Upcoming Events

Featured events coming up over the next month...

Cross-Country Ski Rentals

January 11, 2010
Looking for cross-country ski rentals? We've put together a collection of links, both in the Twin Cities and around the region.

New Moon: Cyber Weekend Sale

November 26, 2021
New Moon is offering a wide range of discounts for Cyber weekend, Nov 26-29, including 15% off ski poles and bags, plus big discounts on ski packages.

Fischer: King Prep for First Birkie

November 21, 2021
Follow Kikkan Randall as she helps pro bike racer Ted King prepare for his first Birkie. Earlier this year King and Randall partnered up to prepare for her first big gravel bike race.

Madshus: Pärmäkoski And Bakken Rule Season Openers

November 18, 2021
Madshus sponsored athletes scored well last weekend with Norwegian Sivert Bakken and Finn Krista Pärmäkoski collecting season opening victories in biathlon and cross-country skiing.

Out There: Torchia Fundraiser Auction

November 13, 2021
Out There is supporting Ian Torchia's Olympic dreams by hosting a fundraising auction. Check out the wide range of items available -- auction closes on Nov 21st!

Rex: Looking into the Future of Waxing in a Non-Fluoro Community

November 11, 2021
Jeremy Hecker of Rex Wax brings us up to date on the wax developments and current restrictions planned across most of the divisions.

Ski Hut: Ski Poles Buying Guide

November 11, 2021
Ski Hut has produced a series of Nordic buyer's guides -- the final one covers ski poles. Learn about the key components of a ski pole and the variety of options available.

Ski Hut: Ski Boots Buying Guide

November 3, 2021
Ski Hut has produced a series of Nordic buyer's guides -- the third one covers ski boots. Discover the different types of boots and the key to keep feet warm in very cold conditions.

New Moon: 2021-22 Catalog is Out

October 28, 2021
The 2021-2022 edition of the New Moon Catalog is out and is on its way to skiers! Read some fun facts from years past and sign up to receive a catalog if you don't already get one.

Ski Hut: Nordic Bindings Buying Guide

October 27, 2021
Ski Hut has produced a series of Nordic buyer's guides -- the second one covers Nordic bindings. Learn about the history of cross-country ski bindings and the importance of ski binding plates.

Bicycle Doctor: Ski Swap/Sale this Weekend

October 25, 2021
Bicycle Doctor is hosting their annual Ski Swap this Saturday, Oct 30th. Drop off your old equipment this week and come find great deals on Saturday.

Pioneer Midwest: JNQ Race Service

October 23, 2021
Pioneer Midwest is offering neutral race service this winter for junior and youth athletes that do not have wax support from their local club or high school team. This waxing service is offered for both skate and classic events.

Ski Hut: Nordic Skis Buying Guide

October 20, 2021
Ski Hut has produced a series of Nordic buyer's guides -- the first one covering cross-country skis. Getting the "skinny" on Nordic skis, including the difference between fish scale and skin skis.

Madshus: New Race and Service Manager Announced

September 30, 2021
Madshus USA is excited to announce the hiring of Lina Hultin as the new Race and Service Manager. Hultin will work towards finding, developing, and retaining the most talented and influential Nordic athletes in every age category. She will also work closely with the rest of the Madshus team to develop, and execute, a club and coach program that supports the brand and its dealers throughout the country.

Finn Sisu: Blue Awning Sale

September 29, 2021
Finn Sisu's Blue Awning Sale, Oct 1-8, will include loads of samples from Bergans of Norway, Bjorn Daehlie, Auclair gloves, Mountain Khaki, Sherpa, Newline, and more. Plus 30% off all in-stock clothing and bags.

Fischer Skis Awards Portland Nordic Grant for Lighted Trails

September 24, 2021
Fischer Skis has awarded Portland Nordic as a recipient of its annual Fischer Grant program. The funding will go towards Portland Nordic’s plan to light a 2km loop at Riverside Golf Course. To celebrate the grant award, Fischer athlete and Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall will attend a celebration ceremony at Riverside Golf Course on Oct 14th.

Pioneer Midwest: Welcome Hannah Rudd

September 22, 2021
Pioneer Midwest announces a new partnership with Bridger Ski Foundation athlete and Minnesota native, Hannah Rudd. Rudd will be working with Pioneer Midwest to share stories from the racing circuit and work their service team to continue testing their grinding and ski processes around the country.

Twin Cities Fall Sales Weekend

September 13, 2021
The annual big fall sales weekend is coming up...
Sep 16-19 Pioneer Midwest - Fall sale with savings up to 60% off plus free hotbox with all ski and grind purchases.
Sep 16-19 Gear West - Annual Pig Out sale has great pricing on new ski equipment along with deals on previous season gear.
Joe's Ski Shop - Clearance deals on a wide range of equipment, including Nordic skis, boots and ski bags.

Borah Epic Makes 2021 Donation

September 13, 2021
The 2021 Borah Epic was one for the record books, attracting close to 1,000 participants. It also raised $16000 for the Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) and over $3000 for both Wisconsin and Minnesota NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association) leagues, bringing the nine-year total to over $130K.

Madshus: Kicking Off in Style

September 7, 2021
Madshus racers took top honors last weekend at the Martin Fourcade Nordic Festival in Annecy (FRA). Sturla Holm Lægreid (NOR) won the prestigious biathlon rollerski mass start event on Saturday, sharing the podium with Benedikt Doll (GER) in third place.

Out There: Winter Race Service Filling Fast

September 7, 2021
Out There ski shop has already been taking orders for their junior and elite race service and is over 60% full. If you're planning to race in top regional and national events, get your service locked in soon!

Madshus: Nine Podiums In Three Days

August 26, 2021
Madshus racers take home a slew of podiums from Toppidrettsveka, the annual summer rollerski festival in northwestern Norway, as they prepare for the Olympic season.

Rottefella Rollerski Binding Lock Issue Reported

August 19, 2021
Rottefella is urging anyone with 2020 or 2021 rollerski bindings to check the locking mechanism, as there have been reports of it not working properly. They are releasing a new lock handle, but in the meantime suggest cable ties to prevent a premature unlock.

Pioneer Midwest: Team Birkie Out West

August 12, 2021
Jeremy Hecker details the recent Team Birkie training camp out in Bozeman, MT, where the group got in some high altitude workouts along with a number of adventures.

Madshus: Road To The 2022 Olympics - Sturla Holm Lægreid

August 11, 2021
Madshus catches up with Sturla Holm Lægreid, Norway's new biathlon king as he prepares for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Salomon: Bringing Sustainability to our Events and Athletes

July 20, 2021
In Episode 4 discover Salomon’s new Sustainability commitments designed to improve the carbon footprint of events and athletes.

Pioneer Midwest: Ski Picking Time

July 2, 2021
With travel now open to several European countries, Pioneer Midwest's ski picking trips are on the calendar and approaching quickly. Place your order for hand picked skis now. And new this summer, join Matt Liebsch on a tour of several ski factories as he tours through Germany, Austria, Slovenia, and Italy - plus a chance to ski on the Dachstein glacier!

Swix Rolls Out New Tune In Podcast, First Episode: Jessie Diggins

June 24, 2021
Swix kicked off a new, year-long podcast series with Minnesota native Jessie Diggins as their first guest. Tune in the rest of the year as announcing legend Peter Graves brings you interviews with Swix athletes.

Madshus: Young, Ambitious And Seriously Fast

June 17, 2021
For the next generation of Swedish World Cup racers, the upcoming winter is well underway. Madshus looks at some of the rising stars including Edvin Anger, Måns Skoglund, Tilde Bångman, Nils Bergström, and Erik Larsson.

Pioneer Midwest: Hjul Rollerskis In-Stock

June 15, 2021
Pioneer Midwest is reporting a fresh stock of Hjul skate and classic rollerskis already mounted up and ready to go for summer rollerskiing, as well as Hjul boots, Swix rollerski poles and tips.

Ski Hut: Nordic Skis Are Here

June 9, 2021
Ski Hut is reporting a large shipment of Nordic Touring skis has arrived! With demand still very high, they are encouraging folks to consider early planning for next winter.