Are the slopes in your future? If you want to save money on ski gear, consider a ski swap. A swap is a great way to buy and sell used equipment. Most swaps consist of a variety of gear, from brand new to used skis and snowboards to skis; from poles to boots to bindings and clothes. Participating in a swap helps clean out your garage of old gear AND you'll save on next year's equipment.

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How to Save Money at a Ski Swap in 2021

Connecticut 

  • Ski Sundown SKI SWAP 2021. The Sundown Ski Patrol Ski Swap is one of New England’s largest and longest-running swaps. Held in the Ski Sundown base lodge, you’ll find a large selection of skis, snowboards, boots, poles, clothing, and more! Buy new and gently used equipment at great prices and sell your ski/snowboard gear and apparel.  Visit nspskisundown.org for 2021 Sundown Ski Patrol Ski Swap details.
  • Friday, November 12; 2:00pm – 9:00pm. Click here for Ski Shop and Welcome Center Hours during the Ski Swap!

Colorado

  • Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Swap will be held on October 30, 2021. More details http://www.sswsc.org/events/ski-swap
  • Vail Ski and Snowboard Swap. October 8-10th, 2021. There will be a great selection of new and used products at this year's swap. Used gear from the general public will be available at great prices. Ski & Snowboard Club Vail will benefit from this swap. Don't miss out on amazing deals for the upcoming winter season! www.vailskiswap.com/

Delaware Ski Swap

  • Ski Bum Ski Swap: Pre-owned equipment sale. Oct. 15th - 17th and Nov. 5th - Nov. 7th. This is a consignment sale that we hold each year for our customers who are looking to purchase or sell pre-owned equipment and clothing. Whether you are trying to outfit your entire family or replace the gear your children have grown out of. This consignment sale is an excellent way to get gear at an affordable price. 218 East Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

Idaho Ski Swap

  • Payette Lakes Ski Club: October 24th. Get your gear together and join the event at Payette Lakes Middle School for the annual ski swap! First DROP, then SWAP! Consider selling and buying skis, boots, poles, helmets, goggles, snowboards, bindings, backcountry gear, clothing, travel gear, Nordic gear, snowshoes and more. More details https://visitmccall.org/event/2021-ski-swap/2021-10-24/

Massachusetts Ski Swap

  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area: October 7-11, 2021 New England's largest Ski & Snowboard Sale & Swap! An equipment extravaganza. SWAP your used gear for credit or cash and/or shop for the best deals of the season at MTNside! Get more details here. Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, 499 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA, 01541

Montana Ski Swap

  • Bridger November 5-7th, 2021 They expect to launch ticket sales on October 13. This will allow us to better control crowd numbers. Plan to require masks indoors at the swap. Details here www.bridgerskifoundation.org/events/ski-swap

Nevada Ski Swap

  • The UNR Ski Swap is back! Come out to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center for get huge savings on new and used ski and snowboard gear for all ages & sizes. https://unrskiswap.com/

New Hampshire Ski Swaps

  • Time for new ski and snowboard gear? Fall is the time to get the best deals, and ski swaps are a great way to get gently used or even new gear for short money. And, if you have gear that still has life left in it, swaps are a great way to earn back some of your investment. www.skinh.com/deals/ski-swaps

New Mexico Ski Swap

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New York Ski Swap

  • Greek Peak Resort. Oct. 8 – Oct. 10 2021 Shop the best deals around on new and used skis, snow boards, boots, jackets, pants, gloves and more in a COVID-safe environment! The swap will feature merchandise from seven vendors and used merchandise from local skiers.
  • West Mountain: Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 9am-5pm. Swap proceeds benefit the West Mountain School, West Mountain’s non-profit organization. Find new and used ski and sports gear during this annual consignment swap event at West Mountain. Friday, November 12 (4-8pm) Consignment drop off at West Mountain in the Main Lodge. Consignment Details Here: How to Consign at the Ski & Sports Gear Swap 2021

    Saturday, November 13 from 9am-5pm Consignment sale at West Mountain in the Main Lodge. 59 West Mountain Road Queensbury, NY 12804

North Carolina Ski Swap

  • Appalachian Ski Mtn: Alpine Ski Shop's annual Preseason Sale & SWAP is scheduled for October 15-24. https://appskimtn.com/ The Preseason Sale will be going on October 15 – 24. 10 Days of great deals! 24th Annual Preseason Sale is where you need to be. Bring in any used equipment for the SWAP – skis, snowboards, boots, poles, bindings, (no helmets) weekdays only from September 20 – October 8. The Alpine Ski Shop offers SWAP CREDIT to use in the shop for any SWAP equipment that sells. 940 Ski Mountain Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Pennyslyvania Ski Swap

  • Mountainside Ski: October 9 & 10, 2021. 1972 in Mechanicsburg, PA. It is a family owned business operated by skiers, snowboarders and cyclists. Details www.mountainsideski-sports.com
  • Ski Bum Ski Swap. Pre-owned equipment sale. Oct. 15th - 17th and Nov. 5th - Nov. 7th. This is a consignment sale that we hold each year for our customers who are looking to purchase or sell pre-owned equipment and clothing. Whether you are trying to outfit your entire family or replace the gear your children have grown out of. This consignment sale is an excellent way to get gear at an affordable price. Concordville Towne Centre, 200 Town Centre Drive #9 Glen Mills, PA.

Oregon Ski Swaps

  • The Eugene Ski Swap raises funds for the Willamette Pass Ski Patrol, the Willamette Backcountry Ski Patrol and the Santiam Pass Ski Patrol. Details here www.eugeneskiswap.org/

Utah Ski Swap Lisiting

  • Each year Ski Utah compiles a list of the best ski swaps in Utah. Ski swaps are a great way to get the whole family geared up for winter at an affordable price. Most ski swaps consist of a variety of gear, from brand new to used skis and snowboards to skis; from poles to boots to bindings & clothes. www.skiutah.com/resources/utah-ski-swap

Vermont

Ski Maven has a round-up of all the swaps in Vermont. Head here for full listings.

  • South Burlington H.S. September 25, 2021, Sale is Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. South Burlington High School gym, Dorset Street, So. Burlington Because of COVID-19, there is no public consignment. More details
  • Pico: October 1 - 3. Pico Mountain Base Lodge, Mendon, Vermont
    More details.
  • Killington: October 8 - 10. Ramshead Base Lodge, Killington, Vt. More details
  • Smuggler's Notch: October 9 - 10. Tarrant Center, St. Michael's College, Winooski/Colchester, Vt. More details. 
  • Mad River Valley: Mad River Glen ski area. October 17. More details
  • Cochran's: November 5 - 7. Richmond, Vermont. More details
  • Okemo: November 19 - 21. Round House, Jackson Gore Inn, Okemo Mountain Resort, Ludlow, Vt. More Details

Virginia Ski Swaps

  • Alpine Ski and Snowboard Swap. October 16th & 17th, 2021. The Ski and Snowboard swap is a great way to buy and sell used equipment. Held in October, the "Swap" has been held at Alpine since 1976. Come down and find amazing deals on older merchandise. More details https://alpineskishop.com/ski-swap-information/

Washington Ski Swap

  • Newport Ski Swap: Nov 12-13 consignment event. Downhill and back-country skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, poles, jackets, pants, helmets, hats, goggles, gloves, socks, under layers, snowshoes, etc. ... about 10,000 new & used items which are organized in 2 large gyms, 17,000 sq feet.  Details www.newportskiswap.com/

British Columbia

  • Big White Ski Club Ski Swap: Oct 22-23rd, 2021 50th Annual BWSC SKI SWAP. 2041 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G7, Canada. Pre-owned equipment for both kids and adults, combined with a wide assortment of NEW clothing, equipment, and accessories from several BC retailers. It's an unbelievable one-stop-shopping opportunity for getting fully and economically outfitted for the winter season. All run by VOLUNTEERS - the club’s biggest annual fundraiser. The BWSC SWAP was first held in 1970! More details www.facebook.com/bigwhiteskiclub

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