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Our ski picking trips are right around the corner this summer and we are looking forward to getting you out onto a new rocket-fast pair of skis this upcoming season! We will be traveling to each of our manufacturer’s major warehouses and sorting through thousands of skis to find the best available options to fit your needs. Whether it be a warm specific skate ski, cold weather classic ski, or anything in between; we have...

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Spring Sale We have huge discounts on all products across our website and in-store starting today, March 16th! Online prices are already updated so there is no need for a discount code. Pricing on all of these products is laid out below: 40% off Clothing 20% off Skis 20% off Boots 20%off Bindings 20% off Poles 20% off Wax and Tools Stone Grinding Special After a long season of skiing,  your ski bases have been...

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Black Friday Sales Live! Shop online starting today for 15% off storewide! Use code: BLACKFRIDAY15 at checkout. Clearance and closeout products are excluded from the sale. Offer ends at 12:00am CST on Sunday, November 29th.   In an effort to reduce in-person shopping, and offer everyone a safe customer experience we are opening up our Black Friday sale online starting today through Sunday. The in-store sale will not begin until Friday, November 25th and will...

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Watch Matt Liebsch talk about picking skis before his 2018 trip to Europe. Skis are all different, even within a pair there are differences since skis are made in single quantities, one at a time. The manufacturing process to produce a ski is still variable and the materials can change. The core of most skis are made of wood, foam and laminates and there is variability in the material. In addition, variability is introduced by...

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Don’t Forget, this WEEKEND (Sept 11th to Sept 13th) Huge savings on this year’s and previous year’s XC ski gear and apparel, up to 60% off retail.  HOURS…  >Friday 10am-5pm >Saturday 10am-4pm >Sunday 11am-4pm XC Clothing: All last year apparel 40-50% off. 2020/2021 XC Service Sale: FREE hotbox with all ski and grind purchases this weekend. Also, check out our grinds XC Ski Poles: All ski poles are 20-60% off. Shop: HERE Save at least 10-20% on all new incoming...

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Our treadmill is a custom built treadmill from Tuff Tread based out of Texas. It is capable of reaching 25 mph and a 30% grade. Our goal behind bringing this treadmill into Pioneer Midwest is to give our customers yet another way to help improve their performance and results. We are hoping to become a full service ski shop that offers not only the best equipment and ski services, but also the best training services...

Jeremy Hecker has been hired at Pioneer Midwest as the fulltime race service manager. Hecker was most recently employed as the head Nordic ski coach as the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. “Jeremy brings a wealth of Nordic experience and knowledge to our team at Pioneer,” said Matt Liebsch, co-owner at Pioneer Midwest. “He has waxed on the world cup circuit and was my personal wax tech when I last raced on that circuit in...

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We want to extend a big thank you to everyone that has continued to support our small business during this time, the Minnesota Stay at Home Order has now been now extended until May 4th in order to slow the spread. This means that our physical location will remain closed until May 4th in order to keep our customers, employees, and our community safe. We have received a ton of community support through our recent gift card...

Ski Selection, Grinds, & Structure i. While the temperatures will climb throughout the day, the tracks and skate deck will be firmer after this week’s colder temperatures. With this in mind a medium flex ski will perform well, giving you adequate stability for the predicted track conditions. ii. Medium-fine base structures will likely work in these conditions. Following our grinding menu, for skaters the SC1 or SC2 grinds are the most likely to have success....

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Pioneer Midwest will be offering Birkie Race waxing service again for 2020. Leave your waxing kit at home and forget about the nervous worrying over snow conditions. We will spend hours and hows on snow and carefully selecting each layer of wax so you can have the fastest skis on course. Last season we had more skiers move up to the elite wave than ever before. This year the dropoff deadline is by 8pm on Tuesday,...

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Matt and Adam had a big European ski picking trip. They made stops in Norway and Austria to visit and pick skis at Madshus, Salomon, Atomic and Fischer. Check out videos of their travels in the links below. We loved having Garrott Kuzzy along for ski picking and adventures too. He lives right down the road in Innsbruck, Austria and owns info@lumiexperiences.com to put your name on the list to be first to receive the itinerary. • Pre-flight •...

Evan Pengelly Now on Staff at Pioneer Midwest Evan Pengelly has been hired at Pioneer Midwest as the fulltime race service manager. Pengelly was previously the Rossignol U.S. Race Director, a position he held for four years. “Evan’s experience with wax testing and product expertise further adds to our mission of serving customers, a top priority of our shop,” said Adam Johnson, co-owner of Pioneer Midwest. As the Rossignol race director, Pengelly conducted ski testing...

-Hjul Classic Rollerskis- The Hjul Classic Rollerski is made with a composite laminate shaft that provides excellent vibration dampening and a slight flex to simulate classic skiing on snow. Straight aluminum forks offer strength and stability when double poling and striding. The wheels are a medium/slow speed that is perfect for simulating snow speed. Both skate and classic rollerskis can be mounted with NNN or SNS bindings and adjusted based on boot size. Weight: 2380g...

Everything is 20-50% off! Jackets, Pants, Mid Layers, Base Layers –  50% off Browse Men’s Clothing Browse Women’s Clothing Browse Junior Clothing Hats, Gloves, Accessories – 40% off Browse Hats Browse Gloves Wax, Wax Tools – 20% off Browse Wax and Tools All Skis – 20-50% off Browse Skis Poles – 20% off Browse Poles All Boots – 20-50% off Browse Boots buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren...

Leave your waxing kit at home and forget about the nervous worrying over snow conditions. Let us prepare your skis for the American Birkie. We want to be your race ski technicians. All you need to do is drop your skis off by February 20th and we will prepare them for your race. This means we will worry about the weather and snow conditions and you can relax and focus on preparing for your race....

  Basic glide – $15 Wax of the day. Cleaning and waxing of the glide. Add $5 for classic ski binder. Race glide – $45 Base layers plus finish race HF wax of the day. Topcoat – $45 The good stuff. Fluoro finishing “expensive white powder” Race wax with top coat – $85 Base layer, race layer, and fluoro finishing. We also have special race day wax services for the races listed below. These are higher...

  Join Tommy Carlson and Pioneer Midwest staff for a Wax Clinic this Friday. Learn the ins and outs of kick wax, glide wax and how to best prepare your skis for the snow! We will be live-streaming the clinic for those who can’t make it. Tune in on our Facebook Page to watch. *** The next clinic will be 12/4. buy chantix online, buy ventolin inhaler buy albuterol inhaler,buy combigan online,buy chantix,buy voltaren gel online

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Job Posting: Marketing & E-Commerce Coordinator (full-time) (Press release) Pioneer Midwest is a full-service Nordic ski shop that also specializes in paddle sports. This position will coordinate and manage website content and sales, social media, Google ads, and email campaigns. Other responsibilities include occasional retail sales, customer service, and merchandise management. The work environment is informal, fun, and flexible. Nordic ski experience and knowledge is helpful but not required. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with...

(Press release) Matt Liebsch is flying to Europe THIS weekend to start hand picking Nordic (classic and skate) skis. (Click here to get on his pick list.) Skis are all different, even within a pair there are differences since skis are made in single quantities, one at a time. The manufacturing process to produce a ski is still variable and the materials can change. The guts of most skis are still made of wood and...