The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to buy something new for the outdoor lover on your list. Whether they’re braving the slopes or weathering the High Country elements, local shops are stocked to help you find the perfect gift.

Outdoor gear suppliers in the area offer clothing and equipment for anything from running to zip lining to skiing to skateboarding. Stock changes occasionally, and some outfitters have changing seasonal hours. Call the shop or visit its website to ensure that they have the perfect gift for your outdoor enthusiast.

The Mast General Store on King Street in Boone is a year-round outdoor gear outfitter, carrying brands such as Eno, Kavu, Columbia, Sherpa and Camelbak for the whole family.

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