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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

Mon-Sat: 10 AM – 6 PM
Sun: Closed

(540) 552-6400

(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 stores – get fitted, make your payment, and you’re all 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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We have just put our rental paddle boards up for sale! They are $450 each as is. Come on by either location and check them out! Enjoy the beautiful weekend folks! ...

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Coming soon! The new YakAttack CommandStand is a track mountable stand assist bar that can be mounted on a variety of kayaks. Utilizing a crossbar the width of the CommandStand can easily be adjusted. Two of our popular RotoGrip Paddle Holders are included along with two of the new Mighty Mount Bar Clamps. Comes with a mesh storage bag. MSRP of $250.00. Shipping this October, visit a dealer near you to pre-order.

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Back Country Ski & Sports Inc. shared Jackson Kayak's post. ...

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Back Country Ski & Sports Inc. shared Green River Games's video. ...

'No Blunts Allowed' was nothing short of spectacular. The bar has been raised, the vision has grown and the fire is burning! Congrats to all who participated in what was a tight competition. Rodeo #4 is only a year away! 1st - Ally Metts (5.20) 2nd tie - Erin Savage (5.12) 2nd tie - Rowan Stuart (5.12) 1st - Pat Keller (8.125) 2nd - Hunter Cooper (7.07) 3rd - Mike Ferraro (6.99) 4th - Jake Trotter (6.91) 5th - Brad McMillan (6.89) 6th - Al Gregory (6.82) 7th - Holt Mcwirt (6.62) 8th - Toby McDermott (6.44) 9th - Corey Steele (6.42) 10th - Ty Caldwell (6.29) 11th - Dylan McKinney (6.14) 12th - Robbie Gilson (6.13) 13th - Mac Magee (5.96) 14th - Wade Harrison (5.89) 15th - Ben Drew (5.75) 16th - Andrew Hiltbrand (5.69) 17th - Andrew Oneill (5.65) 18th - Jack Singleton (5.6) 19th - Greg Gerrard (5.6) 20th - Hank Hilbert (5.1)

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Back Country Ski & Sports Inc. shared Capt. Stanman's photo. ...

Caught in very deep water off Haterras, N. C., it is called a Lancet Fish, supposed to be good eating.

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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!

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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