Category Archives: Gear

Hats? Did Anyone Say Hats?

Celebrate Red Wing Nordic!  If Red Wing Nordic skiers, families or community members are interested in Red Wing Nordic hats, you can get one for about $25 from Mount Borah (608-452-4158) – just tell then you are from Red Wing … Continue reading

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Santa UPS

The big brown UPS sleigh just dropped off the Red Wing Nordic Uniforms. Give me am hour to sort them out or if you are in town stop by if you want to be an elf or pick up your … Continue reading

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Ordering Red Wing Nordic Skiwear

Begining in 2017, competitive skiers will be issued a uniform top to borrow for the season. Mount Borah accepts individual orders directly from skiers for ski suits, jackets and hats. Follow these instructions to order a Red Wing Nordic hat, team … Continue reading

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Ski Swaps

If you have grown out of your skis, boots or poles, the good news is Skinny Ski just posted a long list of ski swaps and sales .   Some Red Wing Nordic skiers have had good luck at the Minnesota Youth … Continue reading

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Cross Country Ski Clothing

Here is a great article from South Minneapolis High Schools Nordic Team blog on layering: Cross-country skiing is a highly aerobic activity that can generate a lot of body heat and more importantly moisture. Though the weather may be wet … Continue reading

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Baby it’s Cold Outside – But We’re Skiing!

It’s cold out – stay in or get out there?  We all know the answer. Here are some ideas ( modified from to get you outside and get your training in… First, prepare your mind. You can dread the cold, or you can … Continue reading

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Hats on Order

Rumors are our ski hats will be ready for us early in the new year.  Don’t they look “snazzy”?  

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What’s in Your Ski Bag?

Ski bag Checklist: ___ ski poles/boots/skis ___ gloves including an extra pair, hand warmers ___ hat, balaclava, optional ear muffs ___ layers: base layer, warming layer, vest, breathable jacket and windproof pants ___ wool socks including an extra pair ___ … Continue reading

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