Welcome to Arizona Hiking Shack

You're in Arizona, You Can't Stay Out of the Sun

Sun Protective Clothing In Arizona, not being in the sun during the summer time isn't really an option. Most of us slather on our favorite sunscreen and go about our day from May to September. Sure, there are plenty of conversations on how much protection sunscreens actually provide. Some people just steering clear from what's in sunscreens, altogether...

The Shack in the Wild - Jon

Photo courtesy of Phoenix New Times Name: Jon Hometown: Tucson, Arizona Jon is "The Shack" Instructor for Desert Safety and Backpacking. Q. What is your favorite outdoor activity? A. I really enjoy camping in the middle of nowhere. The backpacking to get there isn't bad either. I also enjoy hiking, bushcraft, and survival. Q. Where is one of your favorite places to go and get away? A...

2016 Water Rescue Rendezvous

Presenting the... 15th Annual Swiftwater Rescue Rendezvous June 4th, 2016 Schedule 0630 - 0730 Volunteer Registration 0700 Team Registration Begins 0800 Safety Meeting at Registration Table 0830 Events Begin Lunch Provided Donations would be most appreciated...

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Event

We want you to come see us November 27th, 28th & 29th! On Black Friday and the rest of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, others are enticing their customers with good deals to make a profit. But what are you getting out of it besides aching feet and an empty wallet or purse? Well, we want more for you and we're going to give it to you...

El Niño is Coming!

How will El Niño affect you this year? With an epic weather event forecasted for us this year, preparation is the key to comfort. It’s never fun getting caught in the rain…well, ok, sometimes it is. And it’s even less fun being cold in the rain. There are a lot of things that can make this winter comfortable, but a clothing choice can make or break that special trip...

Phoenix Summit Challenge Pt. 2

IT'S ALMOST TIME! The PSC has been set for November 14, 2015. So what now? You've been training, now it's time to get your stuff during the Early Bag Pick Up! Early Bag pick up is mandatory, so if you're not able to attend one of the 4 dates, you'll need to make arrangements with a friend or family member. Make sure they have a print out of your registration and that's it!...

Phoenix Summit Challenge Pt 1

ARE YOU READY? The PSC has been set for November 14, 2015 with registration to begin early in August. More info on registration can be found on their Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/PhoenixSummitChallenge ). Born to enhance quality of life through promoting healthy outdoor recreation, the PSC provides a non-competitive hiking event great for all ages, abilities, and fitness levels...




Featured Rental Items

Climbing Helmet
$5 / Day
$30 / 5 Days
Therm-a-Rest BaseCamp Pad 5R
$10 / 5 Days
Carlisle Paddle
$5 / Day
Tubes for your whole party!
$5 / Day
Here at the Arizona Hiking Shack, we have you covered with all your outdoor needs. We offer a spectrum of products and resources for each recreational activity like backpacking gear, boating gear and instruction, camping gear, orienteering instruction, technical canyoneering gear and instruction, and rock climbing gear and instruction. You are not limited with brands at The Shack. We off a wide selection from top-market, leading manufactures like La Sportiva, Five Ten, Wild Country, Black Diamond, Rock Exotica, Petzl, NRS, and more.

3244 E. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85022 | 602.944.7723