Guest Comments

This was an excellent adventure with knowledgeable guides in a relaxed atmosphere.  We saw three bears, many eagles, and the walk through the woods was deeply informative.  Had an authentic feel.
~ L. Adams

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Alaska Backcountry Outfitter
111 Second Avenue
P.O. Box 491
Haines, AK 99827
(907) 766-2876 or fax (907) 766-2844
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Owner, Dan Egolf has worked on snow gear since the ‘70s.

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Alaska Backcountry Outfitter

Camp     Climb     Hike     Fitness     Paddle     Snowsports     Skateboards     Gear & Apparel                             Avalanche Safety     Birding     Nature Gifts     Wilderness First Aid   

Located at 111 Second Ave. Haines, AK (across from the Visitor Center)

Alaska Backcountry Outfitter is well stocked with adventure gear and supplies for all seasons.  We’re open year-round to serve those who enjoy outdoor activities. Headquarters for items you'll need during the annual Bike Race, Beer Festival, Bald Eagle Festival, or Big Air Contest.  If you’re in town for an extended raft trip, climbing expedition, extreme-mountain riding, or snowmobiling, stop in and get what you need.  Our helpful staff and knowledgeable technical crew can assist with selecting and maintaining your gear.

The Store

The store also offers items from local artists including zipper-pulls, pins, t-shirts, note cards, and fine art.  We stock wildlife viewing optics, bird & plant identification books, and topo maps.  Some of our popular items include Haines Brewing Company, Ray Troll, and Alaska Chilkoot Bear Foundation t-shirts and hats.  If you're a runner, dancer, enjoy yoga, or walking we have footwear and clothing to keep you comfortable. 



Rentals & Service

Our rentals include AT & cross-country skis, boots, poles, snowboards, and snowshoes.  During the summer, we have sea kayaks available.  Throughout the year, the tech shop is open for repairs & maintenance.










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