake Tahoe Ski and Snowboard Rentals

(530) 452-4175|squawalpine.com/rentals


Best for on mountain service: Between the Funitel and Tram, come here if you need rentals just after purchasing your ticket.



Tahoe Dave's

(530) 583-6415 |tahoedaves.com


Best for the budget: For budget rentals and skipping Village traffic at the close; this branch of Tahoe Dave's is located at the entrance of Squaw Valley Road.


Truckee Shops



Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop

(530) 587-2809 |granitechief.com


Best for boot fitting: With the most experienced boot team in the region, this is the place to go to get your boots dialed. They also have a full service rental operation and the area's longest running tuning shop. Call ahead to make an appointment.


Start Haus

(530) 582-5781 |starthaus.com


Best for tuning: Come here for the most advanced equipment and experienced techs. They're well for their racing backgrounds and treat skis with that level of precision.



TahoeSportsHub.com

(530) 582-4510 |tahoesportshub.com


Best one--stop-shop: One of the most well rounded shops in the area with high quality skis, snowboards, clothing, accessories and services.



Tahoe Dave's

(530) 536-3407 |tahoedaves.com


Best rentals: Multiple locations and expertise in rentals makes Dave's the place to go for your daily and seasonal gear.




Click here for our full Squaw/Alpine review with resort ratings, insider tips, top trails, itineraries, dining and après ski recommendations.

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