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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Last Saturday was rowdy! Thanks again to all the riders and volunteers for such a good time!! If you were on the course you may have noticed a man with a camera lurking in the fireweed. Jaron Mobley put together this sweet highlight video with some clips he shot of the race. ... See MoreSee Less
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Full results from the Government Peak Enduro are up! The rain held out and we had an amazing day on the trails. Big thanks to Backcountry Bike & Ski all of their support and help with this event, The Kona Bicycle Co. for the big hook up on prizes, and Bleeding Heart Brewery for satiating some thirsty mountain bikers. Racers, don't forget about your 10% discount on service with The Dirt House before November! Full Chainbreaker results coming soon. Women’s 1. Ellen Barry 12:212. Libby Kugel 12:253. Siri Parker 12:334. Amanda Butler 13:475. Grace Korn 13:596. Kaitlyn McKinley 14:117. Sue Skvorc 15:098. Allison Korn 15:25Expert 1. Joshua Lothspeich 11:102. Alec Bruno 11:113. Terje DeCovich 11:174. Wyatt Parker 11:425. Joshua Turnbow 12:176. Jeffery Susel 12:217. Kaden Rambo 12:308. Jason Anteau 12:339. Jake Seward 12:3810. Cody Zielinski 12:4311. Elic Cowan 14:13Sport1. Oliver Parker 11:372. Matt Lemons 12:063. Paul Draper 12:124. Lane Gambil 12:195. Jason Deighton 12:396. Eli Tuomi 12:547. Cristopher Williams 12:558. Connor Wood 13:189. Coleman Ahrens 13:4010. Torsten DeCovich 13:4111. Dennis Mobley 13:4812. Stephen Hauck 13:4913. Elias Beck 13:5114. Garret Armstrong 14:28 ... See MoreSee Less
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Thursday 7/28 @ 6:15pm. LAST MINUTE CRUISER RIDE!! This sunshine has been amazing let's go ride our bikes!! ... 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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