Camping Equipment & Hiking Gear Shop
Altrec.com is the full-service solution for all your camping equipment and hiking gear needs. Altrec.com carries a wide selection of top brands, including The North Face, Osprey, Arc'teryx, MSR, and Mountain Hardware. Altrec.com even supplies kids camping gear and offers a comparison shopping feature, camping gear reviews, and a 30-day guarantee, make shopping with Altrec.com easy and risk free.
Altrec.com offers almost everything for the backpacking, mountaineering, and camping enthusiast: tents, sleeping bags, hiking boots, backpacks, and much more. Altrec.com's selection of clothing is extensive, offering men's and women's clothing choices from The North Face, Outdoor Research, Patagonia, Mountain Hardware, and Salomon. Altrec.com also stocks a wide choice of sleeping pads from Therm-A-Rest, NRS, and Exped, multiple headlamps from Petzl and Princeton Tec, plus Nalgene bottles in a rainbow of colors.
Take a moment to browse the tent and sleeping bag departments. Altrec.com maintains a wide selection of both categories from The North Face, Mountain Hardware, Sierra Designs, and Exped. Tent choices include three-season tents, mountaineering tents, family camping tents, and bivouac sacks. If you are in the market for a two-person mountaineering tent, be sure to check out the Mountain Hardware Trango 2 Tent, one of the toughest four season shelters around. The sleeping bag selection gives adventure-seekers a wide choice of down and synthetic sleeping bags in a variety of lengths and temperature ratings, including women's sleeping bags. Altrec.com also stocks critically acclaimed gear like the perennially popular North Face Cat's Meow sleeping bag, a Backpacker Magazine 2006 Editor's Choice Gold award winner.
The hiking and trail running shoe selection fits a range of abilities and applications. Altrec.com offers a spectrum of sizes with the latest models from leading brands such as Merrell, Salomon, La Sportiva, Montrail, and The North Face. Altrec.com even offers a wide variety of socks from Bridgedale, Seal Skinz, SmartWool, and Patagonia. The popular Nike Air Zoom Tallac Pro GTX hiking boot is worthy of special notice. This versatile light hiking boot has the feel of an athletic shoe with a breathable and fully waterproof Gore-Tex® XCR® bladder for optimal comfort in wet or dry trail conditions.
The backpack department remains one of the most popular shops on the site. Altrec.com offers everything from expedition backpacks to school backpacks, climbing backpacks to hydration backpacks, and everything in between. Be sure to check out the Osprey Aether 70, a men's backpack, and the Osprey Ariel 65, a women's backpack, both designated a Best Buy in the 2006 Backpacker magazine Gear Guide.
And don't leave without reviewing the extensive camping stove and water filter choices. Stove brands include models from MSR and Jetboil, including the Jetboil GCS, MSR's innovative cooking solution for feeding multiple people in the backcountry. The water filter department features multiple choices from Mountain Safety Research and Katadyn, including the always popular Katadyn Hiker microfilter.