The snow is falling but have you sorted out your equipment for the season yet? Or maybe you have some extra gear lying around that you’d like to convert into cash. Look no further than the Hakuba Ski Swap. There’ll be bargains galore the weekend of December 17th and 18th at Happo One’s Sakka Plaza where everyone is welcome.
November 26th, 2022 | by Mike Humphrey
Okay I’m interested, so how does this work?
The Hakuba ski swap is basically a giant used gear sale where you can buy new to you winter sports gear and clothing, a kind of DIY ski show/expo. It’s a great opportunity to buy and sell used gear, or get your hands on some surplus new products that dealers are wanting to move in order to make way for new inventory in stores. Organizers are promising over 500 new and used items including skis, snowboards, boots and all sorts of winter clothing.
How do I sell my stuff?
Registration is a snap. If you want to sell 10 items or less, just show up on Friday (December 16th) between 10AM and 4PM; (1) register yourself as a vendor, (2) tag your items with your desired price and (3) simply place them on the shelf for sale. No need to stick around unless you’re interested in snagging a deal of your own. Just return on Sunday evening and make certain to have your receipt to collect your cash and/or unsold items. You pay no fee, but there is a small 15% commission on sales.
If you’re selling 11 items or more, shoot Events Hakuba an email to register (see details below).
How can I make sure my stuff will be bought?
Double check that the gear you’re selling looks pristine and is in the best possible condition that it can be. Clean it up, remove old stickers, fix any issues; empty pockets and wash clothing if necessary. You’re sure to leave with yen in hand if your gear is looking great and is reasonably priced.
So grab a deal and score some cold hard yenjamins at Hakuba’s Ski and Snowboard Swap. You’ll be saving the world and making history, you legend you.
The Event Details:
Location: Happo One Snow Resort, Sakka Plaza, 2nd floor
Gear Drop Off Date: Friday Dec 16th, 10AM-4PM
Ski and Board Swap: Saturday and Sunday, December 17th and 18th, 8AM-4PM
Cash and Unsold Gear Pick-Up: Sunday, December 18th, 4PM-6PM