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WHERE TO GET OUTDOOR GEAR IN GOLDEN

Golden’s beautiful landscapes, well-built trails, unique mesas and proximity to the foothills makes it the perfect place for outdoor recreation. Which explains why this quaint town is packed with outdoor gear shops. You’ll find the gear you need right here in Golden, no matter which recreational activity you plan to do!

HIKING & CAMPING GEAR

  • Bent Gate Mountaineering
    Bent Gate Mountaineering, a full service mountaineering shop, specializes in providing superior outdoor gear, and information with regard to rock and ice climbing, mountaineering, bouldering, trail running, telemark and randonee skiing, backpacking, hiking and general outdoor fun in Golden. Customer service is of the utmost importance.
  • Mountain Side Gear Rental
    Golden is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and what better way is there to see the Rockies than from the trail? We are a full-service outdoor store with the best map and trail food selection in the area. Mountain Side is staffed with local and Colorado recreation experts ready to answer any questions and give sage advice. Mountain Side sells and rents everything you need for a fun, safe day in our backyard. Whether it is a child carrier backpack for a day hike, snowshoes and a backpack, a cooler and camping chairs, tents and sleeping bags or a complete kit that has it all, we have what you want. Check out our website for our full inventory of rental gear and check our listings for upcoming adventures that we will be hosting.
  • Mountainsmith
    Mountainsmith in Golden, is the headquarters for the Mountainsmith outdoor gear brand, housing their design, operations, sales, marketing, and customer service employees. Visitors are welcome to come in to see their latest line of products in the showroom and try them on for size. While visitors cannot make purchases directly from the showroom, every visitor walks away with a sticker and a 20% off coupon to use on Mountainsmith.com.
  • Runners High
    Runners High, Golden's specialty running store is dedicated to developing better runners and a larger community of runners in the Golden, Arvada, Genesee and Evergreen areas. Runners High achieves this goal through group runs, sponsorship of organized runs, educational seminars and other fun, community events. Runners High is also dedicated to helping you achieve a long and healthy walking, hiking and running career through our expertise in fitting you with the proper shoe, through our experience and with our free gait analysis. They carry ONLY the best brands of running shoes and the finest running apparel and accessories to make each and every one of your runs a success. During COVID-19 restrictions, we currently require face coverings and we are able to accommodate a good number of customers while respecting the 6 foot radius of distancing. We offer both curbside pickup and free delivery as options, if you prefer to stay home or stay outside our store. Stop by today!!
  • Vital Outdoors
    Our new hours for now are 11 - 5 everyday. County & State Guidance for Entering: Masks required at all times Keep 6-foot distancing If you are experiencing fever or symptoms of respiratory illness, please do not enter the store At this time there is No public restroom available Limited number of customers in-store Thank you for your patience! NOW OPEN - 25% to 50% OFF SALE - Patagonia, Kuhl, Marmot, prAna, North Face, Chaco, Black Diamond, Big Agnes, Keen, La Sportiva and a lot more! Vital Outdoors offers a wide array of the absolute best-made gear including backpacking, camping, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, cycling, kayaking, mountaineering gear and more, all at competitive prices. Vital Outdoors stands behind all of their products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Employees know first-hand the importance of quality outdoor gear.

BIKE SHOPS

  • Big Ring Cycles
    At Big Ring Cycles, we are dedicated to providing the very best in high-end bicycles and remain open with modified business hours. We are open six days a week (closed on Wednesdays) to help maximize your weekend ride time, yet still give our amazing staff the chance to go for a long ride too. We are limiting store access to no more than 5 customers at a time. We are requesting customers use the front door, not the back so we can greet you and help you find what you need. If you need your bike serviced, please call the service department at 303.216-2000 so a majority of the work order detail can be competed before you bring your bike in. If you are stopping in to pick up a particular product, please call us ahead of time and we will have it ready and waiting for you. If you pay by credit card, we can speed you on your way all the more quickly and can even meet you curbside. 303-216-2000 At Big Ring Cycles, we believe that every customer is different, and that every customer has their own wants, needs, and requirements. We make it our priority to ensure that we provide each customer with the perfect bicycle for them. In addition, we offer professional bike fitting, bicycle maintenance and repair by our highly skilled technicians, as well as individualized coaching programs for those that want to take their training to the next level.
  • Golden Bike Shop
    Golden Bike Shop is a bike shop that sells, repairs and rents mountain, road, trail, and kids bikes. The Golden Bike Shop is a small store with a personal feel and offers a “try before you buy” program. Enjoy quick turn-around on bicycle repairs and special orders.
  • Peak Cycles/ Bikeparts.com
    Peak Cycles is open to perform bike repairs and sales. Due to Covid-19 we are not allowing any customers into the shop at this time. We have a table and bike stands in front of the shop so we can bring products and/or bikes to you outside for purchase. Our service department is also performing pick-up and drop-off of repair bikes outside. We are not allowing any bike rentals or demos until further notice. Online store is also open BikeParts.com. Peak Cycles has friendly and knowledgeable staff who understand the needs of all cyclists from the recreational rider to the most demanding racer. Full service shop: focusing on mountain bike suspension and frame overhauls, disc brake overhauls, custom wheel building, custom bike builds, BikeParts.com contains over 39,000 products from over 600 manufacturers. Peak Cycles also rents bicycles.
  • Pedal Pushers Cyclery
    Hawking fine bikes from: Scott : Kona : Ibis : Transition : Niner & Rocky Mountain. Pedal Pushers is your all around, full service shop, specializing in suspension MTB, CX and all around dirt worshippers We are the most advanced suspension service specialty source in Golden, Colorado. We love people, we love bikes,and we especially love people who love bikes. Pedal Pushers Cyclery prides itself on personalized service, customized fitting and attention from factory trained and certified technicians. Pedal Pushers Cyclery offers Rent A Bench which includes access to a complete tool bench, all shop tools and guidance from a professional mechanic. Call to schedule a time! They carry all-mountain bikes, light road bikes and bikes for kids. Pedal Pushers also offers bike rentals. They are passionate about the bikes they carry, and it's catchy.

RIVER SPORTS EQUIPMENT

  • Golden River Sports
    We are Golden's original fly fishing and paddling shop located in historic downtown. Since 2004 we have been locally owned and operated. We are just blocks away from the Golden's Clear Creek Whitewater “Playpark” Course and the “Golden Mile” fishing habitat. Our staff are all fly fishing specialists and water enthusiasts. We take GREAT pride and work very hard to help with all your equipment needs. We can help prepare you for your adventure whether you are off to some extraordinary destination or headed just down the street. We live, eat, breathe and play on the rivers and anywhere there's water! Available: Phone / email orders, curbside pickup, rentals, and limited in store retail shopping. Masks required.
  • Golden Fly Shop
    Golden Fly is a premiere fly shop with the biggest names in fly fishing! They carry top name brands like Patagonia, Fishpond, G. Loomis, Hatch, Yeti, and many more. They offer local guided trips as well as hosted trips around the world. Follow them on Instagram or Facebook for updates and special events.

SKI SHOPS

  • Powder7
    Powder7 is one of the largest family-owned and operated ski shops in Colorado. Conducting most of their business via their website, Powder7.com, they ship orders throughout the world, but since all of their inventory is housed in their Golden, Colorado location, locals are able to stop by and shop in person. Whether you shop in-store or online, Powder7 is known for providing excellent customer service and expert ski gear advice, no matter your skill level. Powder7 is one of the few local shops that sells skis and ski gear year-round, Powder7 also carries skis, bindings, boots, snowboards, helmets, goggles, jackets and much more from all the top brands in the snowsports industry. Powder7 is North America's premier online ski shop and is located on the edge of the Rocky Mountains in historic Golden, Colorado. Powder7 specializes in providing superior outdoor ski gear. Every item listed on their site is in-stock and ready to ship, allowing them to ship faster than competitors. To help us offer you the best possible gear buying experience, appointments are required for in-store shopping. Appointments can be booked here. However, if you are only picking up or dropping off gear then no appointment is necessary. Examples of this are dropping off skis to get tuned and website purchases with our in-store pickup option. Online Order Pick-Ups: You're welcome to pickup your online purchase in person. Simply select "Local Pickup" in the checkout. Please note that if you pickup your purchase, you are required to pay sales tax, regardless of your state, city, or county of residency. Everything on Powder7.com is available at our Golden shop and our team is happy to welcome you to our store. We have select items on display in our shop and our friendly, knowledgeable staff can pull any item from the attached warehouse within minutes. In store customers also benefit from our shop services such as binding mounts and binding adjustments.
  • Icelantic Skis
    It is our mission to annually provide the snow sports industry with a high-performance product that is truly different in all aspects. We invite you to expand your minds and enjoy the ride with us! Our skis are handcrafted in Colorado using the highest quality materials and are backed by a two-year warranty. Icelantic's Head Artist, Travis Parr, incorporates profound original painting into the ski's graphics, ensuring a visual experience like nothing you have ever seen. Icelantic pursues a totally unique exploration of ski design, committed to fresh concepts and constant innovation. Feel free to stop by our Headquarters and Gallery in the Sante Fe Art District in Denver. Hours are typically 9AM-5PM. Whether we are conscious of it, or not, the human brain is actively seeking the structural limits of reality. It is at these limits where reality expands beyond the realm of rationality and enters the realm of wonder. By experiencing wonder, it becomes grounded in space and time, becoming part of our reality. It is here, at this crux of science and art, that we choose to take action. We are committed to exploring the structure of wonder and delivering our results to you.