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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, 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.

  • For years, hard-working men and women have turned to Duluth for innovative solutions to problems they face day in and day out on the job. And now Duluth fans can find all that gear ready and waiting right in the neighborhood. Our Duluth Trading Stores boast enough space to showcase our innovative and problem-solving men's and women's workwear. Plus we’ve got ingenious tools, gadgets, organizers, apothecary and useful specialty gear you need to get the job done. So stop in today!

  • Vital Outdoors offers a wide array of the absolute best-made gear including backpacking, camping, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, cycling, kayaking, mountaineering gear , all at competitive prices. Vital Outdoors stands behind all of its products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Their employees know first-hand the importance of quality outdoor gear.

  • 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!

  • Mountainsmith in Golden is the headquarters for the Mountainsmith outdoor gear brand, housing their design, operations, sales, marketing, and customer service employees. Currently, their showroom is closed but they are open for online shopping. 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

  • Our mission at Mountain Side Gear Rental is to get people outdoors without going broke buying good gear. We want you focused on planning and plotting your outdoor adventure, while we outfit you with the industry’s best camping and backpacking gear.

    From shipping the gear to anywhere you may need it, to outfitting you in our store, Mountain Side has the gear you want.

    If we can help with route planning on a Colorado trek or get you to the campsite of your dreams we are here to help.

Outdoor Gear


  • 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 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.


Outdoor Ski Gear


  • 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. 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 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.

  • 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.


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