City of Lakes Luminary Loppet

XC Skis

Our cross country department specializes in nordic racing equipment for the performance x-c skier - Hoigaard's is renowned as the Twin Cities High School Team racing headquarters. We also stock a full range of recreational skis, boots and bindings for the casual skier and our staff is trained to handle the needs of all skiers, whatever skill level.

We carry the top names in cross country ski equipment & clothing and we will match you with the right gear for your needs. We also rent x-c equipment for the day, weekend or week. Click on Rental X-C Skis.

Our XC Ski department includes great products from brands such as Rossignol, Atomic, Madshus, Alpina, One Way, Fast Wax, Fischer, Salomon, Swix, Toko and more!


The Loppet Foundation

LoppetThe Loppet Foundation promotes and supports the cross country skiing lifestyle in the Minneapolis area, especially among inner-city youth. They host many Loppet events, including the Hoigaard's Challenge

Balance Nordic

Balance NordicBalance Nordic is a Twin Cities based cross country skiing club and team with a mission is to build a Nordic ski program that bridges healthy communities and individual well being.

Team In Training

Team in TrainingWhether you are looking to complete your first cross-country ski event this winter or compete at a high level, Team In Training (TNT) will take you there. Participants of all abilites and fitness levels enjoy this alternative season, all while raising money for a life-saving cause.

Minnesota Youth Ski League

MYSLThe MYSL provides membership and instruction to all youth without regard to race, creed, color, or athletic ability.

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