These Seattle shops will get you ready for outdoor fun
The weather’s getting warm, and these local stores have everything you need for some socially distant activities
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Summer’s right around the corner, and it’s time to get (safely) outside. These local Seattle shops are the perfect place to order gear for any and every outdoor activity you’re dreaming of doing during the warm months ahead.
If you want to fly kites: Prism Kites
Enjoy the clear skies and warm sun by flying your very own sport kite from Prism Kites, the Seattle-based manufacturer of kites for all ages. From epic sport kites to kites perfect for beginners, there’s a kite for everyone (and even store boxes of kite sets you can shop here!)
If you want to adventure upwards: Mountain Hardwear
Enjoy the mountains like never before with the gear from Mountain Hardwear. From backpacking and mountaineering gear to rock climbing necessities, the downtown shop has everything you might need.
If you want to catch some fish: Emerald Water Anglers
Love to fly fish? Or just want to give it a try? Emerald Water Anglers has all the gear you need, as a fly fishing and outdoor gear shop founded by a fly fishing guide. Plus, Emerald Water Anglers has even curated outdoor adventure boxes if you’re looking for general outdoor accessories.
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If you want to start biking: Métier
Hit the pavement with a brand-new bike—or just bike gear—from local pro bike shop Métier. The shop has a small online bike outlet along with a wide selection of bike gear, accessories, and even ride snacks.
If you want to catch some waves: Urban Surf
Surfboards, kiteboards, paddleboards, you name it, Urban Surf’s got it. The local surf shop has everything you need to catch a wave, no matter your style, plus accessories like wetsuits and even skateboards.
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If you’re looking to shop secondhand: Second Gear Sports
On a budget, or not sure if you’re ready to make the big investment in brand-new gear? Go for secondhand at Second Gear Sports—and don’t worry, it’s been completely sanitized and ready for its new owner.