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is it a thing that you can rent skiing clothes (ie waterproof and warm coat and trousers etc etc) as well as skis and boots at places? or will i have to go fully equipped? thanks.
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

Renting skis and boots etc is easily accesible. Not too sure that many places hire out ski clothing.
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

Probably wont work out any more expensive ..... Aldi offers from 31/12 had low price langlauf garments (under and over tops , plus leggings and socks - all for less than 100) - although a week later, they should still have them knocking about (usually do with clothing).

Unfortunately, I can't link, as it always shows the latest offers when I try to copy link, so if you have an Aldi nearby, pop in and have a look.

If you google image search "Crane Langlauf", you can at least see how they look, and a couple may have prices - but they're in the 20's and 30's per garment, range.

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Re: about typical skiing facilities

yep you can usually rent just about anything, but you'll pay through the nose for it at the resort. seriously don't even think about hiring stuff when you get there, get it well before.
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excellent, i would have hired them but will buy now. look out for them in the for sale section in about a month.
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

you are better off buying good quality affordable ski wear from Migros City than hiring it
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

Never known any sport's shop in Switzerland to hire ski wear- I have to say.

In the UK, we often hired for some of our students going on ski trips- and it was a great way to cur cost for a one off holiday.
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

flums def do, as we've done it, well, not us, people who went skiing with us, its nasty stuff, and ripoff prices too
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

that's right, flumserberg do it, last year they had a black and blue jacket and black trousers with a yellow "rental" all over it. you look like a tourist and its not cheap
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that's right, flumserberg do it, last year they had a black and blue jacket and black trousers with a yellow "rental" all over it. you look like a tourist and its not cheap
Heh. While it's not cheap either, the Titlis Sport rental stop at the Talstation in Engelberg has an impressive range of kit to be rented out, including hats, gloves and goggles. Many tourists just going to the top of the mountain are under-equipped, so there's a significant market for it. Their clothing is discreetly markes with the Titlis Sport name and logo, but is good quality stuff.

Full range of skiing safety gear also available for rent, if anyone's interested. http://www.titlis-sport.ch/en/store/rent.html
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Heh. While it's not cheap either, the Titlis Sport rental stop at the Talstation in Engelberg has an impressive range of kit to be rented out, including hats, gloves and goggles. Many tourists just going to the top of the mountain are under-equipped, so there's a significant market for it. Their clothing is discreetly markes with the Titlis Sport name and logo, but is good quality stuff.

Full range of skiing safety gear also available for rent, if anyone's interested. http://www.titlis-sport.ch/en/store/rent.html
Don't they just cater for the flat-chested, at Titlis?
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Re: about typical skiing facilities

I would buy your own clothes etc as then you can use them year after year. With regards to skis and boots, it all depends on much you will ski. If you want to go a lot then start by buying some boots and wait till you find a pair of skis that you really like. Renting boots can go horribly wrong if you get the wrong pair and can ruin your day so a good pair of boots go a long way...

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Some places have already got their sales on so it's worth looking around.
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