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Cute gift shop and bike rental

A cute gift shop. Lots of the usual t-shirts and other souvenirs. Bike rental in the summer and... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Bernardo F
New York City, New York
via mobile
Good Place to rent ski equipment

I being renting with Powder house for the last 6 years. One time we were 20 people and the service... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Mar 30, 2018
“Very poor customer service, broken material, disrespectful manager (Travis).”
Apr 15, 2017
“Very friendly and attentive!”
Since 1994, Powder House has grown to become the largest and most complete ski rental & snowboard rental shop in South Lake Tahoe, California with 9 locations and a delivery service. For convenience and value of ski & snowboard rental packages, you...more
4045 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-6906
+1 530-542-6222
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I was given broken material. Used is fine, but my rental snowboard boots were so worn down, snow came in and by half of the day my sock was soaked. Unfortunately those things I don't check beforehand. When I rent, I assume the gear is...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

great! helpful, scenic route, fun to meet people, good organization of group, love the photos, would do it again

Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a non corporate run ski shop...would not go anywhere else... they have multiple shops in the area,,,we have visited three of them and all the employees were over the top...

Reviewed 23 March 2017

There are several Powderhouse ski stores, but this one is located just around the corner from the gondola. While it's a little more expensive (a few dollars a day more) than the others, the old saying “you get what you pay for” is certainly appropriate...More

Thank marathonman33
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We were skiing for 3 days on Heavenly Mountain and I needed new gloves. The village is so busy I had gone from store to store but everything was packed. At the Powder House the have many desks for different things so i was able...More

Thank myopinioncounts23
Reviewed 20 February 2017

There are several rental shops in South Lake Tahoe. we were referred to Powder House. They have a friendly staff of people who know about winter sports equipment. Very helpful, warm and patient. Good prices on multi-day rentals. They also sell discount lift tickets to...More

Thank Bernard C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have hit the majority of all the ski resorts in North America and haven't been as impressed with the professionalism, knowledge and courtesy as we have with the Powder House at the base of Heavenly. They were spot on with their recommendations based on...More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Brian and Agustin along with other staff members helped equip my 9 member group with Ski and Boarding gear for our trip up Heavenly the next day. They also were very knowledgeable about things to do in the area. Next time I am in town...More

Thank MechSurfer6
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

A cute gift shop. Lots of the usual t-shirts and other souvenirs. Bike rental in the summer and obviously skis in the

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I being renting with Powder house for the last 6 years. One time we were 20 people and the service was as good as when we were 8 people. The prices are better than the other major ski rental companies. They also offered you the...More

Thank JavierLC15
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