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GearUp

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Awesome quality gear and efficient, nice staff

The best rental experience I’ve had anywhere. We were a group of 7 that had variable skiing needs... read more

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betapi1769
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Backcountry Gear Rentals

The quality of the gear here is amasing, we rented touring skis, boots, poles for a 3 day... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2018
Zoe h
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GearUp Sports was first established in 1996 specialising in sports rental equipment, including Downhill, Backcountry and Nordic skis, ice skates, snow shoes and climbing equipment. In summer months we rent full suspension mountain bikes and 'Legacy...more
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1302 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1N6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best rental experience I’ve had anywhere. We were a group of 7 that had variable skiing needs and the staff took care of everything. We will be back! Thanks to the staff!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

The quality of the gear here is amasing, we rented touring skis, boots, poles for a 3 day backcountry trip. The boots were new and really comfortable and the skis were waxed and had sharp edges. Really happy with all of the gear, it did...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Zoe h
neilo700, Owner at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Hi Zoe h, Thank you for the great review! We make sure all our equipment is in the best possible shape before renting. We are glad you liked all the gear and our customer service. Hope to see you again at Gear Up!

Reviewed 15 July 2018

The folks are GearUp were super helpful for our family of three during our vacation in Canmore. We were fitted with some really nice fat tire mountain bikes, helmets, and locks. They are one of the few shops that does multi-day rentals. They even hooked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marianne B
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Marianne B, We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Though we do not rent fat bikes our Giant Trance 3 full suspension mountain bikes have great tires for getting around the mountain trails! All our rentals include helmet, bike lock and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The guys were great! Fitted us for our height and gave us great advice. Highly recommend, as the prices are reasonable compared to other rental places.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joey F
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Joey F, Thank you for the great review, see you next time!

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Located within easy distance of many trail heads into Banff National Park but without the same tourist hordes (or prices) as Banff Town, this great Canmore store is only too happy to make recommendations on how to get to different places, or routes to try,...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alex S
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Alex S, Thank you for taking the time to give GearUp a great review! All bike rentals include a lock, helmet and a repair kit at no extra cost, insurance and bear spray are extras if the customer wants them. There are great rides...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018

We hired bikes to ride the legacy trail. We were able to walk right in, get fitted and ride out with no problem. Oh we forgot sunscreen - no worries, they had that too! Helmets, bike locks, water and off we went. They also have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JNutchey
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi JNutchey, Thank you for the great review of GearUp! We sell bear spray but also rent cans for just $6/day and in your case was the perfect option as they are definitely not allowed on planes! We have a variety of maps in store...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Super friendly! we didn't prebook, just walked in and were ready to roll in 10 minutes. Like many others, rode the paved Legacy trail to Banff, circled around Cascade Ponds, into downtown Banff (farmers market on Wednesday) then beside Bow River to Vermilion Lakes. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1hker1
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi 1hker1, Thank you for taking the time to review GearUp and for the great 5 star review! Hope to see you again at the store!

Reviewed 16 June 2018

Family of 4 hired bikes to do Legacy Trail. Bikes were light and worked well. We had driven to Banff the day before, but the views from the bikes were so much better and impressive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Norbert2013
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Hi Norbert2013, Thank you for the 5 star review, the views are great from the Legacy Trail!

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Two of us rented bikes to bike from Canmore to Banff and return on the Legacy Trail on June 9th. The weather was iffy, so we did not book in advance, but had no trouble. The staff were informative and helpful- they adjusted the bikes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Allison E
neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Allison E, Thank you for taking the time to review Gear Up! That is correct, our full day rental is for 24 hours so there is less hassle in trying to get back in time to return the bikes before the store closes. We...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Had a spectacular time riding our bike down the legacy trail to Banff, you can catch the Banff bus back to Canmore for six dollars each on the number three which carries bikes. Gear up gave you bike lock helmet and a free water. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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neil o, Manager at GearUp, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hi Carina K, Thank you for the great review, we are glad you had a great time! We do give out complimentary bottles of water for every rider (as long as stocks last!)

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