Gear West Cross Country Ski & Run
Welcome to Gear West Cross Country Ski & Run: North America’s largest Nordic Ski shop and supplier of running shoes, apparel and accessories. Our passion for cross country skiing stems from a strong Minnesotan spirit and has evolved into a love of all sports and sporting equipment. If you are looking for fun, fitness and athletic adventure, or just starting a new hobby, stop by and see us at our Long Lake, MN location just off West Wayzata Blvd.
The Home of Cross Country Skiing Minneapolis
Based in Northern Minnesota, we supply the widest variety of cross country ski equipment, winter sporting goods, casual wear and much more to consumers throughout the state and country.
As big as we are, we seek to serve the residents of Minnesota. In Gear West, you have a locally-trusted and nationally-recognized vendor. With two convenient locations in the greater Minneapolis area, Gear West will be your favorite supplier of cross country ski packages and winter sporting equipment. We have so much inventory that you may spend the entire day here! FYI -- we’re okay with that.
For more than 20 years, we have been invigorating the already brave Minnesotan spirit with both professional and recreational winter sporting gear. Minnesota cross country skiing is some of the best in the world and Gear West aims to supply ski equipment that encourages a sense of fun and adventure for any skill level.
Our Nordic ski selection is unmatched. In fact, we have the largest inventory of race skis in North America--and of course, the best prices for your needs as well. Our reputation as being one of the most knowledgeable and experienced ski shops in MN is a pride point for us, but we know that we are only as strong as our best employee.
That’s why every single one of our employees is a trained professional in the field of Nordic skiing. It’s their hobby. It’s their work. It’s their life. Our employees are the best available resource to match you up with the proper ski equipment. Equipment that won’t just provide comfortable riding, but keep you safe throughout the day so you can have an enjoyable experience.
Our expert employees will help you in the process of learning how to cross country ski if you’re a beginner. If you’re an expert, we are there for any ski recommendations you may need. Whether it’s endorsing certain cross country ski trails in Minnesota, picking out the right cross country ski sizing or helping you choose a cross country ski wax, Gear West will provide you with incomparable customer service and an unrivaled selection in cross country skis, waxes, boots, bindings, poles and accessories.
The Best Running Store In Minnesota
Gear West Ski and Run is also the Twin City area’s single-source location for all the running shoes, apparel and accessories you need. Whether you’re the type of person who lives for running in Minneapolis, or you just run for health, our team of fitness experts will get you what you need to cross that finish line.
It’s taken us two decades to build an outstanding reputation like the one we live up to everyday. Gear West has built a hobby into a lifestyle and serves the Minneapolis fitness community every day with products that will keep workouts more comfortable, less painful and a whole lot safer.
Huge advances in exercise science and analytical testing has allowed our team of running experts to test and report on the products we sell. Unlike most other chains and corporate sporting goods stores in Minnesota, we bring you all of the best products with the backing of scientific research by in-house professionals.
Our Gear West Run location, located in Long Lake, MN, is a locally-trusted vendor of the greater Minneapolis area in running shoes and apparel. Stop by our store on West Wayzata Blvd to browse our selection, talk to an employee and find the shoe that fits your foot like a glove.