Complete tuning and waxing services for your skis and boards.

 Professional ski tuning form Helm of Sun Valley

Ski tuning by Helm of Sun Valley professionals

Belt grinder at Helm of Sun Valley
Welcome to our service shop where we offer complete and comprehensive tuning and waxing services for your skis and boards with the fastest turn-around times in the business!

At Helm you will find a multitude of tuning services, waxing services and repairs ranging from a simple base weld to a highly technical edge and sidewall replacement – if it can be fixed, Helm of Sun Valley will get it done.

Ski and Snowboard Tuning Services

Helm Tune

• All scratches filled, excluding core shots

• Edges machine sharpened and polished to factory specifications

• Base flattened and base structure applied

• Hand hot-iron wax



Basic Tune

• Edges machine sharpened and polished to factory specifications

• Base flattened and polished

• Hand hot-iron wax




(Service may be applied to Helm tune or Basic tune)

• Edges hand finished and polished

• Hot scraped and HF race wax applied

$30 + Tune



• Base cleaned

• Hot scraped and race wax applied



Friction Wax

(San Jose location only)

• Base cleaned

• Machine applied hot-wax



Hot Iron Wax

• Base cleaned

• Hand hot-iron wax



Race Wax Upgrade

• Apply race wax to Helm tune or basic tune
$10 + Tune


Binding Services

Ski Binding Install and Torque Test



Snowboard Binding Install

• Binding install, high-back alignment, strap adjustment, and stance alignment


Jr Ski Binding and Torque Test

with purchase


Back Country, NTN, TELE and X-Country Install

• Binding install with template. All other mounts with no template may be subject to price increase


Binding Adjustment and Torque Test



Ski and Snowboard Repair Services

Core Shot Fill

per inch


Ski and Snowboard Repair

per hour


Pole Cutting



Back Country Skins Cut and Installation




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Please note our new store hours

7 Days a Week: 10am - 6pm

Summer hours vary.
Please call (831) 462-6800

Interested in working for Helm of Sun Valley in San Jose or Capitola?

CLICK HERE to download our job application, complete it, and bring it in to either of our locations in San Jose or in Capitola and let's talk!