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1021 Commonwealth Ave
Bristol, VA, 24201
United States


Mountain Sports Ltd is Bristol's local outdoor core store since 1981.


MSL Group Mtn Bike Rides!!!

Jesse Cheers

Join us every Thursday evening at 6:00pm at Sugar Hollow Park for some of the best single track mountain biking in the area. We will ride anywhere from 5-10 miles depending on the turn out and what the group wants to do.

New to the area or never been on the trails at Sugar Hollow? No problem, the group ride is a great place to learn all the trails as well as a great opportunity to meet other riders who are local to the area. 

New to Mountain Biking? We love to share our love for mountain biking with new riders and the group ride is for the riders! So no matter your skill level, we hope you wont feel intimidated to join us on every Thursday. Our group rides are a "no drop" style of ride meaning we won't run off and leave anyone in attendance. Most often we have an A and B group, Group A is for riders who are looking to ride as fast as possible while Group B offers a slower more relaxed ride through Sugar Hollows Trails!

*Some trails have changed and been added since this map was made*

Orvis 101 Fly Fishing Class

Jesse Cheers

This is your chance to learn from Orvis Endorsed Guides the basics of fly fishing, everything from which flies to select based on what type of fish your going after, the size line that will be successful for our local waters, casting techniques, and much more. The class is completely free and everyone is encouraged to attend because we love to fly fish and hope we can pass on our passion to you as well!
If you are interested in attending or want more info
 Give us a call at 276.466.8988 or email

MSL Wildfire Sale!

Jesse Cheers


We hope you stay safe from the flames of local wildfires and hope we can help ease any problems these wildfires can create! Swing by Mountain Sports Ltd so you take advantage of some of the hottest deals of the year on Kayaks and Bikes! We have a huge inventory of bikes from cruisers to full suspension mountain bikes as well as kayaks for fishing, crossing the lake, or just something to float around on with your buddies! Swing by MSL and let us get you set up on the best gear around! Don't wait to long though because the Wildfire Sale ends Sunday November 20!

Thomas Sinemus getting an early morning paddle on the SoHo!

Jesse Cheers crossing a less than perfect swinging bridge while mtn biking in Guatemala!

MSL Fly Tying Classes are Starting Back!

Jesse Cheers

With the days getting shorter and fly boxes seeming empty after a summer of chasing rainbows and browns on the SoHo and Watauga, it's time for some fly tying! MSL Fly Tying Classes are Thursday evenings at 6:00pm and are open to anyone who is interested in fly fishing or anyone wanting to learn to tie. Don't be intimidated, whether it's your first time or you have been tying for years our expert staff will help you learn correct tying techniques and pass on knowledge of why they tie the way they do and how that translate to more success on the river! All materials are provided and completely FREE to attend but if you want to bring your own vise or other tying equipment it is encouraged. Hope to see you on Thursday!

Watauga River Clean Up Sunday Oct 23!

Jesse Cheers

We will meet at the Watauga River Lodge on Sunday, October 23 at 9:00 AM.  We will start the morning off with coffee and to get a general overview of the days game plan. After coffee and the morning debrief we will hit the river and begin working around 10:00am. Around 3:00pm we will meet back at the Watauga River Lodge and have an afterparty with food provided by Noli Food Truck and beer provided by Sweet Water Brewing Company to celebrate a cleaner river and a job well done! Hope to see you there and if you would like more info feel free to contact us!

Now Hiring

Jesse Cheers

Have a passion for the outdoors? What better way to live out that passion than working in the outdoor industry! We are currently looking to hire one or two active individuals who share the same love for the outdoors as we do! Sound like a job for you? Then print out an application, fill it out, and bring it in!