Staff Picks

The outdoor adventure and gear shops of Seattle that our team is loving this week

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Get ready for summer adventures with a little local online shopping

The weather’s warming up, and the Buy It In Seattle team is getting excited about spending more time outdoors (in socially distant ways, of course!) And, to really enjoy the warm weather, you’ve got to score the right gear. Here’s everywhere our team is shopping this week while dreaming about outdoor escapes.

Adventure Ready

Camping season has arrived, and while we’re still waiting for campgrounds to open up, Adventure Ready’s rooftop tents and unique adventure equipment will have you ready to go for any road trip when that day comes. The cool tents make it easy to camp right in your yard, too, if you can’t wait to start sleeping under the stars (and is a perfect way to test drive the setup before your first trip!)

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I #travel. A lot. But there is no place I’d rather be than the #pacificnorthwest in #spring. 😍 #JamesBaroud Evasion with #tunnelawning on our demo #toyotatacoma

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Freeman

Warmer seasons won’t mean you can go layer-free. Freeman’s locally-made, durable attire ranges from jackets, hooded coats, and boots, all designed to survive any elements you may encounter on your outdoor explorations.

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This sure helped brighten our day - Thanks @meetmeeker for the support and the awesome shot of you and your new F.C.O. Jacket!

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Urban Surf

Itching to hit the water now that summer’s around the corner? Urban Surf has everything you need, from surfing apparel and equipment to catch the waves, paddleboards to enjoy the flat waters, and kiteboards to get some air. Looking to skateboard? Urban Surf has those, too!

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Our SUP gear isn’t always the cheapest you’ll find online, but we’re proud of that. Our SUP gear will last you years and within those years will perform incredibly while maintaining its reliability, sturdiness, and value. This is what keeps our customers coming back to us. We choose companies that make quality gear that you can rely on because that’s how we trust that our customers will rely on us. So next time you’re shopping online for gear be sure to check for quality and reliability! Is it more affordable to spend more now and have something that will last years and work well or to save for the moment but end up spending more in repairs and replacements? @redpaddlecousa @aquaglide_paddle @aquaglide @mti_life_jackets #qualityoverquantity #choosewisely

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Good Weather

Good Weather is many things—a bike shop, a cafe, a bar, even a design house—making it hard to resist the crazy cool vibes. While we can’t hang out in the bar right now, shopping their bike collection is the next best thing to both support the local business and start enjoying the local outdoors.

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A recent custom build of a Gunnar Fast Lane for @jayboyzee. This bike is ready to get outside in the rain or shine.

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