If you're just starting out, don't worrying about having the fastest, lightest, most high-tech gear. But if moths have started nesting in your sleeping bag, maybe it's time for a new one! In addition to the vendors below, your local Army surplus store or Craigslist can be a great place to find quality gear secondhand on a budget.
Purveyors of outdoor gear in most of the United States.
Eastern Mountain Sports
Purveyors of outdoor gear in the eastern United States.
Mountain Equipment Coop
Offering outdoor gear in Canada.
Specialists in bike camping gear.