Are you adventurous? Do you love running? Are you an ultra runner? If you aren't already an ultra runner and you answered yes to the first two questions you might be training for your first ultramarathon before you know it! From training, tips, and gear, we’ve got everything you need to know so you can start your (long) ultra journey!Read More
Sep 27, 2017 8:24:21 AM
Sep 25, 2017 8:12:47 AM
Gear up for the cold and stock up on apparel from some of our top brands like The North Face, Smartwool, Arc’Teryx and more! Check out our clearance section for up to 70% on socks, jackets, shirts, and accessories for men, women, and kids! Grab what you need while supplies last. Only at Pike To Peak.Read More
Sep 21, 2017 10:02:52 AM
Just because you want to spend some quality time enjoying the outdoors doesn't mean you should sacrifice a good night's sleep too. Sleep and rest are important every day, especially if you're backpacking and camping. With the proper gear and preparation, you can have a sound sleep while sleeping under the stars, no problem! Here's everything you need to sleep comfortably in the outdoors.Read More
Sep 20, 2017 9:24:22 AM
Picture This: You’ve planned to head out to the backcountry today and the weather reports it will be a high of 65-70. You wear your favorite cotton t-shirt, pack a light jacket and set out for the trails. You start getting chilly while hiking in the shade, so you throw on your jacket and continue on your way. A half an hour has passed and you still feel cold and start to feel clammy.
Ever been there? That's because you didn't pack the right clothing! There's a certain science to packing the right layers and clothing for the backcountry, and you don't want to make that same mistake twice.Read More
Sep 18, 2017 8:36:34 AM
If you’ve ever set out for a night in the outdoors, chances are you’re aware of the different types of camping. If you haven’t, listen up, because if someone asks you to go camping you’re going to want to know what you’re getting yourself into. From developed frontcountry campgrounds to carved out backcountry campsites and even dispersed camping, we’ve camped them all and we’re here to clear things up.Read More
Sep 14, 2017 10:28:09 AM
A thru-hike is an end to end backpacking trip on a long distance trail. Although it can be fun, challenging, and eye-opening to get out on the trails for a long period of time, there are some things you should keep in mind in order to make the most of your trip. From strategies and challenges to planning, tips, and community, here’s everything you need to know about thru-hiking.Read More
Sep 13, 2017 9:19:56 AM
Backpacking is a great activity to get you in the outdoors and gives you a glimpse of independent, minimalist living and survival. While it takes time and experience to know how to backpack the right way (the way that best suits you), we have some tips to get you moving out the door for your first trip.Read More
Sep 11, 2017 9:15:41 AM
Anyone who is hiking, trekking, or hanging out several thousand feet above sea level can be stricken with altitude sickness at any given moment. From symptoms, treatments, and tips, here’s everything you need to know about altitude sickness.
Sep 7, 2017 9:04:42 AM
Let's face it, there are some things you absolutely must bring with you to survive in the backcountry. Whether you're heading out for a thru-hike, a weekend backpacking trip, or even a day hike, you're going to want to make it a habit to bring these ten essentials.
Sep 6, 2017 9:48:23 AM
Football season is finally here! What better way to celebrate than to stock up on compact tailgating gear, right here at Pike To Peak? From stoves and furniture to bags and blankets, we’ve got it all!Read More