When it's time to gear up for your own pirate expedition and head off to locales exotic and unknown, Summit Hut has been the place Tucsonans have gone to for a long, long time. They've got travel guides, water filters, water bottles, car racks, tents, sleeping bags and pads, backpacks, day packs, fanny packs, duffel bags, stoves, headlamps, rain gear, mosquito nets, dehydrated food, dry bags, climbing gear, knives, binoculars, maps, compasses, GPS receivers, doggie packs, outdoor toys, outdoor and travel clothing and so on. Their staff is friendly, knowledgeable and has decades of experience to draw from in giving outdoor advice. They also have a terrific online store.
2. Popular Outdoor Outfitters, No longer in business
3. Sportsman's Warehouse, 3945 W. Costco Drive, 877-4500