All skiers will be provided with a team uniform for races (race top and bottom). 
Additional team gear is completely optional, and parents should not feel obligated to buy it for their skiers. 

Spirit Wear - CLOSED for 2019/2020 Season

Podiumwear - CLOSED for 2019/2020 Season 

  • Order directly from Podiumwear at this link and enter the password Hopkins (H must be cap.)
  • Parents/students who want to ONLY order a headband (and not a jacket) can enter the code "headband only" which will take off the $5 shipping fee. 
  • There will be a $5 shipping fee for each of the jackets.  

Ski Rental for First Year Skiers

For complete information about ski rental, including the forms, visit Ski Rental Info. The rental fee for the season is $25. All other equipment (boots, poles and appropriate clothing) must be supplied by the skier. Skiers renting booster club skis need a combi boot or skate type boot. 

A note about ski boots: Most of our skis have SNS bindings, but we are changing them over to bindings that work with either NNN and Prolink.  Visit this link for information about boots and bindings

New for 2018-19:  We will have Classic Skis to rent for second year skiers!  We will have more information on this soon.

Ski Swaps

Use the Hopkins Nordic Ski Team Swap Page to look for used equipment offered or to enter information about equipment you are selling. Please remove your item after it has sold. 

Skinny Ski provides info on local ski swaps (at

Equipment and Clothing Recommendations

Proper equipment and clothing are important in Nordic skiing. See the Nordic Handbook (using the links below) to get more information on:

Waxing Tips

Get the very best info on Nordic ski waxing technique at Swix School. Be sure to choose "English" in the top menu bar (unless your Norwegian is superior!). 

Lost & Found

Don't let this happen to you! Clearly mark all equipment and use a ski bag to protect your valuable equipment. If something goes missing post it to the Lost & Found.

Ski Shops

1786 West Wayzata Blvd, Long Lake, MN, 55356

2436 Larpenteur Ave, Lauderdale, MN 55113

5425 Excelsior Blvd, Saint Louis Park, MN

16 Shady Oak Rd S,Hopkins, MN 


8929 Penn Ave S, Bloomington, MN