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4 Reno Shops That Will Help You Gear Up for Springtime Adventure


You won’t find a better place to escape to the great outdoors and explore, than Reno, Nevada, and UNCOMMON Reno’s midtown location puts you right in the midst of it all. Before you make your getaway, take a look at these four local shops that will prepare you for springtime fun at Lake Tahoe and beyond. Happy adventuring!

Where Can You Find Deals on Secondhand Gear in Reno?

No matter what outings you’re looking forward to this spring, you’ll want to find the right equipment before you go. Located near downtown Reno on Wells Avenue, Gear Hut makes a perfect first stop on your spring shopping spree. This eco-friendly local favorite stocks second-hand outdoor gear for any activity, and if you can find what you need here, you’ll get a good deal, too. Hop into Gear Hut to peruse outdoor clothing and seasonal equipment on consignment. In the spring, that includes paddleboards, inflatable rafts, lake kayaks, tents, and sleeping pads. 

Looking for a Fishing Expert in Reno?

Reno offers great fishing in Pyramid Lake and the Truckee River. If you’re hoping to hook into some trout this spring, make your way to Reno Fly Shop near the Riverwalk District for rods, reels, apparel, and flies. For beginners, they offer starter kits and guided trips to get you up and running. Fish on!

Who Has the Best Ski & Snowboard Gear for Spring Skiing?

Diehards will be hitting the mountain for a while longer, so if you’re looking to do some spring skiing, head to BOBOS Ski Board & Patio on the south side of town, near Reno-Tahoe International Airport. You’ll find any cold weather gear you need, plus skis, snowboards, and boots if you’re ready for an upgrade. 

Ready to Show Your Colors?

Show your support for the University of Nevada, Reno by gearing up at Silver and Blue Outfitters near campus. Go Wolf Pack!

With university athletics, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, and great eating nearby, UNCOMMON Reno places you in a prime spot to enjoy the best that this cool town has to offer. Visit our Neighborhood page to discover more of what’s waiting for you here.


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