8am to 6pm Daily


Located in beautiful Olympic Valley, CA across the street from Palisades Tahoe!

Rentals & Tune-ups

Visit our Sister Store located in Truckee, CA!

At the BackCountry you will find expert advice and friendly service for Ski and Splitboard touring, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing and Camping.


29 years in business!

Located in Olympic Valley

Olympic Valley Ski & Bike (OVSB) is a family owned, full service ski and snowboard rental, demo and tuning shop. We offer the latest ski and snowboard equipment at a great price with friendly and quick service.

Olympic Valley Ski & Bike (formally known as Mtn. Mike’s Sports) opened in 1988, and is now a part of the The BackCountry family. The BackCountry has been open in Truckee since 1994.

Our location was built in 1952 by the founders of Palisades Tahoe, the Poulsens. In 1958 it was transformed for the 1960 Winter Olympics into the “Bear Pen Tavern” and in the mid 70’s the tavern became the infamous “Lone Star” which was featured in the 1982 cult classic ski movie, “Hot Dog”.

Conveniently located on Olympic Valley Road next to the Palisade Tahoe Ski Resort. Also with the new Base to Base Gondola you can easily access Alpine Meadows Ski Resort as well!

Winter Sports

Olympic Valley Ski & Bike boasts the largest Demo Ski Fleet in the Tahoe region. We carry Volkl, Nordica, K2, Atomica, Dynastar, Marker, Solomon, Scott and many more brands of Skis, Bindings and Equipment. Stop in when it’s snowing outside, and get on the mountain!

Summer Sports

Olympic Valley Ski & Bike’s year-round operations keeps you outfitted in the summer time also. We have E-Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Bike Path Cruisers, Kids Bikes and Trailers. We also have all your needs for being out in the outdoors during your activities. Stop in and get on a bike today!

Quality Ski & Board Tunes and Bike Repairs. Done right.

With decades of combined experience, our technicians are the best in town. You can expect your equipment to be taken care of correctly, with care and skill. Contact us or come by the shop today!

Our Brands

We carry some of the best names in the skiing and biking world. We carry bikes for rent and purchase from Kona, Scott, Norco, Pivot, Transition, Red Line, Raleigh, Mondraker and more!

From our extensive experience, we choose to carry skis from Volkl, Nordica, K2, Atomic, Rossignol, Scott, Dynastar and Salomon. We have the right ski for you, and feel free to use our knowledge to help you find the perfect gear to slide on the mountain with!

Olympic Valley Ski & Bike offers the best in Olympic Valley rentals. From E-Bikes, Bike Path Cruisers, Skis & Snowboards to Backcountry Gear and Helmet Rentals.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Palisades Tahoe, next to the ski resort, at the entrance to the parking lot. Stop in and say Hi or pick our brains about outdoor sports in Tahoe!

1602 Olympic Valley Rd. (Next to Post Office), Call us at (530) 581-4707

-Olympic Valley Team

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1602 Olympic Valley Rd.

Olympic Valley, CA 96146

8am - 6pm Daily

Contact us

(530) 581-4707