Best of

the Twin Cities

Best Outdoors Store

Midwest Mountaineering

This Cedar-Riverside outlet hawks all manner of toys for any terrain and climate — urban biking, ice skating, climbing, canoeing, mushroom hunting. Its owners care about your next great adventure, and about helping you track down the exact equipment you need, not what will line their pockets. Equipment and clothes are carefully selected for durability and style, which is reflected in the prices. There’s a bouldering gym in the basement that’s rather challenging, and completely free to use. No pretense, no airs. Just nice.

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