cheap the north face uk Blue Ridge Mountain Sports in Blacksburg to close as part of companywide move
BLACKSBURG One of the town’s destinations for buying outdoor gear is packing up camp.
Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, which opened its Blacksburg store in 2008, is closing its location at the First Main shopping center as part of a companywide shutting down of all stores.
Including Blacksburg, Blue Ridge, which launched during the early 1970s, either operates or operated two stores in Knoxville, Tennessee,
and single stores in Virginia Beach, Charlottesville and Princeton, New Jersey. The company specifically states on its website that the Princeton, Virginia Beach and one of the Knoxville locations are already closed.
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Announcements of the Blacksburg location’s upcoming closing have been posted on the retailer’s entrance. A manager at the store declined to talk about the closing, and also couldn’t say exactly when the doors will officially shut.
Also known for its online commerce, Blue Ridge sells a vast selection of products for outdoor activities that range from hiking and trail running to rock climbing, kayaking and canoeing. The brands sold by the retailer include the popular names Patagonia and The North Face.