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Job Listings

  • Sales Associate: Gear West (Long Lake, MN):
    We always have room for one more passionate xc ski person at Gear West in Long Lake, MN! Must have XC ski knowledge in waxing and/or ski fit understanding. Part or full time depending on experience. More information available, if interested. Please email Jan Guenther at


Skinnyski 2.0 Arrives!

December 30, 2019
After months of development (and about 10 years overdue), we roll out a brand-new website interface along with some great new features -- Skinnyski 2.0! Read all the details and give things a whirl, then let us know what you think.

CXC Annual Bike Drawing

August 30, 2019
The annual CXC Bike Drawing fundraiser benefiting Central Cross Country Skiing's Adaptive Program kicked off this week. The winner will receive a custom-designed, handcrafted, Bingham Built titanium road, cyclocross or hardtail bike frame built with wheelset and components!

RFP Updated for Trailhead Bike/Ski Service Provider

August 19, 2019
The Loppet Foundation has updated their request for proposals (RFP) for a bike/ski service provider in the Adventure space at the new Trailhead building at Theodore Wirth. Proposal submission deadline is this Friday, August 23rd.

Loppet: Seeking Adventure Center Partner

July 4, 2019
The Loppet Foundation is seeking a bike and ski service provider to partner on the Loppet's new Trailhead facility at Theodore Wirth. Unlike past RFPs, this one has the service provider doing the rentals and merchandise sales along with bike and ski sales and the customer service in The Trailhead facility. Deadline for proposals is July 26th, with a Q&A session on July 16th.

CXC Annual Awards

April 10, 2019
CXC will honor a number of individuals as part of the CXC Congress in late April. Awardees include lifetime commitment: Jack Jeffery; volunteer impact: Jim Tervo; community leader: Ted Theyerl, Chippewa Valley Nordic Ski; excellence in coaching: Kevin Brochman, Minneapolis Ski Club.