Have you ever wanted to explore more of Bellingham, but didn't know where to go or what to take with you? For those seeking to dive into the beauty that surrounds us all, Backcountry Essentials has your back!
Backcountry Essentials (BCE) is a store that caters to nature-lovers of every degree. Whether hiking, climbing, skiing, camping, kayaking, or simply exploring, there’s something for nearly anybody. If you’re searching for reliable gear to assist you in your journey, BCE offers both used and new gear. Similarly, if you’re trying to donate old gear, or simply rent gear for your future treks (rentals of skis and snowboards mainly), BCE offers these as well.
Aside from equipment, BCE offers informational classes and workshops for those wanting to learn more about a variety of topics. These topics primarily cover safety regulations such as avalanche awareness, ski tuning, and bike maintenance. They also host events that discuss adventure travel for free!
Yet, amongst their busy schedule, BCE manages to consistently involve themselves with their surrounding community. They sponsor a variety of organizations, including WWU’s Bouldering Competition and WWU’s Submarine Team. Furthermore, they always welcome those ready to inquire about the latest and greatest. This doesn’t just apply for gear either. In fact, most of the conversations within BCE involve discussing the latest information on trails and other great locations, as well as the frequent story for story recaps.
So what are you waiting for? Come see what BCE is all about! Get some honest opinions regarding gear and equipment, learn about your surroundings, sign up for some truly helpful information, and make some new friends in the process.
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