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

Why I Love Roller Skiing

Posted by Speedy on Jun 5th 2017

  Specificity – Roller skiing is the closest exercise to snow skiing that there is. If you want to improve your skiing, doing at least some roller skiing must be included in you … read more

8 Things people don't tell you when you start Nordic Skiing

Posted by Corey Towle on Jun 5th 2017

  As the resident newbie to Nordic skiing here at Gear West (I learned to ski in the winter of 2013) I was tasked with coming up with 8 things people don’t tell you when you sta … read more