The History of The Mountaineer

About The Mountaineer

The Mountaineer, located in Keene Valley, New York, the Home of the Adirondack High Peaks, is an iconic outdoor specialty store that has been a purveyor of fine mountaineering and outdoor equipment since 1975.

Our key mission is to stock unique, high quality gear for the adventuresome. Serious mountaineers, expeditionists, hikers, fly fisherman, campers, rock and ice climbers, trail runners, backcountry skiers, young and old are all welcome.  In order to provide the best service to a variety of customers, we have a highly trained and professional staff who will ensure you leave with the best products for your needs and are fully informed on how to utilize the product.

Social & Environmental Responsibility: The Mountaineer takes its role in the community seriously and strives to make a difference through volunteerism and annual benefit events such as the Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival and the Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival.  We are proud to support local schools, athletics, churches, fire departments and others throughout the year.  In addition to providing financial support to worthy local and regional causes we take great pride in volunteering for community organizations such as the Keene and Keene Valley Fire Departments, the Adirondack Community Trust, New York Ski Educational Foundation, and local athletic teams.

Map & Directions


Contact Information

Phone: (518) 576-2281
Email: [email protected]

Mailing Address:
1866 NYS Rte 73
Keene Valley, NY 12943

Store Hours

Every Day: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Holidays (closed)
Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas

What You’ll Find

* Hiking & Backpacking Gear

* Outerwear

* Casual & Outdoor Clothing (Men’s, Women’s & Kids’)

* Large Selection of Mountain Footwear

* Rock & Ice Climbing Gear

* Back Country Skiing Equipment 

* Fly Fishing & Hornbeck Boats

* Books: Mountaineering, Local, Guide Books & More

* Rentals: Bear Canisters, Snowshoes, Trekking Poles, Mountaineering Boots w/ Crampons, AT & Telemark Skis, Backcountry Touring Skis, Rock Shoes, Helmets