Just in time for some summer camping prep, Sierra has revealed when they will open locally.

It has been almost a year since we first learned that discount outdoor gear retailer Sierra planned to open a new store at the Colonie Center. We now know when that store will be open for business!

What Does Sierra Sell?


For anything outdoors and sports-related, Sierra is your shopping destination. According to its website, Sierra sells gear and supplies for hiking, camping, watersports, running, and winter sports.

When WIll Sierra Open At the Colonie Center?

According to a report from News 10, the new Sierra store at the Colonie Center plans to open for business on August 10th from 8 am to 9:30 pm and their grand opening will feature a DJ, a chance for customers to score some gift cards, and more!

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