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

Hours – Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 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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All Jackson Kayaks are now 15% off in both our Salem and Blacksburg locations! Come see what's available! ...

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Back Country Ski & Sports Inc. shared Roanoke Outside's event. ...

Radical Reels Film Fest & Outdoor Social

September 16, 2015, 5:00pm

Jefferson Center

Faster, steeper, higher, deeper! The most outrageous mountain sport films from the The Banff Centre will thrill and inspire you with big-screen adventures when the 39th annual Radical Reels Tour presented by National Geographic comes to Roanoke on September 16, 2015. Bike tough trails, paddle wild waters, and ski steep slopes. The Radical Reels Tour presented by National Geographic runs every spring & winter and spans North America bringing a variety of mountain sport films to a wide range of viewers from hard-core outdoor adventurers to weekend warriors. Grab your seats as we present the world’s best action films on skiing, boarding, climbing, biking, kayaking and more – all brought to life on the big screen. Watch the video trailer and RSVP at Expo is from 5-6:30 p.m. Film fest begins at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $5 donation (at the door) to Roanoke Outside Foundation, which gets you one raffle ticket for multiple giveaways that will be announced during intermission Raffle: Everyone has a chance to win great gear and food from our local partners. The raffle focus this year in on gift cards so you can get the gear you really want. Your $5 event gets you one raffle ticket. Additional raffle tickets are available onsite; $5 = 3 tickets. Choose the giveaways that interest you ... just drop your ticket(s) in the box(es) associated with giveaways you want to win. Winners announced during intermission. Misc.: Beer and wine available for purchase. A food truck will be onsite for your eating pleasure. Special Thanks to Our Sponsors: Roanoke Outside Foundation, Jefferson Center, River Rock Climbing, Walkabout Outfitter, East Coasters, Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing, RIDE Solutions, Just the Right Gear, PLAY Roanoke, and Mountain Junkies LLC.

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Please check out our friends who are doing a hike to raise awareness for a great cause! If you would like to be involved in helping out follow the link below.

Highlander Helpers Backpack Program

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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