(530) 582-0909 | 11400 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161 | Open Daily 8am-6pm! [email protected]
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All the climbing gear for your Sierra adventure

Truckee has world-class granite climbing located within five miles of our store. Are you in Truckee/Tahoe to climb ? Are you on your way to Tuolumne Meadows or the East Side Sierra? Stop by our store for advice on routes or to grab the gear you have lost, forgot, or worn to shreds. Visit local 5 star climbing meccas like Lover’s Leap, Woodfords, Phantom Spires, Sugarloaf, Shirley Canyon, Big Chief, Coldstream Canyon, and more. It’s endless. Fred Becky would say “there is more good granite rock in California than the rest of the world combined”. Weather you sport or trad climb, we have the gear that will not only protect you, but help you get up those crags with confidence. Donner Summit is 2 miles up the road, offering easy access, friendly locals, and a thousands worthy climbs. We sell Black Diamond, Mammut, Sterling, La Sportiva, Camp, Petzl and Metolius.

People come to The BackCountry for EXPERT ADVICE and FRIENDLY SERVICE! We stock a wide variety of trad, sport and ice climbing gear and our staff can recommend routes and adventures in the Tahoe/Truckee area.

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We’re happy to help track down the gear you want. Email [email protected] with details about what you’re looking for.

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