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Bikes, Beers & Burritos

Ranch Camp was founded in 2018 by Nate Freund, Ryan Thibault, and Evan Chismark.  As friends, co-conspirators, and rabble rousers, these three found commonality among their divergent backgrounds through a shared addiction to all things mountain bike.  What started as an offhanded “what if” came to fruition through many long days and nights of planning and strategizing, all in an effort to create a trailside hub for mountain bike culture and community.  As a full service bike shop coupled with a fast casual eatery and tap room, Ranch Camp is quite literally a mountain bike base lodge. 


The team’s vision for Ranch Camp has always been about more than just selling bikes and slinging beer; the collective aim is to utilize bicycles, food, and beer as a tool through which to build community, foster relationships new and old, all while providing a trailside meeting point where all are welcome and friendships are born.  Whether you’re looking for a tuneup on your klunker, on the hunt for a custom built dream bike, or looking to top off the tank with some thoughtfully crafted food and drink, you’ll find what you need at Ranch Camp.  

On the culinary side, you’ll find a menu that’s as diverse as it is original and flavorful; Head Chef Joe Rock’s passion for the culinary arts show through in every one of his creations.  With a team of amazing chefs at his side, Joe and the crew have carved out a niche for themselves that’s unique among its peers. 

In the bike shop, you’ll find an array of bikes and components that’s as thoughtfully curated as our food and beer menus.  We’re proud to carry the best bikes in the world at Ranch Camp for both sale and demo.  You’ll find bikes from Specialized, Ibis, Yeti and more on our sales floor, as well as a demo fleet that’s unmatched in Stowe. 

Our bike service department is set up to ensure your new rig, your trusty old steed, and anything in between, is running as good as it was on the day you bought it.  With certified Fox and Rock Shox service techs, we’ve got all fo the tools and parts on hand to fully tune and customize your bike. 

Come find us at the Charlie’s trailhead next to the iconic Backyard here in beautiful Stowe.  Questions?  Give us a call or stop by, we’d love to meet you. Thanks for checking out Ranch Camp. 

-Team R.C. 

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