Designed and built with the collaboration of world class HOKA trail athletes, the Torrent offers both cushioning and agility!


And we love finding you the perfect shoe…


Trail hiking and running shoes,  running attire, outdoor gear & more…

We are open!

Current hours are 9am- 6pm Monday- Saturday and 11-5pm on Sunday. We also have a new online store, check it out!


We are not just a store, we are community of running & hiking enthusiasts. We do weekly runs and host several fun and challenging events and races every year. The Amazing Race is a blast, as you can see on the video to the right. Come and join us!
Sopris Run Off Results

Sopris Run Off Results

Thanks to everyone who came out and ran the Sopris Run Off this year!  It was great to see a bunch of familiar faces after a year off due to COVID. In the 14 miler, Rachel Perkins crossed the line first amongst the women, while Michael Barlow took the win for the men....

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The Sopris Run Off Is Back – July 24th

The Sopris Run Off Is Back – July 24th

The 42nd Annual Mount Sopris Run Off & 4 Mile Fair Run is back for 2021! Come and join us for this funky, fun and challenging 14 mile race. We will also have a super fast downhill 4 Mile Fair Run held the same day. The 14 mile race starts in Basalt (Emma School...

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Thursday Night Fun Runs Are Back

Thursday Night Fun Runs Are Back

Our Thursday Night Fun Runs are back.  Join us for some fun runs around town and meet other local runners.  These runs are meant to be social and are more about connecting with others then they are about speed.  All of the runs will be starting from the store and...

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Independence Run & Hike is going Nordic! We are now offering cross country ski gear for sale and for rent or demo. Salomon, Swix, Fisher ad more…

Independence Run and Hike is the Roaring Fork Valley’s premier running and hiking store. We strive to provide not only the best hiking and running shoes for women and men but the expertise, equipment and training to properly fit your foot.

In addition to our extensive selection of trail hiking shoes and running shoes we carry an excellent selection of running attire and clothes for women and men and hiking and outdoor gear for all of your running and hiking needs.


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