"Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country" – Steven Wright
Reasons to Cross Country Ski
Don't hibernate! A typical Minnesota winter is 4 months long get out and enjoy it
You can head right out your backdoor or to one of our local parks with miles of groomed trails: some of which are lighted for night skiing.
Affordable exercise & entertainment.
A complete "total body" exercise that burns more calories per hour than any other sport.
Classic 'non-wax' Touring Gear
For skiers heading out their back door or across the lake to break their own trail a slightly wider "Touring" ski is recommended. We stock traditional "Positrack" or step base skis. Complete adult packages start at $374.95
Classic 'skins' Light Touring Gear
For skiers heading to one of our local parks or touring centers with groomed trails a narrower "Light Touring" ski is recommended. We feature the incredibly efficient "skins" technology which provides superior grip and glide in a broad range of temperatures and snow conditions. Complete adult packages start at $449.95 Complete Junior packages start at $249.95
Back Country Gear
For our customers with cabins "up north" or those involved in winter camping we also have metal edge Back-Country skis, boots, bindings and poles. Complete adult packages start at $499.95
Another reason to Cross Country Ski
City of Lakes Loppet & Winter Festival Minneapolis's Iconic Celebration of Winter