Back Country Ski & Sport

Outfitting, Gear, Clothing, Services, Rentals

Back Country Ski and Sport has proudly outfitted the Salem and Blacksburg, Virginia area since 1979.

From hiking, backpacking, camping, skiing, winter sports, and kayaking, our staff is unmatched in their experience and expertise. Get ready and gear up for your outdoor adventures with our friendly staff and our huge selection of equipment!


Store Info

Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sunday: Closed

Blacksburg – (540) 552-6400

Salem – (540) 389-8602


Outdoor Gear & Apparel


Visit one of our locations to see our entire inventory, compare products, and get some friendly, expert advice.

Rent your Gear from us!

Save yourself some cash and time from waiting in line by renting your gear with us.

Kayaks, boats, skis, snowboards….

Need extra time to get the gear to your adventure? Depending on the rental, we can include time for travel. Stop by or call one of our locations for details or to schedule a rental reservation.

Reservations available within 4 days of rental when you come into one our the stores – get fitted, make your payment, and you’re set!

Pricing & Details

Repairs, Maintenance, & Fitting

We repair, fit, adjust, advise, and help you maintain your outdoor gear and sporting goods

Pricing & Details

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Had a great time with our 17 competitors for the SUP race today! Thanks to all who joined us! We are ending our SUP demo early due to wind. Hope to see everyone next year! ...

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Race is on rain or shine. Right now is forecasting only a 35% chance of rain in the morning hours, cloudy with temps in the low 70's. The only weather that will cancel the race is heavy wind or thunder and lightning. We will post a weather report first thing Saturday morning.

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Oh boy, it's about time to play in the water! ...

Who's ready to race? The Smith Mt SUP Race is coming up this Saturday! Dust that race board off and lets go. Don't forget the Stand up paddle board demo after the race from 11-1. Boards from NRS, BIC and Aquaglide will be available to demo at no charge.

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Back Country is committed to high-quality gear at the best possible prices.

If you are a student or member of a local outdoor club, law enforcement, military, fire, rescue… let us know and we’ll be glad to apply a discount when you shop with us!

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Blacksburg, Virginia

3710 South Main St.
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 552-6400

3710 South Main Street

Blacksburg VA, 24060

(540) 552 -6400

Salem, Virginia

1931 Apperson Drive
Salem, VA 24153
Call us: (540) 389-8602

1931 Apperson Drive

Salem VA, 24153

(540) 389-8602