Gary Fondl

Ski Mountaineer

Teague Holmes

Ski Mountaineer

Joe Howdyshell

Pale Thunder / SkiMo Racer

Clay - Sales

Meet our ambassadors.

Family owned and operated, we have been serving Summit County since 1985.  We strive to provide the highest level of service to make sure you have  the right gear, with the right fit, for the right adventure.  We offer personalized service to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience in the mountains.  Whether you are preparing for Denali or planning to hike a 14er, we have the gear and the knowledgeable staff to get you outfitted properly for your adventure.  

We live and play in the mountains.  Our staff uses the gear we sell and  each member of our staff spends hundreds of days in the Colorado backcountry every year.  As avid users, we can offer you unparalleled expertise and make sure you have the right gear that fits your needs.

Joe Vandal

Ski Mountaineer

Meet our staff.

Future Amazing Girls 

Tim -​Shop Manager

Takoda the Noble -Shop Dog

Taylor White

Doug Bittinger


Let us help you find your way.

Grace Staberg

Ski Mountaineer

Nicolette - ​Sales

Skylar Drakos

Ski Mountaineer

Peter - ​Sales

The path less traveled begins here.

Bella, Rukus, Rufus, Homer, RB - Shop Dogs

Ellen Hollinshead

Outdoorsy Chick / Activist

Cindy Reese


Jeff Carlson

General Manager

Nikki LaRochelle

Ski Mountaineer