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.

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    Our Love Your Planet sale starts today! Now through April 26, find sale prices on products throughout the store, including over 50 bikes on discounted prices. Other highlights include all FITS socks 10% off, all Leki up to 25% off, and ladies' SmartWool lifestyle socks 10% off.  

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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 brings many opportunities to ride, from the Cabin Fever Challenge at Wamego's Tulip Festival to the annual Cycle CASA fundraiser in May. And May is Bike Month in Manhattan, bringin extra opportunities to ride throughout the month. Keep an eye on our Events page for these rides as well as weekly rides.

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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

    Our Love Your Planet sale runs April 11-26, and includes great sale prices on over 50 bicycles as well as bike clothing, accessories and other gear. We are also sharing information about how riding your bike is a great way to Love Your Planet!


Choose your own adventures! We will help you get there.

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