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Estes Park Mountain Shop

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2050 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8857
+1 970-586-6548
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Alabama tackles the Rockies

Yeah, so no sense in investing in a closet full of North Face equipment for our week trip in RMNP... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tiffany P
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lots of fun

The indoor climbing wall was lots of fun for my husband and kids. The staff was super nice and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Amy F
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We are a specialty outdoor store located in Estes Park, Colorado at the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Since 1986 we have been offering equipment, apparel, rentals and guided trips and instruction for all of our favorite activities. We offer in-season inventory as well as closeout inventory. We offer rock-climbing lessons and fly-fishing instruction. We have a huge rental department featuring camping equipment, climbing equipment, bikes, snowshoes, downhill skis, snowboards, sleds and tubes.
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2050 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8857
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yeah, so no sense in investing in a closet full of North Face equipment for our week trip in RMNP. Andrew helped us suit up and tackle a snowy hike that we will forever cherish memories from! And the rentals aren’t junky- top notch stuff,...More

Thank Tiffany P
EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Tiffany for your kind words. You are absolutely correct - there is no need to fill your closet with mountain attire you will rarely use! We have the largest rental department in the Estes Valley, and have all the gear to make your...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

The indoor climbing wall was lots of fun for my husband and kids. The staff was super nice and helpful and were very kind and encouraging with my kids, pushing them to do a little more than they thought they could, and even helped my...More

Thank Amy F
EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you Amy for the kind words and for letting us be a part of your experience in Estes Park - we are glad your family had a great experience in our climbing gym. It is always our pleasure to share in the joy of...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Went to get a jacket for the wife and walked out with a lot of great information about local hikes. Staff was awesome and very helpful. We went back later a got some more hiking supplies.More

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EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you Ted for your kind words. We appreciate you choosing the Estes Park Mountain Shop while in Estes. We are glad we could help with not only the gear, but the knowledge to make your time in the Rocky Mountains memorable. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went looking for some hiking boots. Success! Great selection. Lots of clothes for adults and children. Styles galore. Rentals for cold and warm weather sports. Great, helpful staff. I will return.More

Thank Maggie W
EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you Maggie for your kind words, and we are glad you were successful in finding a new pair of hiking boots while here. We appreciate you letting us be a part of your Estes Park experience, and we look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We wanted to go on a hike in the area, but not being experienced wanted a guide. Walked in to Estes Park Mountain Shop to be met by Mike, who gave us the options and offered to take us the next day. I can't remember...More

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EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for the kind words - we are so glad you had a great time hiking with Mike. We are fortunate to have highly knowledgeable guides and are thrilled you were able to experience the Rocky Mountains with one of the best! Again, thank...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were pretty high-maintenance for this outfitter, constantly changing our minds between hiking, fly fishing and they days & times. Honestly, we were kind of a nightmare. BUT, Estes Park Mountain Shop was fantastic to us! They handled all of our vacillations and didn't charge...More

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EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words, and for letting us help make your vacation extra special. It was our pleasure to help you have the best possible experience, and we are thrilled you had a great time on the water with Brian. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Thank you Mitch for getting me to the summit. You were patient and never asked me to exceed my capabilities. We were dealt a few bad cards; rain, fog, ice and believe it or not thunder snow but we prevailed. Of course, the sun came...More

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EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for trusting Estes Park Mountain Shop as your guide up Longs Peak - it is always a pleasure to help our clients succeed in summiting this majestic 14er. We are glad you were able to push through the weather and conditions to get...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've been in the Mountain Shop many dozens of times over the years. If we come up to Estes and discover we've forgotten a piece of gear or article of outdoor wear, we come here first. The Mountain Shop has an excellent selection of high...More

Thank Paul B
EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and repeat business - we truly appreciate your continued support! We work hard to consistently bring in new gear and apparel at great prices, including in our Bargain Basement where you can find amazing steals and deals....More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

My husband and I booked a half day fly fishing trip while staying in Estes Park. Our guide, Bryan, was the BEST. We not only caught fish, but he really taught us the mechanics of fly fishing. Book it... You will not be disappointed.More

1  Thank DMcG_11
EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for the kind endorsement - we are so glad you had the great time on the water with Bryan! We appreciate you letting us be a part of your Estes Park experience, and letting us share our passion for outdoor pursuits and pastimes....More

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the Mountain Shop to acquire some missing clothing I failed to pack. Not happy to shop on vacation. The shop carried exactly what needed. Very helpful and friendly. Great selection of gear for having fun in the mountains. Their location is perfect for shopping...More

Thank MWane
EPMountainShop, Manager at Estes Park Mountain Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words and for giving stopping by while on vacation - we're sorry that you were missing some items when you arrived in Estes, but we are glad we could get you what you needed without too much hassle....More

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