Samoens Ski Hire Overview

A fantastic skiing experience awaits skiers at the lovely Samoens ski resort. The ideal destination if you are looking for a calm skiing holiday in a charming French resort. It is certainly a pick of the bunch if you cherish an authentic ski trip in picturesque surroundings and a cosy, chilled atmosphere in the village. Located in the Grand Massif ski area, Samoens has up to 265 kilometres of pistes to explore featuring some breathtaking views of the wintry landscapes and mountain range across the ski area. More importantly, the ski area stretches across varying terrain and often varying snow conditions and as such, it is important to ensure that you always have the right ski gear to handle the terrain. The slopes at Samoens and the Grand Massif ski area include just about everything from gentle slopes, jagged and rough ridges, wooded runs through the treeline and some steep couloirs; advanced skiers also have a decent amount of off-piste trails that are often unpredictable at times. When selecting your ski equipment, it is always important to be aware of the ski terrain you intend to spend most of your time on and how well your chosen gear is suited to the area. As you will learn, there are varying types of ski equipment, and with such an interesting array of runs at Samoens, you will want to make sure that you have the best and most efficient equipment to help make every ski run count. Read up on the terrain or speak to experienced and knowledgeable skiers for opinions on the best type of equipment to hire. In most cases, your ski ability level is always a good start in knowing what equipment best suits you. Read on for further information.

How much does it cost to hire ski equipment in Samoens?

The prices for hiring ski equipment in Samoens are competitively set to reflect the general ski hire prices across the region. At Erna Low, we always want to ensure that our customers are receiving the best possible prices for their ski equipment when they hire directly with us. You can find all the prices for the ski equipment on our website. All ski equipment for hire is displayed on the ski extras page, which comes up after the ski transfers page. Under the ski extras page, please select the ski hire option to be able to see the equipment categories. The ski equipment will be grouped in 3 different categories, each of which reflects the performance level of the products within its group. All prices will be displayed next to the categories displayed. The categories are split into Evolution, Performance and Excellence. This is because ski equipment is manufactured to suit all different ski terrain that will be encountered on the slopes. For example, the Excellence category consists of ski equipment that is manufactured to suit advanced skiers most likely to spend a lot of time on difficult and challenging ski terrain as well as handle the different turns and manoeuvres of the skier. The Evolution category is best suited for beginners and first-timers who are most likely due to spending time on easy pistes without too much difficulty.

How to book ski & snowboard equipment in Samoens?

All ski and snowboarding equipment can be booked with us online or upon arrival at the ski resort in Samoens. There are a few ski hire shops in Samoens where you can walk in and hire your ski equipment however, we recommend that you secure your ski equipment hire directly from us as part of your ski holiday booking for a more seamless experience. It can save you time and money. Further information on how to order from us is provided below.

Can I book my ski equipment online, before my arrival to Samoens?

Yes. You can certainly book your ski equipment online before your arrival at Samoens. It is a very simple process and is far more convenient for you and your travelling group. When making your ski holiday booking with us, simply select the ski equipment that you need, add it to your order and proceed with the ordering process. It really is that simple. The advantage of this is that it saves you a lot of time visiting different ski shops upon arrival at Samoens and if you are travelling with a large group of people, it makes it so much easier to secure the ski equipment all at once.

Can I hire ski equipment for young children in Samoens?

Yes. You can hire ski equipment for young children at Samoens. Ski equipment is commonly available for young children as young as 3 years old. You can order this at the resort in Samoens and as well as with us online as part of your booking. The children’s ski equipment can be found on the same page as the adult ski equipment. The ordering process is exactly the same. Just select the items you need for your child, and add them to your order and proceed. It’s all very straightforward.

Where do I pick up my ski equipment in Samoens?

At Erna Low, we have established great partnerships and relationships with a host of reputable and well-known ski shops across the Alps, including Samoens. When your order is made with us, you will receive a voucher with a named ski shop to visit and pick up your ski equipment when you arrive at Samoens. The voucher will have a QR code that contains the details of your order. With ski shops often having multiple branches on the same ski resort, you visit any branch of the ski shop, present your voucher upon arrival, pick up your hired ski equipment, get suited, booted and hit slopes.