March 10-11, 2018 - Presented by The North Face

Demos & Rentals

In depth information about demos at the Mt Washington Backcountry Ski Festival along with off site rental options.

March 10-11, 2018

A gathering in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for backcountry skiers & riders of all abilities. Presented by The North Face.


There will be backcountry skiing and riding demo equipment at the festival, but it's "first come first served" and subject to availability. Certain sizes and types of gear are limited. Please don't count on being able to demo full backcountry setups or specific pieces of equipment. With that said, here is a list of demo equipment we expect to have on hand.

The North Face

  • backcountry skiing/riding related outerwear

DPS (Saturday March 10, 2018 only)

  • ~ 8 pairs of DPS backcountry skis with alpine touring tech bindings and skins

Ski The Whites


  • full line of Scarpa alpine touring boots

Black Diamond

  • 10-12 skis with alpine touring tech binding and skins, some poles


  • alpine touring skis with Ion tech bindings and telemark skis (skins too)

Never Summer

  • 10 complete sets of split boards, bindings (Karakoram), skins, poles

La Sportiva


  • telemark binding demos


  • goggle demos



Backcountry skiing/riding and avalanche safety equipment is not available for rent at the festival. If you would like to rent, please check with the following stores in the Northeast.


New Hampshire


  • MIT Outing Club - Cambridge, MA (members only, but any non-MIT people can be members for $25 annually)


New York