If your gear is in need for a tune up - we'll be able to help out. With more than fourty years of personal experience, there is rarely a problem that our master technician can not address. And we do most of our work on site - so you'll have your gear back quickly.
Welcome to the Norseman ski and hiking shop, where we have specialized in high quality cross country ski equipment, snowshoes, and clothing for more than forty years - classic, skate, backcountry and alpine BC, ski waxes, waxing clinics for skating and classic styles, and all your cross country ski servicing (including wooden skis) as well as XC racing gear.
We also deal in highly technical hiking gear (summer and winter) - from the best quality hiking boots to some of the lightest backcountry camping gear available. We have the equipment and the expertise to help you to achieve your most demanding missions, comfortably and safely.
You may have noticed that mother nature has been toying with us lately, switching rapidly between spring and winter. One day warm and sunny and snow the next. Well if life brings you lemons, make lemonade!
If you're looking for a tent weighing about a pound per person, then the Kilo carbon two person, or the Kinetic carbon three person could be the tent for you.
Easton have been making some of the best tent poles in the world for many years now, and have now released their own tent line in the same quality that we're used to from them. I've already had one of the Kinetic Carbon tents down into the Grand Canyon & back and I can safely say that I'm duely impressed.
If you're looking for a fantastic low impact fitness alternative, or just want to keep your skiing condition over the summer - try Nordic Walking! Get out with one of Northern Europe's most popular and fun summer fitness activity.
We have an introductory (through to advanced) lesson on Saturday the 10th and 17th of May at 5:15pm and a midweek Wednesday session on the 28th at 5:30pm - perfect for everybody. Cost is just $20 per person for a 1.5hr session with an emphasis on technique.
For those of us that back country snowshoe and ski the season and conditions are still fantastic out there - particularly north of Banff.
There are a number of excellent trails worthy of your time and effort, just be sure to chose carefully - avalanche conditions are uniformly poor everywhere, and safety is paramount (check the bulletins and either carry safety gear or avoid avi terrain completely). Ask us for some ideas, or to update your safety gear.