Our Store & Contact Info



Second Ascent is a one of a kind outdoor retail shop that has been in business since 1996. We specialize in all facets of backcountry activity from climbing, backpacking and hiking to skiing and cycling.  Second Ascent features an unprecedented variety of new and used items as well as a highly educated and well traveled staff to assist you in finding the right gear for all of your outdoor adventures.  Our full-service bike shop offers expert repairs and bike fit advice. If you are in Seattle don't hesitate to drop in and see our retail shop for yourself.  If you are out of town, our website is constantly being updated to offer great deals not found anywhere else.  Our buyers have worked hard to find outdoor gear for you at such great prices!  Thank you for shopping Second Ascent!

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Watch "A Day in the Life of Second Ascent" to see the inner workings of the store.


Parking: 2 hour parking can be found along Ballard Ave, and most unlimited parking can be found along intersecting streets and Shilshole. For only $1 per hour, you can park across the street from the shop in the newer Ballard Hotel underground parking garage.


Contact and Location Information

Second Ascent

5209 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

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Mon - Wed 10am to 7pm

Thurs - Fri 10am to 8pm

Sat 10am to 7pm

Sun 10am to 6pm


Store: (206) 545-8810

Online Store: (206) 706-4812

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Email: sales@secondascent.com

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