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The Mountain Lifestyle is the heartbeat and culture of the Chalet. You feel it within your first few steps of the shop – the feeling of excitement, comfort, history and adventure. Our passion for the lifestyle, excitement for our customers, and playful approach has led our success for nearly 50 years and made us the outdoor equipment leader in SoCo.

We have a passion for the outdoor community since 1968 by supplying:

INVOLVED IN A COMMUNITY WE LOVE

We are proud to support non-profits and organizations such as the Trails and Open Space Committee, Intemann Trail Committee, Rocky Mountain Field Institute, Colorado Avalanche Information Center, High Country Citizen’s Alliance, and many more.

SMART. QUIRKY.
READY FOR ADVENTURE.

Our Staff

Jim

Jim

Which word best describes how you feel about the outdoors?
Home

Where is your favorite place to climb?
Yosemite.

What is your favorite book?
Rock Jocks Wall Rats and Hang Dogs: Rock Climbing on the Edge of Reality

Elaine

Elaine

Which piece of gear do you refuse to replace?
My 5.10 climbing shoes

Which piece of gear can always be found in your vehicle?
Dog leash.

What is the longest time you’ve spent in the backcountry?
Does 4 years in St. Louis count?

Matt

Matt

What was your favorite vacation?
My favorite backcountry trip was one to the San Juans for 4 days of backcountry snowkiting with good friends.

What is the longest time you’ve spent in the backcountry?
I spent a year one night.

Which piece of gear can always be found in your car?
A Tenkara fly rod.

Ron

Ron

Where is your favorite place to climb?
North Cheyenne Canon Park/Mount Rainier

Which piece of gear do you refuse to replace?
Chouinard ice axe

What is your favorite book?
Green Eggs and Ham

Jane

Jane

How long have you been at the Chalet?
Since 1995

What word best describes how you feel about the outdoors?
Inspirational.

Which was your favorite vacation?
Rafting the Grand Canyon.

Shane

Shane

What’s your favorite non-outdoor activity?
Is there such a thing?

Do you have any unique talents?
I am a percussionist

What is the best advice you’ve received for outdoor adventure?
Do you have enough sunscreen…

Kate

Kate

What’s your favorite non-outdoor activity?
Yoga and crafting.

Do you have any unique talents?
Karaoke and talking to animals. Although they never talk back.

Do you have any cool scars?
From all the knife fights I’ve been in.

Tabitha

Tabitha

How long have you been at the Chalet?
Since June 6, 1994.  I love working here!

What is your favorite non-outdoor activity?
I love to do paper crafts, make cards, watercolor and take pictures. Some of these hobbies overlap with my outdoor activities though.

Do you have any cool scars?
No, unless you can count a dislocated ankle from training for my black belt in karate a scar?

Eliza

Eliza

Which piece of gear do you refuse to replace?
My Scarpa T1 telemark boots.

What was your favorite vacation?
A month pack rafting through Gates of the Arctic National Park was pretty hard to beat.

Do you have any unique talents?
I just learned how to solve a 5×5 Rubik’s cube!

Bill

Bill

Where was your favorite place to climb?
Ellingwoood Arete on Crestone Needle – Cotopaxi in Ecuador – Huyna Potosi in Bolivia – Elbrus in Russia – Mt Hood in Oregon – Mt Whitney in California

Which piece of gear do you refuse to replace?
My alpenstock from Switzerland but I would go back for another.

What was your favorite vacation?
Hiking the Milford Sound Trail and the Routeburn Trail in New Zealand.

Ellen

Ellen

What is the longest time you’ve spent in the backcountry?
21 days – Grand Canyon White Water Trip

What is your favorite non-outdoor activity?
Farming.

Who do you consider an inspirational figure in your life?
Wendell Berry

Laura

Laura

Where is your favorite place to climb?
Cathedral Ledge, New Hampshire

Which piece of gear do you refuse to replace?
My La Sportiva Mythos—I’ve had them since 2008 (they’ve been re-soled once or twice)

What was your favorite vacation?
Renting a campervan and exploring New Zealand

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