Alaska Backcountry Outfitter Store

Camp * Climb * Hike * Paddle * Snowsports * Gear & Apparel * Avalanche Safety * Wilderness First Aid * Nature Gifts

Located at 111 Second Ave. & Willard Haines, AK (across from the Visitor Center and Sarah J's food cart)

Alaska Backcountry Outfitter is well stocked with adventure gear and supplies for all seasons.  We’re open year-round to serve those who enjoy outdoor activities. Headquarters for items you'll need during the annual Bike Race, Beer Festival, Bald Eagle Festival, or Big Air Contest.  If you’re in town for an extended raft trip, climbing expedition, extreme-mountain riding, or snowmobiling, stop in and get what you need.  Our helpful staff and knowledgeable technical crew can assist with selecting and maintaining your gear.

The Store ~ 2021 Season, social distancing and protective masks.  Please stick to CDC and State of Alaska guidelines.

The store also offers items from local artists including zipper-pulls, pins, t-shirts, note cards, and fine art.  We stock wildlife viewing optics, bird & plant identification books, and topo maps.  Some of our popular items include Haines Brewing Company t-shirts, and Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation t-shirts and hats.  If you're a runner, dancer, enjoy yoga, or walking we have footwear and clothing to keep you comfortable. 

Rentals & Service

Our rentals include AT & cross-country skis, boots, poles, snowboards, and snowshoes.  During the summer, we have sea kayaks available.  Throughout the year, the tech shop is open for repairs & maintenance.

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Snowboards, skis, and avalanche safety gear.
Cross Country & Backcountry Skiing Gear & Rentals
Mobiles and other local art
Apparel for all seasons
Wildlife spotting equipment
Popular t-shirts and hats that support the Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation.