Tahoe's Premier Mountain Bike, Ski  & Climbing Shop


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  • Bike We have a great selection of bikes for sale to match any skill level of rider and budget. We carry Yeti, Kona, Pivot, Scott, Mondraker, Transition and Redline BMX. And if you’ve got a custom build in mind, let us be your builders! We can advise you on everything from frame geometry to the best combination of parts to get exactly the ride you want. Tahoe is a mountain bikers dream, and some of the best trails are right across the street from our shop. Downieville is an hour drive, and the Tahoe Rim Trail awaits you nearby.


  • Ski, Splitboard & Snowboard We specialize in backcountry skiing (Alpine Touring and Telemark) and splitboarding. We have an excellent selection ski boots with all top brands to choose from and multiple master boot fitters on staff. Get your feet fit by someone who tours for turns like you do! Or by someone who also skis hard at the resort! Most of us do both and we understand the need for equipment that works well in both places. We cover everything from heavy duty downhill to performance backcountry touring to super light ski touring. We won’t let you leave our shop without a good fit and equipment that makes sense.


  • Climb With some of the best granite rock climbs in the world right in our backyard, don't let yourself be on the mountain without the most advanced and lightest climbing gear on the market. Weather you sport or trad climb we got the gear that will not only protect you but help you get up those crags with confidence. Donner Summit offers some world class climbs that will make you want to explore it again and again. With brands like Black Diamond, Petzl and Metolius, we have a great selection to help you find the gear that is most suitable for your climbing needs.


  • Backpacking & Camping Gear We are passionate about outdoor adventures, sometimes that means packing it all in one pack and venturing into the wilderness with nothing but the gear on your back. Let us help you find the most efficient backpack and camping gear that makes the experience one to remember. Weather you are hiking the entirety of the Pacific Crest Trail or simply doing an overnight camping trip, it is essential to pack only what you need. We have the proper gear for all of these kinds of backpacking trips. Water purifiers, freeze-dried food, sleeping bags and mats are all part of the equation. Our friendly staff does these trips too and can help you find the gear that makes the most sense for your expedition.




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The Back Country Gallery

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