About Us

Ski and snowboard hire in the heart of the Chamonix Valley.

In our fifth winter Echo Base is ‘the little ski hire shop just near the parking in Les Praz’ proudly following on from the Gavard Family ‘Les Rhodos Ski Location’ that has operated here for over 20 years.

Our Aim is to excel in providing the best ski and snowboard rental and service to our clients and customers adding value to their stay in the Chamonix Valley.

Our Services include: Ski and Snowboard rental, retail, servicing and repairs. Pick-up/drop-off and accessory retail.

Our Fleet includes: VIP, piste, carving, freeride, all-mountain, women's specific and enfant (kids) skis; Pro snowboard kit; Economy ski packs, off-piste kit and touring equipment are all available.

We have selected skis to work for all the different conditions and styles in the Chamonix Valley, working in partnership with White Dot and Idris skis we can provide you with the opportunity to ski some of the most exciting skis emerging on the ski market today.

Tim et Jim

Our snowboard partner Nitro Snowboards have provided us with a park of some of the most exciting snowboards from any manufacturer. We have standard camber, flat camber, rockers and gullwing cambers across the range for both women's specific and men's pro models.

So come and see us in Les Praz and we’ll look after your equipment so that you can concentrate on shreddin' the mountain!!!

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