Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Store Manager, Ann Arbor
Growing up, my family camped. This led to me getting paid (as long as everyone survived and returned to basecamp) to guide backpacking trips through New Mexico in my college years. Upon graduating with a degree in Ultimate Frisbee I moved to Chicago and began pursuing a white-collar profession. During this time I have climbed, hiked, biked or kayaked all over this country and a few other ones to boot. You have not lived until you almost kill a flock of sheep while driving in Wales for a winter ascent of Mt. Snowdon. Smash cut (it's a long story...) to me living in Michigan after a brief sojourn to New England, with a family and going back to what I love: being in the outdoors and getting others excited about being in the outdoors.
Get to know Moosejaw, Ann Arbor
We can provide everything for your outdoor needs and, if you ask politely, we might even show you around all the great places to nap in Ann Arbor, and especially on U of M's campus. Fact: NASA has even reported that we can be seen by the naked eye from the Moon...if you squint. That's not true.
You'll find a wide variety of jackets at any of our shops including: down, ski, water-proof, GORE-TEX, insulated, and softshell. We also are the best place in Ann Arbor to buy fleece or casual jackets for that cold midnight rendezvous at the Diag during the winter. For the late Spring streak fests to the Bell Tower, we'll probably be out of stock of whatever you think you'll wear (or won't). Also, crushed pineapple is better than ringed. That's all.
For climbing shoes, we've got lace-ups and slip-ons, from La Sportiva, 5.10, Scarpa, and other badass brands. We'll get you fitted for a climbing harnesses from Black Diamond, Arc'teryx, Petzl, Metolius, or Mammut. Then we'll also show you all the other fancy stuff you can use during your early morning ascents of Burton Memorial Tower on campus. Other stuff can be used at all Ann Arbor restaurants and acupuncture clinics. I'm talking ascenders, belay devices, including the Petzl GriGri 2, ropes, slings, and protection - all kinds of stuff really. We've got like a mega ton of carabiners, both locking and non-locking, plus quickdraws. And we promise we'll teach you what all of that means so you're sure to impress all the Pretties.
We've got day packs, top loading packs, multi-day packs and ultra-light packs from Osprey, Gregory and Arcter'yx. Camp stoves and cook wear from Jetboil and MSR. Thermarest sleeping bags, ENO hammocks, and down or synthetic sleeping bags for any season in and around Ann Arbor. You also might want a tent or something. We've got some of those too from Marmot, MSR and Big Agnes. Then of course all the other extras you're going to want like headlamps, water filters, and dehydrated meals and trail bars. I just gather nuts and berries that I find along the trail, but not many people can do that.
We've got the casual stuff like Moosejaw tees and hoodies. We've got moisture-wicking base layers and mid-layers made from cotton, wool or synthetic materials. You'll also find weather-resistant and quick-drying pants and shorts. We've got different types of socks and even some underpants. Almost forgot, ladies - we also carry a nice selection of yoga pants and tops from Lole, Prana and Lucy.