Nov 28th 2017

As some of you may know, my partner in big adventures, Kate Ellis and I will be heading up north this coming spring to an Alaskan village to coach cross-country skiing to Alaska Native kids. The non-p … read more

Include your four-legged friend when ski training!

Posted by Jan Guenther on Nov 9th 2017

Have a dog who loves to run? Do you love to cross country ski? Add skijoring to your list of fun things to do in the winter and start training now! Skijore is derived from the Norwegian word “hundekjo … read more

The Great African Shoe Delivery

Posted by Wendi Morin on Jul 17th 2017

As many people know, I went to Ethiopia in May for two amazing weeks. There were four of us, and we hauled 12 huge hockey-sized duffle bags full of the shoes you donated to Gear West, t-shirts … read more

12 Tips for Crushing Your Birkie Trail Run

Posted by Jan Guenther on Jun 27th 2017

    Caught your attention? Ok, for some maybe it's not about “crushing” it. Let's try “Tips for Finishing Your Birkie Trail Run in Fine Form … read more


Posted by Michael Stearns on Jun 26th 2017

  Gear West Alpine has been on snow for most of June! Dana Henry, Gear West’s Alpine Service Manager, just returned from Mammoth Mountain, CA where he spent several weeks with F … read more