Specialty Sport Campus: Cross country race and touring skis (skate & Classic). Largest selection in the US. Custom FIT flex tester, wax and grinds / bikes and Service (triathlon, road, mtn) / run shoes / Alpine skis, custom boot fit, wax and grind. Performance clothing. Focus on women’s fit (equipment, clothing, programs).
1786 West Wayzata Blvd. Suite B
Long Lake, MN  55356

Gear West: JNQ Wax Service

November 27, 2023
Gear west is again offering race wax service for the Junior National Qualifier events. The first event is coming up fast, Dec 9-10th in Duluth, so get your skis in the queue!

Gear West: We Rise Women's Day, Dec 15th

November 14, 2023
Mark your calendars for Dec 15th, We Rise Rossignol Women's Day. Hosted by Gear West at the Trailhead in Minneapolis, enjoy a fun educational morning on snow for women of all abilities and all ages! Open to all abilities: Looking to learn to cross-country ski, improve on what you already know, and meet other like-minded outdoor snow-loving women.

Gear West: Ski Swap this Saturday

November 7, 2023
The Gear West Ski Swap is this Saturday morning, Nov 11th. A portion of the swap sales goes toward supporting local teams.

Gear West: Ski Fit and Wax Clinic Nov 2nd

October 30, 2023
Come out Thursday evening to Gear West for the latest info on wax products and ski fit by David Chamberlain, then stick around for a presentation on Endurance Adventures ski trips this winter.

Gear West: Pig Out Sale

September 19, 2023
Gear West's Annual Pig Out sale fires up this Friday, with deals on equipment to get you ready for this winter.

Gear West: Train Like a Pro with Alayna Sonnesyn, Sept 7th

August 31, 2023
Join four-time Birkie champion Alayna Sonnesyn next Thursday at Theodore Wirth Park for a dryland workout and presentation in partnership with Gear West and the Loppet. Bring your dryland poles and explore the trails of the 2024 World Cup races, then cool down with a Q&A session and chat about learning to ski in Minnesota, racing the World Cup, winning the Birkie four times, and everything in-between.

Gear West: Dog Days of Summer Sale

July 18, 2023
Gear West has brought a little winter to summer with their Dog Days of Summer sale, featuring a wide range of gear including skis, boots, rollerskis and more.

Gear West: Fischer Ski-Picking Trip Fast Approaching

May 29, 2023
In less than two weeks' time staff from Gear West will be heading overseas to handpick skis at the Fischer factory in Europe. If you're searching for a new favorite race ski, sign up soon to ensure that they set aside a pair for you.

Gear West: Registration Open for Summer Rollerski Clinics

May 25, 2023
For those looking to learn the basics of rollerski maintenance, safety, and technique along with ski technique drills and discussion, Gear West is hosting a series of summer rollerski clinics bimonthly through the month of June. The clinics are free to attend and are run out of the Gear West parking lot, with demos available for reservation as well.

Trail Running Shoes

While you're waiting for the snow to fly, check out our full line up of trail running shoes. We carry top brands like: Montrail, Salomon, Merrell, Asics, and New Balance.

Gear West Online Store

Looking for some new skis, a waxing iron, or maybe just some wax but don't have a local ski shop? Try our online store!

Ski Base Preparation

We've got a nice piece on ski base preparation featured on our site, with photos of Matt Fox to help illustrate some of the points.