Purchase your own NatGeo maps online!
Photo Credit: National Geographic

Are you planning your spring and summer hikes? Instead of trekking the same landscape as last year, the team at Appalachian Outfitters encourages you to explore new trails with Trails Illustrated maps from National Geographic. Reach new heights and see breathtaking views with these maps …

At Appalachian Outfitters, we support companies that have a vision to make the world a better place. One of these companies is Sherpa Adventure Gear, established in the mountains of the Himalayas in Nepal.

Built From Experience

Sherpa Adventure Gear is founded on the mountaineering lifestyle of the Sherpas. They honor their legendary traditions and climbers w…

Enjoy the outdoors with a clean conscience when you wear Columbia’s latest rain jacket, Outdry Extreme Eco.
Photo Credit: Columbia

At Appalachian Outfitters, the best way to give back to the environment is never taking from it in the first place. This includes using recycle materials, decreasing water consumption, not using dyes, and more – without compro…

By Dan Mackey, MS

A musician known for his love of the outdoors, John Denver sang about the cold winter with all of its snow trying to get him down. Denver wasn’t the only one who has experienced the uncertain doldrums of this season. Living in Northeast Ohio, we’ve all had this feeling, in one way or another. When the sun rarely shines, the wind whips and chills you …

Did you know you can browse our inventory online and see what we have in stock, in your size and color? Find what you want and place a hold request, or, pay for it online and pick up in store where our staff can make sure your purchase is right for you.

Search our inventory HERE, or on Facebook HERE.…

Set aside October 21 to come to Oktoberfest at Appalachian Outfitters! We are excited to be your host for an evening of music, beer, pretzels, and high-quality outdoor gear. All of the proceeds will benefit conservancy projects for our local Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).

For our Oktoberfest, we will feature products from Jack Wolfskin, Leki, Deuter, an…

LOWA Boots

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Never again have sore feet after hiking when you come to Appalachian Outfitters for your LOWA boots. Hikers, climbers, mountaineers, and certified quality-testers have said that the details in these European hiking boots have made them some of the best outdoor shoes in the world!

LOWA – Environmentally Conscious

Established in 1923, LOWA makes these bo…

Appalachian Outfitters is pleased to announce that we now carry two new lines of Deuter backpacks: the Aircontact series and the ACT Lite series. Both of these hiking backpacks are made with quality and ingenuity to make your next trek more enjoyable!

The Deuter Aircontact Series: New Features for Comfortable Use

The innovative Deuter Aircontact system keeps a…

Browse LEKI Products at Appalachian Outfitters today!

Appalachian Outfitters is now a proud carrier of a new LEKI product! LEKI has designed new trekking poles that have a rubber anti-shock system called Dynamic Suspension System (DSS). If you want to test your new LEKI designs at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, we’ve already chosen some of the best trails

We are pleased to announce that we now have a new product line of YETI coolers! Because of their ice retention (lasting several days at a time!) and durability, YETI coolers are in high demand across the US.

Innovation: Two Brothers Design YETI

Limit how many times you open your YETI cooler to keep it cold for longer periods of time.
Photo Credit: YETI

The founders of Y…