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Address: 1144 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-8511
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+1 530-541-6366
08:00 - 18:00
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Had a really great experience renting skis from Rip n Willies. When we got there, there happened to be a large group in front of us, but the employee did a very efficient job of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really great experience renting skis from Rip n Willies. When we got there, there happened to be a large group in front of us, but the employee did a very efficient job of moving everybody through. Base rentals were $9.95. I can't remember what level we rented, but it was $21 for the whole package. Can't beat that.... More 

Thank DNSarg
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were at Heavenly a couple weeks ago, and this ski shop was recommended by the local tourist info center. The staff was amazing, especially Jack who set us up with a perfect set of rentals, and even helped me swap out to a perfect set of powder skis after a major snow dumping the night before. Highly recommend this... More 

Thank David R
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Jack and crew were extremely patient and helpful fitting the four of us with our gear. If in need of rental equipment and accessories this is the place to go. The service makes the trip worth it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This Ski Rental and Equipment Shop is minutes from the slopes. The staff are experienced trained skier's with a real passion for providing excellent equipment and service at a sensible price. I have used this family run business for a number of years and wouldn't recommend anywhere else in South Lake Tahoe.

1 Thank Spyderman2014
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My husband and I rented skis two days during our stay in Lake Tahoe. There's a lot of competition around but if you want good customer service and not have to deal with the lines at Heavenly for rentals, this is the place to go! Prices are very reasonable and equipment is in great shape!

1 Thank Tanya P
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We stopped in here because the cord on my wife's snowboard bootliner had broken and we needed to get it replaced. We hadn't bought them here, but the guys replaced it quickly and when we went to pay, they only suggested $5! I gave them $10 anyway to say thanks, but it was really good service and greatly appreciated.

Thank DanCMorgan
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We had a group come in to rent boards and skis here. The employees were incredibly friendly and accommodated our large group easily. The check in process was quick and informative, especially for the new boarders in our group. The return process was super quick. They have the best pricing in the area and go above and beyond to provide... More 

1 Thank Summer R
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience at the shop! The guy we great, quick service! That's important on the slopes! They were great about returns and are at a better price then the resorts! Can't wait to go back next year!

2 Thank Matt N
Houston, Texas
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88 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

We have come to Rip N' Willies a few times during our past ski trips. Over all these years they continue to bring great service at great prices. The people are very understanding and happy to help with anything you need. It is a small shop but they have all the essentials for ski and snowboarding for purchase and rental.... More 

2 Thank 123SamGirl
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

We have been renting our ski - snowboard gear from Rip n' Willie's for over 15 years. The service is always excellent. And the price is always better than in other places. Tom the owner is soo friendly! All the staff is always helpful and really professional. Absolutely reccomend them. We'll see you in Jan '15!!

4 Thank MaruSdeC

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