Ski, Snowboard & Alpine Specialists

Edge to Edge provide the most comprehensive Ski and Snowboard Hire for Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa Ski Fields.

Edge to Edge is here to help you have the best day possible by offering Ski and Snowboard Hire for Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa. It’s our mission to tread only lightly in our Heritage National Park and help you to do the same. Our rental ethos is all about maximising the quality and performance of equipment so you have more fun whilst staying safe and warm without accumulating unnecessary stuff. We purchase quality durable products, some New Zealand made, maintain them to a high standard and if possible dispose of them so that they have a ‘second life’. We support social and environmental projects in our local community. We heed the voice of future generations and leave only ski tracks in the snow on our unique volcanic mountains.

Extensive Selection

Boots to fit pipsqueak to sasquatch, skis and boards for the beginner to the seasoned professional. We've got everything for everyone!

Competitive Prices

We have pricing options to accommodate any budget. We offer nicely discounted daily rates for multi day hire.

Extensive Knowledge

With over 20 years on the mountain, and all skiers/snowboarders ourselves, we know how to look after you.

Our service

We are Mt Ruapehu's ski, snowboard and alpine specialists. We have been providing mountain enthusiasts with the best rental service for over 20 years. Located beneath Skotel Alpine Resort, Edge to Edge is perfectly located to get your ski or snowboard gear before heading up to Mount Ruapehu ski field. There’s no need to book ahead, simply drop-in and see our friendly and experienced team to get properly fitted before you hit the slopes. If you are coming in the summer months to experience once of Ruapehu's hikes or walks, such as the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing, we also offer hiking gear hire.

The Right Fit

When you hire with Edge to Edge we strive to fit you with the best gear to match your ability and the current conditions so you can have the best day possible.

Cost Effective

Hire for multiple days and benefit from lower rates, refunds offered for no ski days and bundle clothing for further reductions. See our pricing page for more.

Located beneath Skotel Alpine Resort, Edge to Edge is perfectly located to get your ski or snowboard gear before heading up to Mount Ruapehu ski field.
Gear and rentals you can rely on in Whakapapa and Tūroa

Everything You Need

An extensive range of gear means we can provide whatever you need. Bring your own underwear and we will cover the rest!


Close to the mountain road and just 6km from Whakapapa ski field we are the easiest choice for all your snow hire.

Pricing options

We excel in providing the very best Ski and Snowboard Hire for Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Turoa and not just beginners are catered for. The Executive range includes late model and demo gear matched to suit your style. The Select range contains anything in the new gear that stands out with that special X factor. The Women’s Specific range is not just pink with pretty flowers. It is chosen for comfort and performance. Alpine Gear available includes touring skis & skins, ice axes, crampons, snowshoes and avalanche safety kits.

Basic - Ski
Baic ski gear, perfect for beginners and easy to use at Mt Ruapehu.
1 Day Rate
Perfect for beginners
Easy to use
Skis to fit kids of all ages and sizes
See Pricing
Executive - Ski
Executive ski gear for that next level skier. Perfect for skiing Mt Ruapehu.
1 Day Rate
Push your skiing to the next level
More control
Male and female specific
Condition specific skis
See Pricing
Select - Ski
Select Ski rental gear for Mt Ruapehu including well known trusted brands. Pure performance.
1 Day Rate
For those who want to get the most out of the mountain
Pure performance
Skis to meet your specifications
See Pricing

Local Conditions

With over 20 years of experience at Whakapapa and many hours on the snow all over the world; our staff can help you to get the most current snow conditions and select the best gear for your trip.

Contact Us
Great Advice

Great advice when selecting my boots today, excellent service and always a smile at Edge to Edge.

Dale F.

Skier & Snowboarder

Interesting Gear

I've been snowboarding for years and the extra service that Edge to Edge provided was excellent as was their surprising selection of boarder-cross snowboards that I was lucky enough to try.

Jake A.


Thank You

Thank you for helping me get on the snow for my first time snowboarding. I love Edge to Edge!

Kelly B

First Timer

Great Price

Fast, excellent service, great with the kids. We had an amazing time, thank you team!

Emily H.


Drop In And See Us

We also provide ski & snowboard tuning and repair services for everyday or race performance.

How to find us

1 Ngauruhoe Place, Whakapapa 3951 - Under The Skotel 0800 800 754

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday7:30 - 17:30
Friday7:30 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday7:30 - 17:30