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Gander Mountain Coming To Monroeville


ST. PAUL, MN, October 5, 2015 --- Springtime will bring a new and exciting retail opportunity for outdoors enthusiasts in western Pennsylvania. Gander Mountain, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing network of outdoor specialty stores, announced today it will open another Pennsylvania location in Monroeville in the spring of 2016.

“We have been a part of the state’s retail scene for many years, so people in Pennsylvania know Gander Mountain is the place to go for outdoors enthusiasts who are seeking the best selection, service and value,” said David Pratt, Gander Mountain’s Chief Executive Officer. “We are happy to bring a new Gander Mountain store to Monroeville and greater Pittsburgh, where outdoors traditions run deep and are passed down from generation to generation. We’re looking forward to giving more people the chance to experience all that Gander Mountain offers.”

The newest Gander Mountain store will be located in an existing 80,000-square-foot facility at 4680 Old William Penn Highway, in the Monroeville Plaza shopping center, just west of the junction of William Penn Highway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It will be the 12th Gander Mountain location in Pennsylvania, joining existing stores in Chambersburg, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Johnstown, Moon Township, Scranton, Washington, Williamsport and York, and a recently-announced store in Warrington Township also slated to open in the spring of 2016. 

“We are excited to have a renowned company like Gander Mountain coming to Monroeville and we look forward to the new retail opportunity,” said Gregory Erosenko, mayor of Monroeville. “On behalf of the people of Monroeville, we welcome the new business, revenue and jobs that Gander Mountain will bring to the region, and we know this will be a great fit for our community.”

“We appreciate the warm welcome we have received from the people in Monroeville and look forward to the grand opening of another new Pennsylvania store in the spring,” said Eric Jacobsen, Gander Mountain’s Executive Vice President and Director of Real Estate.

Gander Mountain’s newest store will feature one of the largest selections of new and used firearms in Pennsylvania, together with the best selection of gear and accessories for hunting, fishing, camping, boating and archery. The store will offer an extensive selection of men’s and women’s active performance outdoor and casual apparel featuring exciting brands like Under Armour, The North Face, GSX, Columbia, Carhartt, Guide Series and Kühl, and a wide variety of men’s and women’s active footwear featuring brands like Asics, Carhartt, Ariat, Much, Gander Mountain, Merrell, Rocky, Reebok, Reef, Keen, Irish Setter, Teva, New Balance, Timberland, LaCrosse, Skechers, Saucony and Under Armour.

Customers will enjoy easy access to Gander Mountain’s unmatched selection of new and used firearms from around the country, whether the firearms are located at other stores, in central distribution facilities or on Gander Mountain’s market-leading online store. Customers have access to all of Gander Mountain’s firearms, equipment, merchandise, apparel and footwear by using simple online order kiosks with easy delivery and pick-up at their favorite Gander Mountain store.

Gander Mountain also features the outdoor retail industry’s first system-wide free Online Order Pick Up system, enabling customers to purchase products on-line and pick them up in-store the same day.

Additional details on special events, activities and promotions that will be a part of the new store grand opening celebration will be available at

The new Warrington store is the most recent location announced in a sizeable expansion. In 2012 and 2013 new Gander Mountain stores opened in:

Albany, GA Lewisville, TX Round Rock, TX
Charlottesville, VA Mesquite, TX San Antonio, TX
Dothan, AL Monroe, NC Tampa, FL
Florence, AL Morrisville, NC Tuscaloosa, AL
Gastonia, NC Opelika, AL Valdosta, GA
Lafayette, IN Rogers, MN Winston-Salem, NC

In 2014 Gander Mountain opened 23 new stores:

Algonquin, IL Gadsden, AL Newnan, GA
Arlington, TX Greenfield, IN North Charleston, SC
Augusta, GA Johnson City, NY Pensacola, FL
Avon, IN Lake Worth, TX Raleigh, NC
Champaign, IL Mt. Juliet, TN Waco, TX
Chattanooga, TN McDonough, GA West Houston, TX
Charlotte, NC Mobile, AL Woodbridge, VA
Fenton, MO Montgomery, AL

For 2015, Gander Mountain has announced or opened stores for:

El Paso, TX Marion, IL Snellville, GA
Frisco, TX Myrtle Beach, SC Tulsa Hills, OK
Killeen, TX O’Fallon, IL

More new store announcements are expected soon.

Those interested in careers with Gander Mountain can explore current opportunities and submit an application on-line at

About Gander Mountain Company

Gander Mountain Company headquartered in St. Paul, MN, is the nation's largest retail network of outdoor specialty stores for hunting, fishing, camping, marine and outdoor lifestyle products and services. Since 1960, Gander Mountain has offered the best selection of outdoor equipment, technical apparel, active casual wear, and footwear featuring national, regional and specialty brands at competitive prices. Focused on a "We Live Outdoors®" culture, Gander Mountain dedicates itself to creating outdoor memories. There are currently 127 conveniently located Gander Mountain outdoor lifestyle stores in 24 states. For the nearest store location call 800-282-5993 or visit Gander Mountain is also the parent company of Overton's (, a leading catalog and Internet based retailer of products for boating and other water sports enthusiasts.