Closed on Sundays

After this Sunday, January 25th, we will be closed on Sundays company website.  Our store hours will be: Monday-Friday: 10-7 Saturday: 12-5 We look forward to seeing everyone out on the slopes on Sundays!...

Holiday Store Hours

Christmas Eve: 10 am – 5 pm Christmas Day: CLOSED New Year’s Eve: 10 am – 5 pm New Year’s Day: CLOSED We reopen business as usual after Christmas and New Year’s Day. Happy Holidays...
Now Open Sundays for the Winter Season!

Now Open Sundays for the Winter Season!

  Starting Sunday November 30th, and continuing until February, we will be open on Sundays from 12 pm – 5pm! Rent skis or snowboards on a Friday for your trip on Saturday. Return them Sunday- we give you 2 days of transit, so that’s a one day rental! And...

Now Hiring at our Salem Store!

  We are hiring for full-time and part-time positions at our Salem Store Location. Back Country is looking for motivated and hardworking individuals who are passionate about outdoor activities. If you’re interested in joining our great team, submit an...

Store Hours Change For Spring – Now Closed Sunday

Starting March 1st, we will be closed on Sundays until next Winter season! Our Weekday and Saturday hours remain the same. Weekdays: 10:00am – 7:00pm Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm <img class="size-medium wp-image-2575 aligncenter"...
New Store Hours During Ski Season!

New Store Hours During Ski Season!

  We are now open during the ski season on Sundays from 12 pm – 5pm! You can rent skis on Friday for your trip on Saturday and return them Sunday- we give you 2 days of transit, so that’s a one day rental! And of course, this gives you one extra day to...

BCSki.com Review | Climbing Shoes

Pat Metheny with a quick look at a few of the basic shoe differences to consider when entering the vertical world of climbing. For more information on local (indoor) climbing: Roanoke — The River Rock — www.riverrockclimbing.com New River Valley — Crimper’s Climbing —...

Take A Virtual Tour Of Our Blacksburg Location!

Our Back Country Ski and Sport location in Blacksburg VA was recently photographed for a Google Business Tour.  Take a stroll through 4 levels of outdoor gear, clothing, ski and snowboard gear, kayaks, and all the best accessories.  As our layout is ever changing with...

Review | Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses are reputed by fishermen around the globe as being the most effective sunglasses available on the market today. Join us as Stephanie Hammonds provides a general breakdown and overview of the Costa lineup from our Blacksburg location to learn...

Review | Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses are reputed by fishermen around the globe as being the most effective sunglasses available on the market today. Join us as Stephanie Hammonds provides a general breakdown and overview of the Costa lineup from our Blacksburg location to learn...
Free Demo at Rotary Park Image Gallery | 6-1-2013

Free Demo at Rotary Park Image Gallery | 6-1-2013

A HUGE thanks to everyone who stopped by and joined us at the Free Demo at Rotary Park this weekend in Salem! We had a blast as always and are already looking forward to the next one on July 6, so mark the calendar and plan to come on out and play. Who knows? You may...

Jackson Kayak Cuda 12 Review

Kayak angling enthusiast Brad Morris of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA provides a bow-to-stern summary of the useful features designed into the Jackson Kayak Cuda 12.     “The Cuda 12 is the little sibling to the Cuda 14 and our best...

Review | Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12

Nick D’Addario of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA brings us a detailed review of the Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12. Expertly designed with the soloist angler in mind, the features built in to the Manta Ray 12 are guaranteed to make everything from transport...

Review | Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12

Nick D’Addario of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA brings us a detailed review of the Native Watercraft Manta Ray 12. Expertly designed with the soloist angler in mind, the features built in to the Manta Ray 12 are guaranteed to make everything from...

Review | Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski & Sport in Salem, VA provides a detailed overview of the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120, one of the most versatile and popular sit-on-top kayaks on the planet. If you’re looking to get out and paddle or fish anything from the coast...

Review | Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski & Sport in Salem, VA provides a detailed overview of the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120, one of the most versatile and popular sit-on-top kayaks on the planet. If you’re looking to get out and paddle or fish anything from the...

Review | Wilderness Systems Ride 115

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA provides this overview of a pioneer in the world of ultra-stable SOT fishing kayaks, the Wilderness Systems Ride 115 Discover More Here. “It’s big-time stability and versatility in a small-time kayak. This new...

Review | Wilderness Systems Ride 115

Pat Metheny of Back Country Ski and Sport in Salem, VA provides this overview of a pioneer in the world of ultra-stable SOT fishing kayaks, the Wilderness Systems Ride 115. “It’s big-time stability and versatility in a small-time kayak. This new addition...