Going Loco Trying to Find This Local: Camping & Outdoors

The monthly column “Going Loco Trying to Find This Local!” was created an effort to shed some light on how to further support the local movement.  In this column, we examine the challenges in finding particular items at locally-owned and independent businesses. We understand that we may not have hit every possible option with our recommendations, so if you know where you can get our monthly item(s) locally, please share your knowledge with us in the comments section!

Spring is in the air!  Have you been taking advantage of the gorgeous weather outside? Hopefully you've been able to indulge in your favorite outdoor activity. If not, has the lack of proper equipment been keeping you indoors? Fear not, because here you will find a list of local camping and outdoor equipment stores all over Arizona, so you can get out and enjoy this beautiful state! Make sure you take advantage now, because we all know that summer is just around the corner...

Arizona Hiking Shack
3244 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018
602-944-7723

Sole Sports Running Zone (3 locations)
6941 N Hayden Rd Ste B-4, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
480-991-2475
18583 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308
623-332-2495
1006 E Warner Rd, Tempe, AZ 85284
480-522-2475

Tufa Gear Shop (located inside the following indoor rock climbing gyms)
Phoenix Rock Gym
1353 East University Drive  Tempe, AZ 85281
480-921-8322
AZ on the Rocks
16447 N. 91st Street, Suite 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480-502-9777
Climbmax Climbing Gym
1330 West Auto Drive Tempe, AZ 85284
480-626-7755

Canyon Outfitters
2701 West State Route 89A, Sedona, Arizona 86336
928-282-8293

Mountain Sports Downtown
24 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-226-2885

Summit Hut (2 locations)
605 E. Wetmore Rd. at 1st Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
520-888-1000
5045 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85712
520-325-1554

Triple Sports
4032 N. Miller Road Ste. 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-994-1174

Flagstaff Sports Exchange
19 W Aspen Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-213-3404

Allied Surplus
4230 W. Northern Ave., Phoenix, AZ  85051
623-435-2640

Pinnacle Tents
4022 E. Greenway Rd., Suite 11-153, Phoenix, AZ 85032
877-379-8269

Babbitt's Backcountry
12 East Aspen Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-4775

LowerGear
1828 E. University Drive, Suite 1, Tempe, AZ 85281 
480-348-8917

The Hike Shack
104 N. Montezuma St, Prescott, AZ 86301
928-443-8565

Sierra Expeditions
1435 E University Dr # 101, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-968-9689

Peace Surplus
14 West Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-779-4521

Did your favorite outdoor equipment store show up on this list? What other local businesses would you recommend? Let us know in the comments section!