About Us


A life outdoors is a life well-lived and we strive to exceed our customers’ expectations!


On behalf of everyone at The Ski Hut Inc. – Welcome to our family!  We believe we are the number #1 specialty sports retailer in the area and would strive to be the best in the country.  We are confident this is because our organization attracts very talented, active, and passionate people, who’ve stuck around for 20+ years!  Because we have employees who are involved in adventure activities, are health and fitness driven, living the lifestyle we sell and actively engaged in our community, the Ski Hut is a unique in our expertise of our products, activities and surrounding area's to use your gear!


Family owned and operated, The Ski Hut has been open for business non-stop on the same street corner since 1955, and we have had a second location in West Duluth for over 25 years.  This is a 3rd generation business that was started by Wesley Neustel, taken over by Scott (Potter) Neustel in 1982.  Dave Neustel will be the upcoming evolution of Ski Huts future!

Since 1955, we have been the most consistent local outdoor retail shop in Duluth, working to help customers experience the transformational power of getting outdoors.  The Ski Huts purpose has been to provide top-quality gear and apparel, expert advice, rental equipment, gear services, activity resources, and community support for our surrounding area.  

Mission Statement

The Ski Hut provides the highest quality products from the best manufacturers and has the best customer service in the outdoor industry……if you don’t believe it, please refer to the previous two paragraphs….we’ve been here a while.