Babbitt's Backcountry Outfitters

We are a family-owned, local outdoor gear shop located in the heart of historic downtown Flagstaff. We have a knowledgeable staff to help get you set for your next adventure, no matter how big or small.

Babbitt's Backcountry Outfitters

Gear Rental

From $1 – $8 a day, we have you covered with packs, pads, tents, poles, and more!

Our Historic Building

Babbitts Backcountry has a long history with the Flagstaff community.

About the Shop

We want to be a place you trust for honest advice from people who are passionate about being outside and know the gear they are talking about.

Find Us

If you are downtown and have a chance, pop into the shop to see the original brickwork outside, original tin ceiling and sales counter inside.

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Places to Visit



Flagstaff is surrounded by great places to visit. Get your gear and supplies from Babbitt’s Backcountry Outfitters and start your adventure!


Just a short 45 minute drive from our shop. Go explore the red sandstone and experience the special vibe that makes up this place.  We’ve got tips and recommendations to make your experience fun!

Grand Canyon

This place defies words.  The light, the rocks and the beauty.  The drive is 79 miles from downtown Flagstaff.  Go explore one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World!


Lake Powell is a beautiful man-made reservoir on the Colorado River, straddling the border between Utah and Arizona. At 186 miles long and nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, Lake Powell covers an impressive amount of territory across the American West.  It is a national recreational destination of choice.

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