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Advice needed Independent ski/board hire shop

Discussion in 'Falls Creek' started by Cozzie, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Cozzie

    Cozzie Hard Yards

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    Just wondering what are the thoughts on the independent shops? Are they better and any particular opinions on them?
     
  2. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Central Snowsports. Their main shop is at Winterhaven on the corner of Slalom St and Falls Creek Rd. Good gear and helpful, knowledgeable staff. Also the best place to demo and buy skis.

    Also consider Falls Creek Hotel or Koki. IIRC Halleys.was good for low end stuff, but I haven't had any experience with them for many years.
     
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    snowduck One of Us

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    Also Yogi's Moegel Ski hire shop in the Hub on Falls Creek Rd.
     
  4. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates One of Us

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    Depends what you're after. We hired from FCS in its first year and all the kids gear was new. Don't know how it is now.

    Every other year since, I get all our skis from Koki's - kids had racing boots this year (first wear) and good skis, I had demo skis and each pair was great (had the first ride on a few of them as well).

    My boots were bought from Yogi's.
     
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    Sh4d0w9 Hard Yards

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    For independents on mountain, can't recommend Halleys or Central Snowsports enough. I don't take my equipment anywhere but Halleys to be repaired. Central are great for boot fitting, decent ski demos and general higher end stuff.
     
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