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Arizona Businesses for the Outdoor Adventurer | Shop Local | Mountain Matron

Posted on December 6, 2016 at 12:05 AM

Arizona Businesses for the Outdoor Adventurer | Shop Local | Mountain Matron

On the heels of Small Business Saturday, a nationally recognized day to shop small businesses we want to share a few Arizona businesses specific to the outdoors. Our business owners are community members and they work hard to supply Arizona residents and visitors alike with proper gear, quality education, and unforgettable experiences. Below are a few ideas we believe will help visitors in every region of Arizona receive a first-class experience. Whether you’re new to the area, have plans for outdoor adventures, or just looking for things to do across the state we can help. 

Northern Arizona

Flagstaff Extreme Adventure – Ropes Course

An obstacle course suspended from the treetops of Flagstaff, Arizona. Recommended for ages 7+. The course schedule fills fast reservations are highly suggested.

Fort Tuthill County Park

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Telephone: 888- 259-0125

Peace Surplus – Gear Rental

Full-service Gear Shop offering the option of purchase or rental in Flagstaff, Arizona for the skier, climber, hiker, hunter, river runner, & backpacker.

14 W. Route 66

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Telephone: 928-779-4521

Grand Canyon Helicopter

Offering an unforgettable aerial view of the Grand Canyon. Tour packages vary.

Grand Canyon Airport South Rim Hwy 64

Grand Canyon AZ 86023

Telephone: 928-638-2764

Central Arizona

Arizona Hiking Shack – Gear Rental

Full-service Gear Shop centrally located in Phoenix, Arizona. Outfitting the needs of the serious hiker, backpacker, river runner, climber, caver, prospector and mountaineer.

3244 E. Thomas Rd.

Phoenix, AZ 85022

Telephone: 602-944-7723

No Snow SUP- Stand Up Paddleboards

A stand up paddleboard shop located in Mesa, Arizona offering full-service rentals, gear, and paddleboard purchase. Contact for group events.

3654 N Power Rd. Suite #104

Mesa, AZ 85215

Telephone: 480-807- 6787

Desert Belle - Private Charter across Saguaro Lake

A 90-minute, narrated cruise through Saguaro Lake to learn about the history, geography, and geology of the unforgettable Sonoran Desert.

14011 N Bush Hwy

Mesa, AZ 85215

Telephone: 480-984-2425

Southern Arizona

Summit Hut

A full-service Gear Shop for the entire family with two locations in Tucson, Arizona offering gear for hiking, climbing, camping, and backpacking.

Oro Valley Store: Oracle Rd. (520) 888-1000

Speedway Store: Speedway Blvd. (520) 325-1554

U of A Mt. Lemmon Skycenter

A Science Learning Facility atop Mt. Lemmon of Arizona offering unique telescopic views of the night’s sky at nearly 10,000ft.

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Southwest Trekking

 A Tucson Guide Service taking residents or visitors into remote areas of Southern Arizona for rock climbing.

Telephone: 520-296-9661


Arizona Hops and Vines

A small winery of Southern Arizona offering taste tours in the exceptionally unique setting of the Sonoran Desert.

3450 Highway 82

Sonoita, Arizona 85637

Telephone: 301-237-6556


Outdoor Recreation in Arizona creates $10 billion revenue yearly make sure to visit the 48th state, and see what the hype is all about.

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