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Upcoming Events

  • Salomon Pint Night

    Date: Thursday, January 19th
    Time: 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

    Join us for Award Winning Ski Films from Salomon and a pint of craft beer from Birch's. (plus take home a logoed pint glass.

  • Gear West Weekly Wax Clinics

    Date: Tuesdays thru mid-March
    Time: 6:30 pm

    Come learn how to wax your skis from our professional wax technicians and guests.

  • Big Island and Back presented by Excelsior Brewing

    Date: 01/28/2017

    Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Race! Plus new Kite ski race.

  • Nordic Night Fever

    Date: Thursday, Februay 9th
    Time: 6:00 - 8:00 P.M.

    Get insights into all aspects of Birkie race prep from a panel of racers (elite and middle of the pack). Topics: Food, Clothing, Race Strategies, Conditioning, Technique.

  • Inga-Lami/Snowflake Races

    Date: Saturday, Feb. 18th
    Time: 8:00 A.M.

    Two fun races: Snowflake for Men - Inga~Lami for Women. Tasty treats, awards, door prizes. NEW THIS YEAR - VALENTINES COUPLES TOUR!

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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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