Looking for just the right lightweight rain jacket or backpack for that next outdoor adventure? Here are a few places that are primed to get you outdoor excursion-ready:
HIGH COUNTRY OUTFITTERS
It doesn’t matter what type of trip or adventure you’re headed on, the chances are someone at High Country Outfitters has been there or wants to go. “We’ve explored the world and tried everything once,” says general manager John Sloan. “And we love to chat with you about it, share some tips, and show you the most comfortable gear for your adventure.”
FALL FAVORITE: Major Carly Boot by Sorel. “This shoe is a perfect example that we’re not all function at High Country,” Sloan says. “It’s great for women that live the adventure, but need to class it up every now and again.” $150
High Country Outfitters
3906 Roswell Road N.E.
MOUNTAIN HIGH OUTFITTERS
Mountain High Outfitters is here to outfit you for any adventure, whether that’s hiking, tailgating, heading to the beach, paddleboarding, climbing, running, doing yoga, or fly fishing. “Our friendly and knowledgeable staff embodies a lively and passionate energy that can serve and educate our clients on all activities,” says founder and CEO Christopher Groom.
FALL FAVORITE: True Grit Men’s Frosty Tipped Pile Pullover. This pullover is a must-have for every man looking for something that is rugged— and warm and comfy. $145
Mountain High Outfitters
1248-B West Paces Ferry Road
Patagonia is a Buckhead staple when it comes to environmentally responsible outdoor clothing and travel gear. “Whether you’re sending your college student off to the New England winters or planning a trip to Austria, we can assist with your clothing needs,” says manager Leigh Bost.
FALL FAVORITE: Patagonia’s baselayer top. “Baselayers are important to consider when layering for travel, layering for winter outdoor pursuits, running or biking,” Bost says. “We carry them in our Capilene fabric or merino wool. Either way, they’ll help you stay warm and comfortable.” $39-$140 (depending on fabric)
34 E. Andrews Drive
REI Perimeter has been a leader in providing the community with quality gear and expert advice for everything outdoors for years. “We offer top-brand gear and clothing for camping, climbing, cycling, hiking and much more, including our full service bike shop and wide selection of outdoor rental equipment,” says Nicole Warren-Miller, REI Atlanta outdoor programs and outreach market coordinator.
FALL FAVORITE: Flash 22 Pack. This backpack combines an ultra-light design with bonuses like an internal sleeve to hold a hydration reservoir. $49.50
1165 Perimeter Center West