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Trail running shoes and running vests: Gear you need to run further

Trail running shoes and running vests: Gear you need to run further

by Chase LaCroix May 15, 2024 4 min read

Read this blog to understand what types of trail running shoes and accessories you need for running on trails in and around Durango. Durango Outdoor Exchange has used and almost-new trail running gear you can try on in the store.

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Hiking in Durango? Here’s what to pack!

Hiking in Durango? Here’s what to pack!

by Chase LaCroix May 01, 2024 3 min read

Make sure you have a great day hiking in Durango. Durango Outdoor Exchange has used gear that can make sure your hike is safe and memorable.

The Durango area has hundreds of miles of trails open to hiking, leading you everywhere from quiet in-town riverside trails to 13,000-foot peaks–all of which can be done as a day hike.

The scenery may be memorable, but make sure you are prepared before you lock your car door and hit the trail. Packing a few essentials will ensure you are safe, warm (or cool), and happy. Here’s a list of items to consider when packing to hike in Durango.

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Paddleboard buying guide | Durango Outdoor Exchange

SUP buyer’s guide

by Chase LaCroix April 15, 2024 5 min read

Paddleboards have revolutionized outdoor recreation on water. Inexpensive, small enough to put in a backpack, durable enough for expedition adventures, and all around fun, these watercraft are a mainstay on Durango’s lakes and rivers.

Is a paddleboard right for you? And what should you look for when buying one? The pros atDurango’s best outdoor store, Durango Outdoor Exchange, have plenty on hand to sell this summer and can help get you into a SUP that fits your needs.
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Backpacking gear for the San Juan Mountains | Durango Outdoor Exchange

Afoot in the San Juans: Essential gear for backpacking

by Chase LaCroix April 01, 2024 4 min read

Colorado's San Juan Mountains are top on many people’s list of backpacking destinations. With soaring jagged peaks, azure alpine lakes, hidden waterfalls, and verdant green valleys, even a single overnight can be a memorable experience.

Spending the night in the mountains can significantly elevate the experience–especially if you are well-prepared. While setting off from the parking lot and hiking into the mountains for a night or two or more can seem daunting, it doesn’t have to be. A small amount of good gear will keep you safe, warm, and comfortable.

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Ski Boots: Downhill vs. AT

Ski Boots: Downhill vs. AT

by Chase LaCroix November 03, 2020 2 min read

Thinking about trying out skiing this winter and looking for affordable ski boots? You've come to the right place! There are likely tons of ski boots on the shelves of the shop and while they all look similar, there are some distinct differences that are important when choosing the perfect boot for your new winter adventures. 
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DIY Gear Repair

DIY Gear Repair

by Chase LaCroix August 20, 2020 7 min read

DIY gear repair can seem daunting, in fact the most common issues can easily be repaired at home with the right materials and just a little bit of know-how. Many repairs can be accomplished with tools and materials that you might already have at home. 
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