Your one stop for snow sports equipment, rentals, consignment and service!

Snow Sports - Skiing and Snowboarding at Helm of Sun Valley in San Jose and Capitola
Slashing the powder on a snowboard from Helm of Sun Valley

The 2017 Season is Here!

Helm has all the new 2017 product in stock and ready for you to check out! Helm has Master Fit University trained boot fitters at each of our locations to give you the best fitting boots possible.

Whether you are a boarder or skier, we have the absolute best equipment and trained staff to make your winter experience spectacular.

Family owned. Expertly staffed with ski and snowboard lovers since 1975.

Helm of Sun Valley has been serving skiers and snowboarders in the San Jose and Capitola areas for almost 40 years. With both of our stores still family owned and operated, we offer a professional and relaxed buying experience. Whether you are new to snow-sports or grew up on skis, our knowledgeable staff of like-minded enthusiasts will take good care to find you the best gear, proper fit, and prepare you for fun!

Experience the joy of youth skiing with equipment from Helm of Sun Valley in San Jose

Massive selection - plus tuning and rentals!

 We are as committed to snow-sports as we are to the brands we carry. With over 10 ski equipment lines, over 10 snowboard gear brands, and more than 30 clothing and accessory lines represented, we are very proud of our product depth and selection! Both Helm locations offer full-service specialized tuning shops with state of the art tuning and repair machinery as well as a complete rental department with up-to-date and, often brand new, rental equipment for the entire family.

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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!