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!


  • Bent Gate Mountaineering
    Bent Gate is taking web & phone orders and customers by appointment. Please email us at or 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.
  • 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
  • Runners High
    Runners High is open to one customer/family at a time and they're also doing curbside service and free delivery! Their temporary hours are M-Sat 10-5 and Sunday 11-5. 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. They will also help develop community through their "Runners Corner", with a Skratch Slushie station located within the store and books and videos to inspire you to be your fittest self! Runners High is also dedicated to helping you achieve a long and healthy 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. Stop in today!
  • Vital Outdoors
    We are currently open with limited hours (11-5 PM) Please call the store first as we are limiting the number of customers in our store. ONLINE SALE: to thank our customers for their support is now in progress. $50% off online only. Please visit our website for online sales. 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.


  • Big Ring Cycles
    Please call ahead so we can have things ready when you arrive! Thanks to the customer who ordered Clif Bloks, she could have ordered online, but chose to support a local company! At Big Ring Cycles, we are dedicated to providing the very best in high-end bicycles and customer service. It is our goal to help our customers achieve theirs. Whether you're a seasoned road racer, you're entering your first triathlon, or you simply want to become healthier, our staff has the knowledge, experience, and expertise to help you succeed. 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
    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, contains over 39,000 products from over 600 manufacturers. Peak Cycles also rents bicycles.
  • Pedal Pushers Cyclery
    We are asking that all customers please call ahead to schedule an appointment for service. If you have any questions, please give us a call at the shop (303) 365-2453 or contact "". We continue to check emails several times daily while the shop is open or closed. 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.


  • Golden River Sports
    Call Golden Rver Sports ahead for phone purchases (pre-packaged flies built to your specs). We are offering curbside fly-by (pun intended) and gift cards. Fly fishing guide trips are still available. Golden River Sports is a full-service kayak, SUP, fly fishing and tubing shop located two blocks north of Clear Creek on Washington Avenue (between 8th and 9th streets). Sign up for kayak lessons and rentals or fly fishing guided trips and fly-tying classes. Golden River Sports also has a full line of SUP supplies i.e. stand up paddle boards, rip boards, inflatable kayaks and tubes. At Golden River Sports you will enjoy a great selection of unique gifts, gear, clothing, and more. Golden River Sports is just minutes away from the Golden’s Whitewater Kayaking Course on 10th Street and the “Golden Mile” fishing habitat on Clear Creek. Members of the staff are all fly fishing experts, SUP and kayakers themselves and take pride in helping you with all your equipment needs.
  • 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.


  • Powder7
    Powder7 is one of the largest family-owned and operated ski shops in Colorado. Conducting most of their business via their website,, 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.
  • 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.