THE MATANUSKA VALLEY’S PREMIER BIKE & SKI HEADQUARTERS

OFFERING EXPERT SALES, SERVICE & ADVICE

Backcountry Bike and Ski is a small, locally owned, full-service shop in Palmer, Alaska. We offer a range of quality brands to fit a wide variety of budgets and sport levels. In additional to sales, rentals, tune-ups and repairs, we offer all the accessories you need to make your bike & ski experience enjoyable. Since opening our doors in 2008, the backbone of our business has been cultivating a bicycle-friendly community by supporting efforts toward trail advocacy, management and etiquette, as well as promoting safe cycling. We thrive on seeing our customers enjoy bicycling and skiing, and we love introducing new people to the sport. At Backcountry, we work hard to provide excellent customer service with a skilled sales and service staff who are quick to help and always ready to share a laugh. 

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Junior Nordic Families we have canceled the event for tonight and have rescheduled. Check your email for updates! Yay for snow!!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our beacons arrived just in time for the snow! We've got you covered for your beacon, shovel, and probe needs for all your winter activities. Check out Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center and Andy's road run reports for local snow info and avalanche forecasts. ... See MoreSee Less
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Huge thank you to Lorene and Daryl from Mat-Su Ski Club for hosting an awesome Ski 101 clinic night last night! And thank you to everyone who came out to learn. The ski club's adult lesson sign up is now live on their website, with lessons for first timers or intermediate skiers looking to work on technique. If you still need a ski setup, come on in to see us to find your perfect match. Thank you Erik Christensen - State Farm Insurance Agent for bringing pizza for everyone, and supporting our local skiers.Also, stay tuned on our page for upcoming community ski events. Ski ya out there!Adult lesson sign up -> matsuski.org/product/2023-adult-cross-country-ski-lessons/ ... See MoreSee Less
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LOCAL TRAIL RESOURCES

From road riding to hero dirt, and from paved bike trails to long backcountry treks, our slice of Alaska’s playground offers all kinds of ways for you to explore & adventure year-round. Use our trail resources to check out the best local trail organizations, map apps, and more.

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