Our Story

Higher Ground is a speciality retail store with an emphasis on travel and the outdoors. Established by Kevin Roher in 1987, Higher Ground has established itself as a curated destination for stylish yet practical adventure-wear, appealing to outdoor enthusiasts and urbanites alike. Higher Ground has set itself apart by maintaining high levels of attention to detail, both in the curation of its products and its approach to individual and highly specialized customer service. A relentless pursuit of boundary-pushing high quality gear, coupled with its dedication to a loyal customer base has allowed for the creation of a unique and highly specialized boutique business dedicated to its enthusiastic clientele. Over the years Higher Ground has remained highly responsive to trends and industry changes, yet simultaneously the business has remained true to its roots in offering true, individual customer service and a strong devotion to quality over quantity. As a legacy business, owner Kevin Roher has forged meaningful relationships with suppliers, clients and talented staff members under the Higher Ground brand name. Higher Ground has established itself as a pillar in its community, both in geography and in spirit. For a true boutique experience that tailors itself to every possible travel and adventure need, look no further than Higher Ground.