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Upcoming Local Events

SUP Practice Paddle

Date: Tuesday - May 23 + 30
Time: 6:00 P.M.

Bring your own SUP or rent one from us and enjoy a fun practice paddle on Long Lake. Meet at Nelson Lakeside Park right by Gear West.

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Weekly Group Runs

Date: Every Sat. + Tues.
Time: Sat. 8:00 A.M. + Tues. 6:00 P.M.

Join us every Saturday morning and Tuesday evening for group training runs.

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Scavenger Hunt

Date: Wednesday, August 9th
Time: 8:00 A.M.

Running on trails - searching for hidden treasures. Hundreds of prizes. The Grand Prize is valued at $100.00.

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My Very Own Bed Bed Race

Date: Saturday, July 22nd
Time: 3:30 P.M.

Five person teams compete in this fundraising bed race. It's a one block sprint - start putting your team together now.

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Gear Western Country Half Marathon & 5k

Date: Oct. 14th, 2017
Time: 8:30 A.M.

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Stand Up Paddle Board Lessons

Date: Tuesday evening and Thursday mornings
Time: to be determined

Join us for a fun paddle on or around Long Lake. Instruction provided by world class paddler (whitewater, flat water) and GW Alpine Service Manager Dana Henry.

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Corn Days

Date: Sunday, August 13th
Time: 9:00 AM

Join Gear West for the Corn Days 5K in Long Lake, MN. Kids' 1 mile too!

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1786 W Wayzata Blvd
Long Lake, MN 55356

Phone: 952-473-0377
Mail Order: 877-473-4327


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Wisdom, Value, Selection. These three ideals are the core of Gear West. We bring you the best products for your sport, style, and skill at the best prices and back them with unparalleled knowledge and support.

North America's largest cross country ski retailer and one of Minnesota's premier independent specialty sports stores, Gear West provides top level gear for nordic, running, alpine, soccer, lacrosse, and boardsports athletes across the midwest and the United States. We provide equipment for athletes of every level, from first-timers and newcomers to professionals and Olympians.

We carry only the highest quality equipment, accessories, and apparel from the most respected companies in the world. These include brands such as adidas, Arc'teryx, Atomic, Asics, Bjorn Daehlie, Bliz Active Eyewear, Brine, Brooks, Capita, Craft, Debeer, Elan, Fast Wax, Fischer, Gait Lacrosse, HEAD, Inov-8, Madshus, New Balance, Newton, Nike, One Way Sport, Pearl Izumi, Rex Wax, Rode Wax, Rossignol, Rottefella, Salice, Salomon, Skadi, Smartwool, Star Wax, Start Wax, STX, Swenor, Swix, Tecnica, Toko, V2, Vibram, Volkl, Warrior, Yoko, and many, many more.

Despite this vast selection, the products we carry are ones that we believe in, stand behind, and use every day. We pride ourselves on providing the kind of service that you tell your friends about. If you have any questions, feel free to call us toll free at 1-877-473-4327 or email us.

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