Best Places for Ski and Snowboard Gear in Seattle
Ready to make the First Tracks of the season? If you are looking for a tune up for your skis or board, or some new clothes and gear, here are some great local places that have you covered when it comes to winter sports.
Snowboard Connection (SnoCon)
263 Yale Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
Established in 1990, Snowboard Connection serves snowboarders in the winter months. With two locations, including Seattle and Bellevue, SnoCon has received the Transworld Snowboarding Regional Shop of the Year Award for the past 3 years. With men’s women’s and kids’ winter clothing, snowboards, boots and accessories, it’s a one stop shop to get you ready for Shreddin’ the Gnar in style.
1100 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Ski Magazine’s 2009 National Shop of the Year, Sturtevant’s currently owns and operates four stores in Washington including their flagship store in Bellevue, Ski Marts in Tacoma, Bellevue, and Alderwood as well as the all new Sturtevant’s Online store. And when it comes to tune ups and repairs, their highly experienced staff uses state of the art tuning machines by Montana (in downtown Bellevue) and Wintersteiger (at Ski-Mart locations). Sturtevant’s produce some of the finest tunes available for recreational or competitive snow sports.
Seattle Ski and Snowboard
14915 Aurora Avenue North
Shoreline, WA 98133
Seattle Ski and Snowboard has been serving the skiing and riding community of the Northwest for over 30 years. Originally located in the U-District as a small rental shop, Seattle Ski has grown into a full retail store offering the best brands in the industry while maintaining the best possible customer service. Seattle Ski has a large selection of skis, snowboards, bindings, clothing, and everything needed for this year’s snowy season, plus their full service shop specializes in hand tunes, binding mounts, repairs, boot fitting and custom foot beds.
222 Yale Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
What began in 1938 as a group of 23 mountain climbing buddies is now the nation’s largest consumer cooperative with more than three million active members. Based in Kent, Washington, REI carries top-brand gear and clothing for skiing, snowboarding and more. Their ski and snowboard shop services will get your gear all tuned up for the slopes. REI’s fully certified and highly trained experts at REI ski and snowboard shops can help get your edges in shape, wax, tune up or repair your board, bindings or skis for a safe and fun snow season. REI locations include Seattle, Redmond, Issaquah, Lynnwood, Tukwila and Tacoma.
World Cup Service Center
13804 N.E 20th Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
A small specialty ski and bike shop that has been focused on high performance and racing since 1993. The store is equipped with some of the very best equipment in the industry. You’ll find skis, boots, bindings, helmets and goggles. Plus, World Cup’s guaranteed service on making your boots fit right, and getting your skis or snowboard tuned, mounted, repaired or setup and ready for your recreational or competitive season. And if you’ve got a whole family, there are package deals for maintaining all your equipment at a reasonable cost. Call or stop in to see for yourself.