Mountain Travelers Hike and Ski Shop
147 US Route 4 East, Rutland, VT 05701
Our Specialties Include:
Hiking and Trail Shoes
Technical Outdoor Clothing
Alpine Touring Skiing
Backcountry / XC Skiing
Thule Car Racks
“Hiking, Paddling and ‘Bending a Knee’ since ’73″
…. this is our 38th year!
For Fall: We have a beautiful selection of ‘outdoor lifestyle ‘ clothing in by Patagonia, The North Face, and Ibex Wool of VT and we are expecting Kuhl and Black Diamond clothing coming soon. We have Salomon and Asolo Hiking boots and trail shoes, and a good selection of day packs and hydration packs, guide books and trails maps for the local area and beyond.
Closed Sunday + Monday in the Summer and Fall.
In Winter: We are specialists in Telemark Skiing. We began ‘Bending a Knee in ’73″ and it has been our passion ever since. We ‘talk Tele’ like no other shop around. We know all about “Earning Your Turns”. We can teach you all about the ‘uphill’ and the downhill on ‘freeheel’ equipment. We sell Telemark, XC, Alpine Touring/ Randonne’ Skis, Boots and Bindings, as well as Climbing Skins, trimmed to fit, for the uphill workout.
Closed Wednesdays in the Winter. (Thanksgiving until Easter)
In Summer: We offer the best flatwater kayaks in the industry, custom fit to each paddlers use, from small mountain ponds to coastal waterways. We have a Thule Rack specialist who can recommend and install a Car Rack on your vehicle to carry anything from cargo boxes, to bikes, to boats and ladders…We have Hiking and Camping Footwear and Gear, along with the Technical Outdoor Clothing by Patagonia and The North Face for all your summer adventures.
Our Fall Shop Hours (until Thanksgiving) are:
Tuesday – Friday 10:00 – 6:00
Saturday 10:00 – 5:00
Sunday + Monday CLOSED