Bristelcone Mountain Sports


781 E Valley Rd
Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 927-1492
Clothing & equipment for outdoor life.
At Bristlecone Mountain Sports we provide equipment and clothing for all manners of outdoor play. Our goal is to help your adventures out there be more fun, comfortable and safe. Based in Basalt, Colo., you will also find everyday clothing for life in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Our products and services cover:

  • Hiking
  • Climbing
  • Camping
  • Mountaineering
  • Running
  • Yoga
  • Travel
  • Skiing

    Colorado hiking is arguably the some of the best in the world and hiking is abundant in the Roaring Fork Valley watershed. Bristlecone Mountain Sports and Basalt Colorado are situated as a hub for some of the best hiking in the Aspen valley. At the confluence of the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan rivers, we are a great stopping point for clothing and supplies if your on your way the the Frying Pan Wilderness, White River National Forest, Maroon Bells National Forest, and many other wilderness areas.

    Our experienced staff can advise you on the best equipment for the trip and the best trip for days or weeks enjoying the wilderness in our back yard.

    Climbing opportunities abound in the Aspen valley. There are more faces than one can climb in an entire summer within 30 miles of our store in Basalt, Colorado. Ask our experienced staff to point you in the direction of some of the climbs with the best views and the least traffic. Visit our website for more Roaring Fork Valley climbing info.

    We offer equipment from Petzl, Black Diamond, Five Ten and LaSportiva.

    Whether you're car camping, back country camping, or base camping from our valley to places like Moab, Canyonlands, Brice and other great places in the the Rockies, we have the products and the knowledgeable staff to help you get prepared for your trip. Each car camping site nearby has it's nuances and special places. Ask our staff to help you choose when to go, what to wear, what to bring and where to camp.

    Sometimes known as alpinism, particularly in Europe. While it began as attempts to reach the highest point of unclimbed mountains, mountaineering has branched into specializations that address different aspects of the mountain and consists of three areas : rock-craft, snow-craft and skiing, depending on whether the route chosen is over rock, ice, or snow. All require experience, athletic ability, and technical knowledge to maintain safety. Two local companies (Aspen Alpine Guides and Aspen Expeditions) provide instruction and guiding services

    Trail running, path running, road running, sprinting or long distance. Bristlecone Mountain Sports can outfit you with all of the gear necessary to get you to the finish. Our staff have experience in all of the local races and trails.

    There are several yoga studios in the Aspen valley. We offer many varieties and brands of Yoga clothing and accessories.

    Many use the Roaring Fork valley as a base camp for their outdoor adventures. People who travel here tend to travel a lot in general. Wanderlust, sportslust, outdoorlust- whatever you choose to call it, it's calling you. You answer by getting out there well prepared and well informed. Let Bristlecone get you there with everything you need. At Bristlecone you will find luggage and clothing designed for travel.

    One of the best cross county trails in the valley is just west of Carbondale. Spring Gulch cross country trails are open from the last few weeks of November through the first few weeks of April.

    Call us today for more information.
  • Sun 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Products and Services

    Athletic Clothing
    Clothing Accessories
    Coats & Jackets
    Hiking Equipment & Supplies
    Men's Clothing
    Women's Clothing
    Women's Shoes

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