6 REASONS TO SHOP at OLE'S CROSS COUNTRY SKI SHOP
1. Try Skis on Snow
What better way to decide which skis are right for you? Try it on snow and you will know. Ole’s offers dozens of new skis for tryout. Confused by a “wall of skis” and too much techno-babble? Ski on it!
2. Top Brands
Every year Ole’s ski testers ski on the new equipment and sift through the maze of gear to bring you the brands and models offering the very best value. And every year those values seem to come from these dedicated World-Class ski companies:
Rossignol builds ski gear for the pure enjoyment of snow. Their dedication to design and affordable pricing are unbeatable.
Fischer’s Austrian ski technology dominates ski racing. Fischer skis are fast skis that live long lives.
Salomon ski boots fit many people really well. This companies products endure also.
Swix wrote the book on cross country ski waxing. They offer values in ski poles and hundreds of ski accessories. From a tube of ski wax to a pair of Star poles, we have it.
Toko prevents Swix from completely ruling the world of ski wax. Toko products come all the way from Switzerland with pride – and speed.
Added together, Ole's five ski sales and service people have over 100 years experience working on cross country skis. We are in this business because we love cross country skiing – and it shows!
Yes, cross country skis do require some maintenance to stay at their best. Even “waxless” skis are less “sticky” when they are glide waxed. We can do this service for you, or show you how to do it. This is hands-on experience you can’t get from a catalog or the net.
Stone grinding through Ole’s and direct to Rossignol’s $120,000 machine will keep your race skis up to speed.
5. Ski School
Last but not least, learning to cross country ski is fun and fascinating. Ole’s Cross Country Ski School will have you sliding along in one lesson. You will learn how to glide, turn and stop on cross country skis - very handy for weaving around big trees!
6. Ski Skating
But wait there’s more! Have you tried ski skating yet? Ice skating and cross country skiing have inbred to produce Ski Skating, a faster form of cross country skiing. If you think cross country skiing is too slow, try ski skating. Ole’s moderate terrain makes it easy to get started. We offer ski skating lessons, rentals, and sales. Ask us!