The Pathfinder is a locally owned and operated outdoor equipment store in Manhattan, Kansas. We opened in 1975 and specialize in gear and clothing for bicycling, backpacking, paddling, climbing, traveling, fly fishing and other outdoor activities. We are celebrating our upcoming 40th Anniversary with special markdowns on a different product area each month. This month: selected footwear, including boots, sandals, and bike shoes.  

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    It's spring! Our spring clothing will help you adapt to the changing weather, from the cool rainy days to the warm sunny pre-summer afternoons. And sometimes those are on the same day! Welome to Kansas. 

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    Camping can mean many things to many different campers – from camping along the river on a fishing trip to Colorado to camping at Tuttle over the weekend. We specialize in lightweight, high quality gear that can double as backpacking or car camping gear.

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    Kayaking and canoeing are both great ways to enjoy the outdoors, and we are happy to support the needs of local paddlers

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    Spring cycling season has begun! We're in the middle of our annual Spring Sale (runs through April 18) and are busy in the bike shop helping bicyclists get their bikes tuned up and ready for the road or the trail. Give us a call if you want to bring your bike in, and we'll set up an appointment -- or you can just drop if off.

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    The Pathfinder is located in Downtown Manhattan, Kansas. Our distinctive green awning can be found at 304 Poyntz, just west of the Manhattan Town Center mall. 

  • Bikes and Cycling Accessories

    For over 39 years, we have been providing bicycles for adults and children in Northeast Kansas, and we have enjoyed being your bike shop for so many years. When you buy a bike at The Pathfinder, you know it is from one of the top bicycle companies in the industry.


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