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We will facilitate your outdoor recreational activity by providing the WHAT-HOW-WHERE…..WHAT is needed to do the activity, HOW to do the activity, and WHERE you can do it, all in a socially engaging setting. We carry top rated equipment, sold by knowledgeable staff that uses the equipment we sell themselves in their own pursuit of outdoor recreation. We have experienced instructors that love to share their passion for the outdoors, and trip guides that know our waterways and trails like the back of their hand. We are located near an abundance of recreational assets waiting to be discovered by you.

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What a winter it has been! Taught more people in 2021 than the previous 3 years combined. Between private and group lessons well over 100 people learned gliding and smiling! The last of which were out last Saturday in what can best be described as a "Blue Bird" Day. A good time was had by all. Love the enthusiasm everyone has to #trysomethingnew. Some pics of the fun can be found below. Rentals are still available but group classes are done for the year. #gearupheadout #enjoywinter #livetoski

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Last Day! You cannot find the premium brands we carry within 60 miles of Rockford. They are half off, staff tested, and staff approved! We wear the same when we are out enjoying the outdoors so you know it performs!#gearupheadout #getoutside #enjoywinter

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Memorable outdoor experiences are available during winter! Help yourself break cabin fever and enjoy the outdoors with premium apparel designed to perform when you need it most. And look good while you're at it! Save 50% on all winter apparel thru Sunday. We have kids jackets and gloves too! For more details on how you can save on winter visit https://bit.ly/3phbSgV.#gearupheadout #enjoywinter #nochildleftinside

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Local Ski Trail Update: Atwood Park is groomed for classic. Sinnissippi will not be groomed this year due to equipment obstacles. Was informed Aldeen will be groomed tomorrow. Rock Cut in great shape for classic. See below! Get out while the getting is good. Temps finally in double digits! Shaping up to be a great weekend of weather.#gearupheadout #enjoywinter #getoutside #gorockford #fischerskis

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

We had a Fireball of a good time snowshoeing at Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden first weekend in Feb. Despite single digit temps, double digit people showed up to #enjoywinter. Proving the adage that there is no such thing as bad weather, rather inappropriate clothing. Next (and likely last) group snowshoe outing is this Sunday Feb 21 from 10 - 12 at Atwood Park. Please visit http://bit.ly/35GotAX. Thanks to all that came out!#gearupheadout #getoutside #snowshoeing #gorockford

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

We ain't fraid of no cold! Had a blast teaching cross country skiing to 8 hardy people last Saturday with St. Charles Park District. Almost had too much snow! After a few laps back and forth we had a nice skied in track for gliding and smiling. And smile they did! Never seen anyone have as much fun laughing at themselves! Despite temps in single digits, everyone stayed warm and had a blast. Please post the video of the group navigating the mounds! Thanks to all that came out to #trysomethingnew. Was a pleasure meeting and skiing with all of you. Two more classes left, 2/17 and 2/20.#gearupheadout #livetoski #enjoywinter

Monday, February 15, 2021

Winter should be enjoyed, not endured. Enjoy it in style and comfort with apparel you can depend on to protect you from the elements. We use the same apparel ourselves when we Head Out to enjoy winter. Now at 50% off thru Feb 21 during our Warm Up To Winter Sale. Shop online (use code Winter50) or in store. #gearupheadout #enjoywinter #getoutside

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Getting a little cold this weekend. The layer you have next to your skin goes a long way to keeping you warm. Bundle up with quality warmth and comfort. We can personally attest to it! Mention this post at checkout thru this weekend and save 20% on any Terramar product. We have baselayers for kids too! #gearupheadout #staywarm #getoutside #iaintafraidofnocold

Friday, February 5, 2021

Nordic Trail in La Grange, WI. About 50 minutes from RKFD. Get good on your skis so you can enjoy vistas like these! Once the cold front snaps, we will try to get another group lesson. Private lessons also available.#gearupheadout #livetoski #fischerskis #enjoywinter

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Often times for winter events we have to do a snow dance so we have good conditions to Gear Up Head Out. That was NOT the case for our snowshoe hike with Forest Preserve District of Kane County last Sunday at Camp Tomo-Chi-Chi Knolls in Gilberts. The Daily Herald came out to see what all the fun was about. You can see what they wrote (and maybe see yourself in the paper!) at http://bit.ly/3azwg7x. Thanks to all that came out!#gearupheadout #getoutside #nochildleftinside

Wednesday, February 3, 2021