May 022013


Mountain Travelers Hike and Ski Shop

147 US Route 4 East, Rutland, VT 05701




Our Specialties Include:



Thule Car Racks

Camping Equipment

Hiking and Trail Shoes

Technical Outdoor Clothing

Telemark Skiing

Alpine Touring Skiing

Backcountry / XC Skiing

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“Paddling and ‘Bending a Knee’ since ’73″

…. this is our 38th year!

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. 

In Winter: We are specialists in “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. We  talk ‘Tele’ like no other shop around. It’s our passion.

Our Spring Shop Hours are:

Monday – Tuesday    10:00 – 6:00
Wednesday    CLOSED
Thursday – Friday     10:00 – 6:00
Saturday   10:00 – 4:00
Sunday    CLOSED

We will be CLOSED for our season changeover April 13th – 27th!

 Posted by at 5:01 pm
Apr 242014

We have a huge shipment of Thule product that has just arrived!

Roof Racks for almost every model of car!

Cargo Boxes

Bike Racks

Kayak Racks

Truck Racks

Stop by or Call us today for a Quote!

 Posted by at 5:43 pm
Apr 222014


This post is a toast to our son Michael who we couldn’t be more proud of, and appreciate his love and support. He is our ‘poster boy’ for all our cool ski shots and one of the most talented telemark skiers we know. To more awesome turns next year! my fine son!

Hope you all enjoy the last month of ‘Golden Spring Corn’ at your favorite areas. Whether it’s skiing the last month at Killington, or Tuckerman’s Ravine. Be safe, have fun and have a great summer!

 Posted by at 5:25 pm
Apr 112014


We will be CLOSED …off and on for the next two weeks. April 13th – 27th ….for a Spring Vacation and to change the shop over from Winter to Summer products. Please call and leave us a message if you need to get a hold of us!

We have already received a big shipment of THULE boxes, bike and kayak racks. We can give you a quote for any vehicle and install your car rack for free with the purchase of a full rack system. some parts may need to be ordered so plan ahead a week to make sure we have everything you need!

Kayaks, and accessories, and our summer technical outdoor clothing by Patagonia and The North Face will be arriving in the first 2 weeks of May. Along with our lightweight backpacking gear, like packs, tents and sleeping bags.

We are excited to bring you the best outdoor gear and clothing for your spring and summer adventures.
This will be our 37th year bringing you the best we can find in the outdoor industry! Come see us soon!

 Posted by at 4:28 pm
Mar 162014
Ski Shots - 004

Spring is the best time for those trips West. This was taken at Squaw last April.

 Posted by at 2:24 pm