Annual AK Ski Swap set for Saturday

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The state’s largest and oldest winter outdoor gear consignment sale will take place Saturday.

The AK Ski Swap is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. at the Alaska Airlines Center.

Anyone interested in consigning gear for the swap should visit to register.

Registered gear can be dropped off Friday between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. or on the morning of the sale between 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Vendors for the event include Blue and Gold Board Shop, Powder Hound Ski Shop and others.

Along with plenty of skis and boots, snowboards, fat-tire bikes, hockey equipment and other winter outdoor gear will be traded.

“This event has been held annually for over 40 years,” UAA ski coach Anna Berecz said in a statement. “It’s a huge help to local families to keep sports like Alpine and Nordic skiing affordable.”

The swap is operated by UAA Ski Team and the Alyeska Ski Club.