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Snowshoe and Cross Country Ski Rentals

For those who don't want to stop moving in the winter, we offer snowshoe and cross-country ski packages! 

Snowshoe Rentals:  

Package includes snowshoes and poles.

First 24 hours


Each additional day


Weekend* package


Adult + Kids** pair


Adult = Kids** pair - weekend package


* Two-day weekend rental can either be picked up on Friday and returned Saturday by 4:30 pm, or picked up on Saturday and returned Monday.

** Kid's snowshoes are for children less than 110 lbs.

Cross-Country Ski Rentals: 

Package includes skis, boots, and poles.

First 24 hours


Each additional day


Weekend* package


Rental Policies

- Reservations are not required, but you're welcome to call ahead to make sure we have a pair or two set aside for you!

- Full payment is required at the time of reservation.

- All renters must be at least 18 years old. Adults must accompany anyone under 18.

- Rentals are due back 30 minutes prior to the close of business on the day they are due. Rutabaga reserves the right to charge a $25 late fee for any equipment returned late. 

- Rutabaga is closed on Sundays. If you are renting on Saturday, all equipment must be brought back by 5pm Saturday. If you are not able to bring equipment back by 5pm, then a weekend rental package is necessary.  

Snowshoes and cross-country skis are only to be used on snow and not hard surfaces such as paved roads, parking lots or sidewalks.

- Renters are liable for lost or damaged equipment.

Please call 608-223-9300 for more details or to reserve.

Rutabaga Rentals

Rutabaga has two rental locations (both closed for the season). Download our 2018 brochure

Olbrich Park

3527 Atwood Ave

Madison, WI 53714



Rental Season

May 25 - September (weather dependent)


Rutabaga Paddlesports

220 W Broadway

Monona, WI 53716


Rental Season

May 10 - September 30 (weather dependent)

Boat Storage at Olbrich Park

We are currently sold out of personal storage spots at Olbrich Park but you can still click here for info.