Home to some of the world’s greatest snowboarders and skiers, Utah is a bit different when the weather is warm. Rather than hit the slopes, locals visit these top 10 skate shops in order to try a different kind of shred.
Arguably the best skate shop in Utah Valley, the Board of Provo supplies two large university populations with the newest high-quality skateboarding, snowboarding, and skiing gear. Although the selection isn’t particularly large, the expertise is unbeatable.
World-class talent flocks to this shop. If you’re in need of some kind of service to your board, sometimes Milosport will take care of your issues for free, and you can be certain the shop will have what you’re looking for.
XT Outfitters is a bit more welcoming of all types and levels of skaters. It’s more like a nice and small local shop with high-quality customer service. If they don’t have something you need in their inventory, more often than not, they can order it for you.
One of the only skate shops in Ogden, Crossroads can get pretty busy. That said, it does stock all of the top brands from the skateboard and snowboard industries. The shop is connected to a skate park, so all of your active and technical needs are in once place.
The only skate shop in downtown Salt Lake City, Half and Half Skate and Snow is relatively new on the Utah skateboarding scene. Nevertheless, the shop’s owner is already keen on giving back to Utah’s skate community. With all the right products at the right prices, the shop is an asset to the downtown scene.
Blindside is a Utah skateboarding classic that was founded in 1996. With locations in Layton and Salt Lake City, the shop is owned and staffed by skilled skaters and snowboarders who are near experts in the field. With all the best brands and products for all different types of skaters, this shop is definitely one of the best, and certainly one of the most reliable.
If you live in Northern Utah and want to support a local shop rather than a chain, the Directive is your place. Prices are always the same, if not better than national skate shops, and the location in downtown Logan makes the shop easy to access.
A center for skaters in the red rock town of St. George, Lip Trix provides all the gear at good prices. In addition, there are always different weekly specials that can be found on their website. Even still, this shop doesn’t do much online, so it necessitates a visit in person.
The staff here are welcoming and fully intent on giving customers exactly what they need. With a full line of skateboard and longboard accessories, you can come here for camping and outdoor purposes, as well as for skateboarding purposes.