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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

Hours
Mon-Sat: 10 AM – 6 PM

Blacksburg
(540) 552-6400

Salem
(540) 389-8602

Upcoming Events

Floyd Fest: Sponsoring the Outdoor Experience Tent
July 26 – July 30

 

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

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We have two Perception "High Life" Stand up Paddle/Kayaks left in stock. Come by and demo one at Middle Creek Campground. Off the Arcadia exit, interstate 81. This Saturday from 12-4. We will have dozens of different model kayaks to test out for free. Or stop by one of our locations in Salem or Blacksburg, VA to speak with our staff. We are passionate about watersports and knowlegable on getting you in the perfect kayak. ...

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Is there a kayak you've been looking at, but just aren't sure if it's the right boat for you? Or, are there a couple of kayaks you've had your eye on, but can't decide between the two? Or, maybe you've thought about trying kayaking for the first time and would like to get a feel for a boat and maybe talk to someone knowledgable who can help you choose the right boat for what you want to do?

Well, any of these are good enough reasons to come out and join us for our free boat demo at Middle Creek Campground, located near the James River, on July 22nd, from noon till 4 p.m. We will bring most of the boats we retail so all those who would like to see how the boats handle can try them out. Our expert staff will be present to answer all of your questions.The Demo will take place at the swimming pond behind the camp store. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Kayak and SUP Demo at Middle Creek Camp Ground

July 22, 2017, 12:00pm - July 22, 2017, 3:00pm

Is there a kayak you've been looking at, but just aren't sure if it's the right boat for you? Or, are there a couple of kayaks you've had your eye on, but can't decide between the two? Or, maybe you've thought about trying kayaking for the first time and would like to get a feel for a boat and maybe talk to someone knowledgable who can help you choose the right boat for what you want to do? Well, any of these are good enough reasons to come out and join us for our free boat demo at Middle Creek Campground, located near the James River, on July 22nd, from noon till 4 p.m. We will bring most of the boats we retail so all those who would like to see how the boats handle can try them out. Our expert staff will be present to answer all of your questions.The Demo will take place at the swimming pond behind the camp store. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Come by the shop to see how you can get out on the water this summer with our wide selection of kayaks and paddle boards! ...

Why do YOU paddle? #paddleforever

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Our Blacksburg location just got in a new collection of Costa Del Mar Sunglasses! Coming soon to our Salem location as well! ...

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Join us today at Parkway Brewing Company for the Float Your Boat Beer Release Party! Great beer and and your chance to win a Kayak!! See you there! ...

Float Your Boat Beer Release Party

July 1, 2017, 2:00pm - July 1, 2017, 7:30pm

Celebrate Summer with our new beer! We will be tapping this beauty at 2pm FLOAT YOUR BOAT German Pilsner malt gives this pale straw colored beer a light grainy sweetness which complements a subtle floral spiciness from Czech hops. Our Saison yeast drives the aroma, contributing notes of black pepper, pear & citrus, along with a light earthiness. This delicious and refreshing beer has a prickly carbonation that fades to a bone dry finish We hope you enjoy this taste of Summer! We are raffling off a Pescador Pro 100 Kayak from Back Country Ski & Sports Inc. Tickets are $5 and you need not be present to win. Tickets are on slae now in the Taproom.

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Discounts!

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