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Explore Nature with Escape Outdoors: Cape Breton Outdoor Experts

Woman wearing Bludstones walking in the snow.

Welcome to Escape Outdoors (EO).

Cape Breton's premier outdoor retailer, dedicated to helping you embrace the wonders of the great outdoors. We believe life is simply better when you connect with nature and pursue your passions. Whatever your interests may be, whether it's running the trodden paths with your beloved four-legged friend, birdwatching for rare sightings, exploring new places, or simply seeking a closer connection to nature, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Escape Outdoors isn't just about products; we're a community hub. Through events, sponsorships, and partnerships, we bring like-minded individuals together. Our carefully curated selection of top-notch apparel and gear ensures your comfort, safety, and style while you immerse yourself in the wilderness or prepare yourself for your next travel adventure.

Explore Eco-Conscious Outdoor Gear

We take great pride in representing some of the most reputable brands in the outdoor industry. These companies not only lead the way in innovation and design, but they are also committed to eco-friendly practices—an aspect that resonates with us and, hopefully, with you, too.


Among the brands we proudly offer are:

  • Patagonia

  • YETI

  • Lolë

  • Columbia

  • Smartwool

  • ON

  • Altra

  • Tentree

  • Duer

  • Blundstone

  • Glerups

  • SAXX

  • Toad & Co

  • Prana

  • North Face

  • Saucony

  • Osprey

  • Darn Tough

  • LOWA

  • Vasque

  • Rite in the Rain


Find Your Adventure Essentials

Conveniently located in North Sydney, on picturesque Cape Breton Island, we warmly welcome both locals and tourists alike. Our store is adjacent to the Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal, serving as the gateway to Newfoundland. Whether you're a seasoned outdoor enthusiast or a novice adventurer, Escape Outdoors is your go-to destination for all your active casual living and outdoor needs.

Visit us at Escape Outdoors, and let us help you embark on unforgettable outdoor experiences and travel!  Check out our top notch eco-friendly gear and explore our blog page for tips, guides and inspiration!

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