March, 17th---Meet up hike

  • Ceasar Head State Park
    • Rim of the Gap Trail
    • 10 AM
    • You can sign up at the store or by emailing

GOLS Snippet

Wilderness First Aid certification course!

Glendale Outdoor Leadership School will offer a WFA certification course from February 24th-25th. Click the button to register and secure your spot, space is limited!

March 24th @ 10am - We will host the Executive Director of the Foothills Trail Conference, Heyward Douglass.  The class will tell you everything you could want to know about the Foothills Trail from hiking it to its history. 

​​May, 19th---Paddle the Pacolet

  • Pacelot River
    • 9 AM-3 PM

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Class Schedule

​​​Saturday June 2nd

  • National Trails Day (50th Anniversary)

Dates to look forward to!

Upcoming Events / Classes and Other Info! 

May 5th

Join Backpacker’s Get Out More all star ambassador Randy Propster for an engaging 75-minute seminar full of trail tested tips, regional trip advice and outdoor gear. Randy travels across the country throughout 48 states, presents at 45 outdoor retailers and The Local Hiker Happens to be one of them! Make sure you clear your Calendars for this awesome weekend! 

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Thanks and we look forward to seeing you soon! 

Established in October of 2013, The Local Hiker is a locally owned business on the east end of Main Street in downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina. Our purpose here in the upstate is to educate, encourage and equip those looking to get in the outdoors.  We want to ensure everyone has a great experience whether they're hiking, biking, climbing, camping or even surfing and the appropriate equipment is step one.  We have it all from sunscreen to sleeping bags and everything in between. Paired with a knowledgeable and friendly staff that will provide the proper guidance, you can rest assured your business is safe here at The Local Hiker.


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