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: Black Friday Deals

November 27, 2019
Gear West is running their own Black Friday specials right now with big savings on race skis, Salomon ski boots and more. Get their special code and shop online!

Gear West Hosting Alayna Sonnesyn Fundraiser on Thursday

November 16, 2019
Gear West is helping sending off local star Alayna Sonnesyn as she heads out for the 2019-20 racing season with a fundraiser and silent auction event on Thursday, Nov 21st. Come out and hear Sonnesyn's Birkie story along with an update on her training, enjoy some nice food and drink, and even score something from the raffle.

Gear West: Wax Test like a World Cup Tech

November 10, 2019
Gear West will have two top World Cup support personnel in shop Thursday, Nov 14th, in Jason Cork and Chris Hecker. They will be presenting on the ins and outs of testing – a "how-to" on finding the optimal wax/ski solution.

Gear West: Rollerski Clinic Oct 26th

October 7, 2019
Join Jan Guenther and friends on Saturday, Oct 26th at Gear West for an introductory Rollerski Clinic. The clinic is free, but rentals are limited so contact the shop ASAP.

Gear Western Coming Oct 12th

October 4, 2019
Gear West's half marathon running race, the Gear Western, is set for Saturday, Oct 12th. The western theme race features long-sleeve flannel shirts to all finishers and a special hobby horse division! There's also a 5K race.

Gear West: Taking Strides Rollerski Clinic

July 15, 2019
Gear West is presenting a special evening with Birkie champ Alayna Sonnesyn, Thursday, Aug 8th at the Trailhead at Theodore Wirth. Sonnesyn will talk about transitions in her skiing career spanning many years and then afterward will give a rollerski clinic.

Gear West: Bike Fitting

May 27, 2019
In Gear West's latest blog, Jan Guenther shares her experience with triathlon bikes and fine tuning her performance with a bike fitting.

Gear West Duathlon Returns June 23rd

May 13, 2019
The popular Gear West Duathlon returns to the calendar this season, now scheduled for late June with the hopes of better spring weather, as well as adding a new shorter, Friends and Family non-competitive option.

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.