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Back Country Ski & Sport

Outfitting, Gear, Clothing, Services, and 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 Details

Blacksburg & Salem Hours
Mon-Sat: 10AM – 6PM
Sun: Closed

(540) 552-6400

(540) 389-8602

2018 Summer Events

Boat Demo (Salem): June 2

Floyd Fandango: June 22-24

Boat Demo (Blacksburg): June 30

New River Paddle Fishing Tournament: July 13-15

Floydfest: July 25-29

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 stores – get fitted, make your payment, and you’re all set!

Repairs, Maintenance, & Fitting

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

The latest!

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Recent Posts...

3 days ago

Back Country Ski & Sports Inc.

Like New ! This 16 foot by 24" cataraft comes with 3 custom frames ( rowing frame and 2 bench seat frames ). Great for a float down the James River or a white water adventure down the Gauley River.
Included are three carbon/fiberglass oar shafts with magnum blades, an electric inflation pump as well as a short barrel hand pump, rescue throw bag,tube repair kit, stash mesh bag, spare oar holder, and a totally reworked/rebuilt trailer fully floored for all gear. $4,500
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Honored to be presented with this award from the New River Conservancy! We are so appreciative of their work in protecting the land and water that we love. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

Back Country Ski & Sports Inc.

Well the 9th annual NRPFT has come and gone and we had a great time putting it on again. Great crowd, great attitudes and some big river small mouth were caught. Thanks to the New River Conservancy, Montgomery County Parks and Rec, and all of our awesome sponsors who came up big for a great prize bounty this year. Here are a few pics for your viewing pleasure with more on the way. Results are up on the main page: www.bcski.com ... See MoreSee Less

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

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

If you’re looking for even better deals, follow us on Facebook to get the most current information on sales events, new gear, and promotions.

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Blacksburg, Virginia

Blacksburg BCSki

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

3710 South Main Street

Blacksburg VA, 24060

(540) 552 -6400

Salem, Virginia

Salem BCSki

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

1931 Apperson Drive

Salem VA, 24153

(540) 389-8602