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Re: [ft-l] Gear Stores in FL



> Help! Where can I find one! I'm in withdrawl!
> Somewhere between Orlando and Gainesville, please. :)
> -- Navigator


Navigator, here is the current gear store listing from the Florida
Backpacker's Trailplace created by folks on his list.  Hopefully you will be
able to find something near your area.


Here's the list:

Store Name: East Coast Outdoors, Inc.
Location: 385 South US1 (Ridgewood Avenue), Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Phone Number(s): 904-672-5003, 904-672-5063
Date Submitted: Thursday, June 10, 1999 at 09:56:55


East Coast Outdoors is located just a couple of miles north of Daytona Beach
right on US 1. It is one of those rare places where the staff knows how to
properly fit a backpack (and will do so for you), where people know and
understand the Florida Trail, and where everything from Sage shirts to
various forms of tent stakes are available under one roof. In addition to
trail-related gear, they have a good supply of skiing, canoeing, kayaking,
and other gear. In short, as impressive an array of gear and skilled staff
as any outfitters anywhere, and better than most.

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Store Name: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
Location: 200 Gulf Stream Way, Dania, FL 33004
Phone Number(s): 954/929-7710
Date Submitted: Thursday, May 6, 1999 at 13:27:50



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Store Name: Olde Sarge's Ourdoor South
Location: 1102 N. 9th Ave., Pensacola, FL 32501
Phone Number(s): (850)-433-1619, (888)-345-7274
Email: info@outdoor-south.com
Date Submitted: Monday, March 1, 1999 at 17:56:34


fax: (850)-432-5453 The people at Olde Sarge's are friendly, knowledgeable,
and enthusiastic about activities and organizations in the area of west
Florida and all over the country. There is a great selection of gear in the
store, but if they don't have it they can get it for you at competitive
prices.

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Store Name: Backpacker's General
Location: 4443 Southern Blvd. , West Palm Beach, FL
Phone Number(s): (561) 689-4453
Date Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 17:55:45


(Southern Blvd at the intersection of Southern and Military Trail.) Amazing
store....Glen (the owner) has just about ANYTHING you can think of for
backpacking! His store is legendary in this area. Prices are comparable to
the catalogs when you figure in shipping and handling. Sunny in Sunny So FLA

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Store Name: Travel Country Outdoors
Location: 1101 East Highway 436 , Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Phone Number(s): Toll Free: 1.800.643.3629, In Orlando: 407.831.0777
Email: tcinfo@travelcountry.com
Date Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 15:27:55


"The Backpacking Store in the Orlando Area" - Jeff Walters

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Store Name: Brasington's Adventure Outifitters
Location: 2331 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609
Phone Number(s): 352-372-0521
Date Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 15:23:43



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Store Name: Trail & Ski
Location: 2020 W. Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL 32304
Phone Number(s): (850)576-6225
Email: trailski@tdo.infi.net
Date Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 15:18:58


They will be moving April 1st and I will send updated info. around that
time. Thanks for doing this! -- Earthworm

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Store Name: Bill Jackson, Inc.
Location: 9501 U.S. Hwy 19 N., Pinellas Park, FL
Phone Number(s): 727-576-4169 or 727-577-7380
Date Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 15:09:48


Directions: Take I-275 south to exit 15, then west to U.S. 19, then north
1.5 miles. There is a large sign by the road, but you can't see the building
until you enter the property. It is sort of hidden in the woods. If you go
past 49th street, you have gone too far. It is the last thing on the east
side of U.S. 19 BEFORE the exit ramp to 49th Street. Camping, backpacking
supplies, boots, clothing, freeze dried foodstuffs, etc. It is fun to visit
and wander around the store. They have a very large inventory. - Carl

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Store Name: Pasteur's Sport Shop
Location: 500 SW 10th Street, Ocala, FL
Phone Number(s): 352-732-6857 or 352-732-6759
Date Submitted: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 at 15:05:48



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