About 60 years ago, Ake Nordin was a young man in Northern Sweden who decided that his backpack was not up to his standards. The backpack would sag and become uneven and uncomfortable.

Nordin’s solution was a handmade wooden frame that evenly distributed his backpack weight across his back and allowed him to carry heavier loads. Several years later, Ake’s inventi…

New Products

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 by

We are now carrying: The Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe. This pipe is a small, light, copper and silver pipe that makes coffee in the outdoors. The Bripe requires NO electricity, gas canister, kettle or stove. The Bripe only requires ground coffee, water, and a portable butane-powered quad jet torch (this is included) to create the brew.

The Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe was foun…

Join us on June 30 for our YETI® Coolers Open House event! We are thrilled to show you the traditional YETI® product line as well as the latest innovations from this famous company.

YETI Coolers Tank 45 holds 56 cans or a slim quarter keg for your outdoor event.
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YETI® Coolers was founded when two brothers, Roy and Ryan Seiders, became frustr…

We want to express our gratitude to everyone who joined us earlier this week for our Oboz One More Tree event at Appalachian Outfitters, where you bought and tried on Oboz hiking boots to help others. For each pair of shoes sold at the event, One More Tree planted another tree in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the trees change lives for families and communities. If you tri…

When we prepare for our summer hiking adventures, we turn to Deuter Trekking Backpacks for one of our most important pieces of gear. Deuter, a German company, aims to create functional, quality outdoor gear for active outdoors people around the world. The business leaders and staff truly enjoy finding innovative ways to accomplish this goal, making it one of the …

LOWA Boots are 100% produced in Europe.

At Appalachian Outfitters, we’re constantly working to provide our customers with the best products available, which means partnering with innovative brands from all over the world. We’ve been representing the LOWA brand at our store for a while now, but recently we’ve been given the opportunity to create a LOWA concept s…

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…

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.

Arriving Fall 2016
(It has shipped!!!)

Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Idstein, Germany, Jack Wolfskin is one of the largest outdoor clothing and equipment manufacturers in the world. Jack Wolfskin can be found in approximately 4,000 specialty outdoors shops around the world and operates over 900 of their own Jack Wolfskin retail stores. Now Jack Wolfski…

YETI is Now in Stock!

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 by

Coolers to apparel and accessories we have a wide variety of products to choose from!