Where To Rent Winter Gear in and Around Arnold, CA

There is a large selection of activities to try when visiting Arnold, CA in the winter. Skiing in the central Sierra Nevada Mountains region is among the top places to ski in the area!

Some of the best resorts offer skiing near Arnold CA, such as those found in Bear Valley. You’ll also find lots of opportunities for snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and tubing. If you’re not hauling your own equipment on vacation, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a few rental shops in and around Arnold where you can get all the winter gear you need.

Let’s explore these shops and also take a look at some of the best vacation rentals Arnold, CA, that will put you in close proximity to all the outdoor Arnold, CA activities you’re looking forward to on your next getaway.

Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods

An iconic winter gear rental shop in Arnold since 1962, Ebbetts Pass Sporting Goods on Highway 4 has a full line of camping gear and accessories, hunting equipment, skiing equipment, and indoor and outdoor games, including horseshoes, tennis, volleyball, and even Disc Golf. Winter rentals include snow boots and poles as well as skis; if you’re bringing your own boots, there is a charge for setting your boots to the rental skis. You can also rent snowboards, snowshoes, and helmets.

Gear can be rented for a full day. A discount applies for the second and additional days. Ebbetts is open every day in the winter, with extended hours on Sundays.

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Sierra Nevada Adventure Co.

Tracing its roots to when the owner was selling rafting gear out of the back of his truck in the 1990s, Sierra Nevada Adventure Co. at 2293 Highway 4 in Arnold today has a long line of winter and summer rentals available. You can find downhill skis, snowboards, and snowshoes for rent. They also have locations in nearby Sonora and Murphys. Snowshoe rentals are available in Arnold and Sonora.

You’ll enjoy 20% off for each consecutive day after the first day of rental. Rates are for ski packages (skis, boots, poles), skis only, skis and poles, and poles only. Rates vary for adults and kids.

Bear Valley Cross Country

If downhill skiing isn’t your thing, but you still want to explore the area on skis, you might try out cross-country skiing. Bear Valley Adventure Co. rents adult, youth, and child cross-country skis as well as a child or cargo sled. All rentals include skis, boots, and poles. The company also sells trail passes for 38 groomed trails over 3,000 acres in total.

Trail pass prices vary for adults, seniors (age 60-69), super seniors (70+), youth (age 9-17), and children (age 5-8).

Plan Your Visit

Ready to book your next mountain adventure? Search online or contact the team at Cedar Creek Realty to find the ultimate cozy home away from home for the perfect winter getaway!

Bear Valley Snowmobile

Feel the need for speed? Bear Valley Snowmobile offers 2- and 3-hour snowmobile rentals for a trail in the Sno-Park. There is a two-snowmobile minimum, and your tour of the trails is self-guided. Snowmobiles with trailers are rented for the 10-mile Bear Valley groomed trail. The Lake Alpine Trail has 2- and 3-hour options, while the Spicer Reservoir Trail is 3 hours in duration. The Bear Valley area groomed trail is a one-hour trail, and rentals are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Bear Valley Snowmobile is located at 132 Bear Valley Road in Bear Valley.

Where to Stay

Booking your Arnold, CA vacation rental with Cedar Creek Realty promises an unforgettable getaway immersed in natural beauty and unparalleled hospitality. Cedar Creek Realty offers an array of meticulously curated properties, ranging from cozy cabins to luxurious mountain retreats, ensuring there’s something for every traveler. Our rentals are even close to Arnold, CA restaurants, activities, and attractions, so you’ll never have a dull moment on your trip!

With a commitment to excellence, their dedicated team goes above and beyond to ensure your stay exceeds expectations, providing personalized service and insider tips to enhance your experience. Whether you seek outdoor adventure, relaxation, or simply a peaceful retreat, Cedar Creek Realty promises a seamless booking process and a stay that will leave you longing to return to the tranquility and charm of Arnold time and time again.