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Our guests should come to the Rubies prepared with any clothing and equipment you might need for any day you go skiing. But should you want to try something new, Ruby Mountain Heli Experience is proud to have relationships with some of the best companies in the outdoor industry. All guests at Ruby are provided with some of the best powder skis and poles currently on the market. The skis Ruby provides guests with make it possible for skiers to experience the new and constantly evolving ski technology.

Boot rental for skis/snowboards is NOT available through Ruby or anywhere in Elko. It is very important to remember to bring your boots- carry them on the plane!

We also offer guests the opportunity to shop our retail store with a variety of goggles, hats, fleece garments, and other gift items from companies like Patagonia, North Face, Oakley and more.

Be prepared for extremes of weather and snow conditions. For more information on what to expect and bring on your trip visit our Trip Planner/What to Expect page for details.

Rossignol has been a partner of Ruby for 35 years. We encourage our guests to use our fleet of rental Rossignol skis for their trip. We currently update our fleet of rental skis each season so our guests are riding the best Rossignol product available. We offer mens and women Rossignol skis, varying in length from 150cm to 190cm.
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In 2016 Ruby partnered with Scott Sports becoming the first lower 48 helicopter skiing operation to require all guests wear an airbag. The 12 L Scott airbag is one of the lightest and smallest airbags on the market, making it appealing to our operation. Each guest will be issued an airbag upon arrival at Ruby.
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Ruby uses the Pulse Barryvox avalanche transceiver. The Pulse is one of the best beacons on the market. the pulse offers a combination of a digital and analog device with three antennas. Easy. Fast. Effective. Easy: Clear instructions thanks to an easy operating concept. Fast: Fast and precise locating thanks to a 360° display and three antennas. Effective: A significant time saving, thanks to a clear ovierviewing situations involving multiple buried victims. Each guest will be issued a transceiver upon arrival at Ruby.
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Each guest airbag pack that is issued for guest’s time at Ruby is stocked with an avalanche probe and shovel.