Poconos Vacations – Tips For Skiers on a Budget

Posted on 15. Sep, 2010 by in Ski Area

Are you worried about facing the long rental lines at Camelback Ski Resort in the Poconos, PA? Shorten the time it takes to get on the lift by checking out some local Camelback ski rental alternatives. In many cases, you can find cheaper rental prices and nonexistent lines. Here are some local ski and snowboard rental options. Be sure to plan ahead, though – you don’t want to miss any slope time because you forgot your poles or boots.

Great prices on ski and snowboard rentals in the Poconos are available at Mike N Matt’s Snowboard Shop (Route 115, Blakeslee, PA). You’ll find a much wider selection of snowboard rentals than those available on Camelback and at better prices. Their location close to Camelback Ski Resort is a plus, as are the prices – ski rentals for $12 and snowboard rentals for $18. There’s a $150 refundable deposit required. If you’re looking for a place to purchase ski and snowboard gear, skis, boots, poles, and snowboards are available to buy, too.

Starting Gate Rentals and Repair (Bushkill, PA) also has a ski and snowboard rental area for adults and kids. If you hit this local shop, you’ll find all shapes of skis and comfortable Dalbello boots for a great day on the mountain. Staying at Camelback Ski Resort a few days or more? This shop offers longer-term rentals for reduced rates. Need a tune or repair? The repair shop features high tech ski and snowboard tuning using the Grind Rite Machine, which will help you achieve sharp edges and a smooth gliding base.

Pocono Ski Rentals Inc. (located at RR #1 Box 14, Tannersville, PA) is the closest option for non-site rentals; call the shop before heading over for rates and availability.

Of course, renting from Camelback Ski area itself is also an option. Camelback ski resort exclusively offers Salomon rental equipment for kids and adults. For all-day rental, you’ll pay $33 for adults and $30 for kids. For those who want more advanced performance, high-performance rentals are $40 per day. And get a jump on the lines with this new twist for 2009-2010 – skiers and snowboarders can rent items online and go directly to pick up, which can get you on the slope faster.

Come on over to experience Poconos skiing, scenery, and snowboarding for yourself. For all your Poconos PA skiing needs and tips on cheap hotels in the Poconos area, our Camelback Ski site is there to serve you.

Visit http://camelbackmountainskier.com to find the best lodging in the Poconos. We’re always looking for Camelback deals and budget bargains!

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