Meet Our Friends

Special offers from Friends of Sierra Trail Runs

Everyone on this page is making products we’ve come to rely on, from the nut butter we fuel our runs with to the IPA’s we sip while telling stories. The gear you’ll find here is what we use and absolutely depend on for running and climbing, day in and day out. You’ll recognize more than a few, and yes, they get our full endorsement. We’re giving them this page as a place to provide promotions and special discounts. Check in regularly to see what’s on offer.

Black Diamond logo

Famous for climbing and ski gear, Black Diamond is now in the trail and mountain running game with everything you need for your next mission.

Tailwind gives athletes like you easy-to-use, complete nutrition that frees you up to live in the moment and surprise yourself with what you can do. Whether you’re out for a weekend adventure, training for your first race, or climbing the podium, Tailwind has your back. It’s all you need. Really.

Use code: SIERRATRAIL15 for 15% OFF your next Tailwind order
suunto logo

Suunto is at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments used by people all over the globe. We stand for adventure. We are the trusted guide in the world of outdoor sports and adventure – for you and generations to come.

Trailbutter logo

What’s Trail Butter? Call it a blended trail mix or a spreadable bar. This delicious and (nut)ricious, calorie-dense, high fat, high protein nut butter fuels for the long haul. Enjoy functional nut butter blends like Dark Chocolate & Coffee, Maple Syrup & Sea Salt, and more. All made with real ingredients. Real food. Real energy. 1% For the Planet member and maker of ‘Butter4Good.’ 

Use code: Trail10 for 10% off your first Trail Butter order
UphillAthlete logo

Uphill Athlete is the training resource for mountain sport athletes; alpinism, mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, ski mountaineering, skimo racing, and mountain running.

Run the Alps logo

Glaciers…. cows… and no shortage of cafe au lait and croissants. Trail running in the Alps is unlike anywhere else in the world.  Run the Alps is the only company that focuses exclusively on trail running trips throughout the Alps, from Chamonix to the Dolomites. Run with experienced trail running guides or go self-guided. Find a trip that’s right for you at

Sage to Summit logo

Sharing knowledge and expertise of the Sierra, Sage to Summit is Main Street Bishop’s mountain running store, climbing gym, host of community events, and offers gear rentals.  

Mountain Rambler logo

Bishop’s favorite place to drink locally crafted beers, eat all the best things that go with beer, and meet up with friends – for a beer!

Shift Logo

We are physical therapists with a passion for playing who specialize in running rehab and performance. Whether it’s managing a recurring injury, coming back from acute trauma or simply a desire to be stronger, faster, or healthier, we understand that goals are not met overnight. 

Located in Bishop, we offer virtual and mobile services from sports massage to movement analysis and personalized training plans to address your body’s rehab or performance needs. Come and see us for a customized plan to help you shift toward moving optimally.  

Mention Sierra Trail Runs for 15% OFF your running gait analysis
Broken Arrow logo

The Broken Arrow Skyrace, presented by Salomon is a three-day, five-distance event held at world-famous Palisades Tahoe. Elite and recreational participants will have an unforgettable trail running experience “where the mountains meet the sky.”

Designed in the vein of classic European Skyraces, the Broken Arrow Skyrace represents a unique style of mountain running, with off-trail scrambling on steep terrain with massive amounts of vertical gain and loss at altitude.

Race Dates: June 16-18 , 2023. Registration opens December 5th, 9am PST


La Sportiva logo

Performance driven footwear and apparel for any outdoor pursuit. 

Great Basin logo

The Great Basin Bakery is a small, community bakery committed to producing highest quality, wholesome baked goods in a friendly and lively environment.  Their specialties include artisan breads and bagels, gourmet cookies and selected pastries.  They are also developing a breakfast and lunch menu to satisfy traditional and gourmet tastes alike.  

Pupfish Cafe logo

Pupfish Café is an avocado toast kinda place. Farm-fresh eggs, locally-sourced coffee, locally baked bread, and organic smiles. With a quiet terrace behind Spellbinder Books on Main Street Bishop, stop in for their famous waffles or grab a sandwich to pack in your pack. Open Thurs-Tues 8am-2pm. Closed Wednesdays.

Patagonia logo

Patagonia is a designer of outdoor clothing and gear for the silent sports: climbing, surfing, skiing and snowboarding, fly fishing, and trail running.

Julbo specializes in performance eyewear both for sports and casual lifestyle for on and off the trails or in and out of the mountains. They protect your eyes from UV rays (A, B, and C) and offer a wide choice of REACTIV photochromic lens, polarizing, or standard polycarbonate lenses. We like these sunglasses.

AlpsInsight logo

ALPSinsight is an inspiring resource for people seeking the highest quality mountain sport experiences in the Alps. Our content is a boutique of curated trips and ideas from industry professionals and specialists. The goal is to share our knowledge about trail running, cycling, ski touring, climbing and hiking so you can have an experience of a lifetime.

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