Backcountry Essentials

Blister Recommended Shops: Backcountry Essentials

Whether you need gear, service, or just local knowledge about how to enjoy the outdoors of Bellingham, Washington, Backcountry Essentials is our pick.

Butte & Co.

Butte & Co. in Crested Butte; Blister Recommended Shop

If you need to rent or tune gear in Crested Butte, Butte & Co. gets our highest recommendation.

Sports Page

Service is king. And with some of the best tunes in the country, Sports Page knows ski service.

Larry’s Bootfitting

Larry's Bootfitting

Larry’s Bootfitting is an institution, and Larry himself is the man. So put the two together, and you get one of the best bootfitting shops in the world.

Black Sheep Sports

Black Sheep Sports is the premier freeride shop in Munich. From an impressive selection of boutique skis, to excellent bootfitting, and Bavarian beer, Black Sheep has it all.