The Local Hiker

Upcoming Events / Classes and Other Info! 

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Backpacker Magazine Get Out More Tour

May 9

5:30 pm

We are excited to host the only stop for the 2019 Get Out More Tour in South Carolina.  This event is a favorite among our customers and our shop consistently hosts one of the highest-attended stops on the country-wide tour.  We will have live music from the Chatham Rabbits, a seminar from Randy Propster of Backpacker Magazine and giveaways!

Avery Creek Trail Hike

May 18

9 am

The Local Hiker crew will offer a meet up hike on the Avery Creek trail in Pisgah National Forest. This trail has a lot of character and a few great waterfalls! The hike will be about 7 miles long, rated as moderate.

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.