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2014 BEST Outdoorsy Apparel

Trail Creek Outfitters

This outdoor emporium is as huge as a big-box chain but as welcoming as a tiny local shop, thanks to the community-oriented owners and staffers who have been hand-selecting and testing for themselves top-quality running, climbing, camping and sporting apparel and footwear for 30 years (and still love to chat about your adventures and needs).

487 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA | 610-558-4006 | Website

2014 BEST Outdoorsy Apparel

Trail Creek Outfitters

487 Glen Eagle Square, Glen Mills, PA

From hiking to trail running to yoga, the selection at TCO is vast. But what will keep you coming back are the friendly, knowledgeable staff, who are more than happy to chat about their own outdoor adventures and share insider know-how to make yours unforgettable. Read more »

2012 BEST Outdoor Gear

Out There Outfitters

123 North Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA

Let owners Zeke and Tory Sieglaff get you sherpa-ready with goods from Patagonia, Horny Toad, the North Face and Merrell. Worth a trip-even if you aren’t scaling Kilimanjaro. Read more »