The Local Hiker              HOURS M-F 10am-7pm & Sat 9am-7pm               
173 E. Main Street    
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 764-1651
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Who We Are

A locally owned business in downtown Spartanburg South Carolina that
specializes in hiking, backpacking and camping supplies. 
We are here to help you get the most from your outdoor experiences.

   We look forward to seeing you in the store and helping you plan
your next outdoor adventure!

Hours: Monday - Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 9am-7pm, Sunday - Closed 

Upcoming Events

The Kilimanjaro Quest
02/07/15 @ 6pm


Saturday evening, February 7th we will have a guest speaker from East Africa. Daniel Kilango! He is a Climbing Guide at Mount Kilimanjaro and an Outfitter in Tanzania.  Make plans to join us for this awesome (and free) event!

We ask that you register at, we want to make sure we adequate seating for this event.

Foothills Trail Workshop!
February 19th @ 6PM

Thinking of hiking the Foothills Trail? Just want to learn more about it? The Executive Director of the Foothills Trail Conference will be at The Local Hiker to conduct a workshop. He'll be able to answer any questions you have about the trail, from starting and stopping points, shuttle services, water sources along the way and more! 

There will be an informational meeting for The Ultimate Hike immediately following the Foothills Trail workshop! Click on the hyperlinks to find out more about this CureSearch hike! 


The Ultimate Hike will be held May 16th.

These classes/workshops are free of charge! Make sure you come by the store to sign up or just shoot us an email with the class in the subject line to

Misc. Information

We add new items to our sale weekly! Make sure you come by and check them out! Cold weather is here for awhile. It's a great time to stock up on hats,
gloves and more!  

We're ready to make way for new spring items from Chaco, Osprey, Kelty, Leki, Big Agnes, Patagonia, Mountain Hardwear and more! 

Got an upcoming hiking or camping trip for your group? We'd be happy to help!  If you would like to bring your group in for a "custom" class based on your  needs for a trip, let us know.  You can call the store or e-mail us at for more information.

Check out the links above to see two awesome videos
Ridge Runner Media did for us. Clicking our logo will take you to a video that's all about our store. The one year later picture will take you to a video that highlights each of the three businesses from Spartanburg's 2013 Main Street Challenge!

Make sure you connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you soon! 


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