trips@blueridgehikingco.com

(828) 713-5451

 

Store

70 College Street, Asheville, NC

Monday - Friday: 1p - 5p

Saturday - Sunday: 10a - 5p

Personal Outfitting Appointments available weekday mornings

 

Curbside Pickup offered during regular open hours.

Online orders are shipped every Monday and Friday.


Purchase an electronic gift card to our shop!

Are you getting ready for an upcoming trip or looking to upgrade your backpacking gear?  At a Personal Outfitting Appointment, you can receive personalized fit instruction in a one-on-one setting from one of our experts.

Book an Outfitting Appointment

Our boutique in downtown Asheville specializes in lightweight and ultralight backpacking gear, with a focus on cottage industry brands and local gear builders.  Many of our brands are women-owned, made in the USA, and sustainable.  Our gear is chosen by our guides, who have thousands of miles of experience to help us choose the best gear on the market.  

We also feature a curated selection of gifts made by local artisans, inspired by their own time and experiences in nature.

Shop some of our featured items below, or stop by the downtown Asheville store to see our full selection!


 

Get out together in the new year!

$130.00

Gear up your adventure pup!

$90.00

A delicious selection of our favorite treats from our hometown!

$60.00

Inspiration for little explorers!

$205.00

Learn to identify the plants you see on your hikes!

$28.00

Learn to identify the plants and animals you see on your hikes!

$31.00

Slow down on your next hike and add bird watching to your adventure!

$55.00

Experience the Appalachian Trail from the Comfort of Home!

$45.00

Inspire an early love for birds!

$46.00

Our favorite hygiene products for the backcountry.

$60.00

This is a great add-on package to a guided backpacking trip that includes many of the personal items you'll need, and one of our favorite optional recommended items!

$70.00

The "big 3" pieces of gear you need to hit the trail!

$1,000.00

Everything you need to hit your local trails!

$100.00

All the inspiration you need to take your own adventure!

$143.00

Our kids package features educational and creative toys to entertain and inspire!

$42.00

The perfect break, any time of day!

$30.00

Beautiful Handmade Gifts, Made in NC and Celebrating the Blue Ridge Mountains!

$97.00

All the inspiration you need to take your own adventure!

$107.00

Give the gift of adventure with a gift certificate for a Private Full Day Hike!

$285.00

Give the gift of adventure with a gift certificate for a Private Half Day Hike!

$185.00

A La Carte 1-Hour Support Call

$85.00

4 Weeks of Personalized Thru-Hike Planning Support

$320.00

Our favorite trail shoe for its blend of breathability and durability

$120.00

A great starter kite doesn't get any simpler than this!

$27.00

Locally roasted coffee, inspired by nature!

$12.99

This performance gridded fleece - locally made in NC and embellished with a custom hiker girl logo - makes the perfect layering piece!

$95.00

Our favorite trail shoe for its blend of durability and durability

$120.00

Lightweight neck gaiter featuring a Blue Ridge Hiking Company logo and blue ridge mountain motif

$12.00

Skida hats are made in Vermont and have as much performance as they do style!

$32.00

Lightweight, versatile binoculars that are perfect for backpacking trip or day hikes!

$49.00

Premium Instant Tea in Seconds!

$6.99

Small and lightweight, this everyday knife fits well in a pack!

$17.00

A screenprinted map of the Appalachian Trail.

$25.00
$8.00

A colorful warm layer

$40.00

A comfortable quick-dry hiking skirt with pockets!

$71.99

What does your drink wear?

$12.95

This microfiber blanket has a DWR nylon lining making it the perfect picnic blanket!

$69.00

Carry the Appalachian Trail with you wherever you go!

$35.99

Our favorite packable towel kit includes two towel sizes and a handy mesh stuff sack!

$49.00

The three components of the fire triangle - ignition source, fuel, and oxygen - in one easy-to-use kit!

$24.99

These lightweight earrings show off naturally beautiful wood!

$15.00

This lightweight packable pourover ensures you still get a great cup of coffee on the go!

$14.95

One pair of Farm to Feet socks, in a surprise color!

$14.40

Beautiful handpainted ornaments, made in Hendersonville NC

$16.00

Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain

$150.00

Pure simple popcorn happiness

$6.25

Frontcountry products for outdoor lovers!

$5.00

The perfect lightweight, portable recovery tool.

$17.00

Beautfiul wooden bowls made in Asheville, NC

$120.00

Small and lightweight, this everyday knife fits well in a pocket, purse, or pack!

$14.00

This short fleece skirt is perfect over leggings or tights for the hikes where you need a little extra warmth!

$37.00

Farm to teacup teas crafted in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains!

$8.95

Handmade Candles Inspired by Our Favorite Places

$18.00

Hand-painted in the Mountains of Western NC

$25.00
$25.00

Trail map printed on 100% cotton bandana

$18.00
$25.00

Track your progress toward your hiking goals!

$19.95

Mountain necklace handmade in Asheville, NC

$45.00

Urban Hikes to Backyard Treks and National Park Adventures

$17.95

Merino wool hiking socks for kids that are perfect for play or everyday with a fun ice cream cone print!

$13.00

Share your love of the trail with the littlest hikers in your life!

$21.99

Merino wool hiking socks for kids that are perfect for play or everyday with a T-Rex print!

$13.00

Share your love of the trail with the littlest hikers in your life!

$23.99

Share your love of the outdoors with the littlest explorers in your life!

$23.99
$16.99
$17.99

An enchanting collection of wonderful creatures

$18.95

Find hiding and camouflaged creatures in 3 fun card games!

$10.00

Prepare to fly with these realistic butterfly or owl wings!

$18.00

A favorite go-anywhere friend!

$7.99
$7.95

Plush birds with authentic bird calls!

$9.99

A full-color LED headlamp, perfectly sized for kids!

$24.95
$17.99
$21.99
$16.99

A unique, fast-paced, nature-inspired game the whole family will love!

$12.99

Mommy, do prinesses seem at all like me? Look inside yourself and see...

$15.95

A father and child head out on a hike, keeping a cherished family tradition alive.

$17.99

These zippered bags are perfect for on-the-go!

$38.00
$26.95

Outdoorsy puzzles for all of your indoorsy adventures!

$30.00

Enjoy the Many Beautiful Areas of America's Most Visited National Park!

$26.95

A True South puzzle featuring more than 50 illustrated birds

$26.95

Outdoorsy puzzles for all of your indoorsy adventures!

$30.00

Outdoorsy puzzles for all of your indoorsy adventures!

$30.00

Here's one way to complete the trail!

$26.95

The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail

$17.99

35 Spectacular Hikes in the Land of the Sky

$15.95

Trail Guidebooks for North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail

$19.95

Field Guide

$12.95

An Appalachian Trail Journey

$19.95

Field Guide

$9.95

Lightweight, trail-tested recipes for backcountry trips

$16.95

My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds

$17.00

Field Guide

$12.95

Lightweight, trail-tested vegetarian recipes for backcountry trips

$16.95

Field Guide

$11.95

A Field Guide

$35.00

The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

$17.00

Field Guide

$8.95

Special 5th Edition

$22.95

From Industrial Site to Outdoor Treasure

$21.99

The Battle to Save One Small Community in the Wilderness Along the Appalachian Trail

$19.00

Field Guide

$12.95

The Official Guide from Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

$24.00

Field Guide

$9.95

Field Guide

$12.95

Women of the Smokies

$14.95

Locally Made Waterproof Maps for Western North Carolina

$14.00

Adventures on the Appalachian Trail 10th Anniversary Edition

$15.95

A Story of Love and Triumph

$24.95

Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

$17.00

Keeping up with Jennifer Pharr Davis on the Appalachian Trail

$12.95

Make tree identification in the Carolinas even more enjoyable!

$14.95

A field guide to 200 of the Carolina's wildflowers

$16.95

A Guide to the Natural Wonders of the Blue Ridge Mountains

$18.95

Easily collect, store, and treat water using your filter of choice!

$19.99

This stove and pot combination is the perfect lighweight cookset for your overnight adventures!

$54.95

An efficient stove for any adventure!

$64.95

Cooking versatility has never been so light!

$34.95

Hydrate while you hike!

$99.95

A lightweight, durable, and versatile pot!

$29.95

The same water filter we use on our guided trips - a thru-hikers' favorite!

$27.95

Instant coffee that actually tastes good!

$8.99

Lightweight and durable, this pack features a vest yoke to provide plenty of stability on trail!

$235.00

This lighteweight technical daypack is perfect for any day-long adventure!

$134.99

The Mariposa 60L Backpack is one of our favorite overnight packs on the market!

$270.00

A lightweight water-resistant daypack that packs down so small it'll fit in your pocket!

$49.99

This one person tent is a Jennifer Pharr Davis favorite because of its easy setup and ultralight design.

$334.00

The SoLong 6 is the perfect ultralight tent for people looking for plenty of space without compromising weight.

$378.00

We love this ultralight, two person tarp because it is easy to set up and weighs just over a pound!

$210.00

Lightweight and super packable, this is a great tent for backpacking, paddle camping, or bike touring!

$230.00

The Haven NetTent, paired with the Haven Tarp, creates an ultralight yet roomy shelter that protects against all the elements.

$160.00

The Tensor is an ultralight inflatable sleeping pad that provides incredible comfort without compromising weight.

$129.95

The NEMO Aya is an innovative ultralight down sleeping bag designed to keep even the coldest of sleepers warm and comfortable.

$339.95

The Alpinlite is a high-quality, ultralight down bag that is known for its width and warmth.

$570.00

An innovative ultralight down sleeping bag designed to keep even the coldest of sleepers warm and comfortable.

$339.95

The NEMO Switchback is the most packable ultralight foam sleeping pad on the market for weight and warmth class.

$49.95

The original Chrome Dome hiking umbrella!

$39.00

A lighteweight collapsible carbon fiber trekking pole featuring extended foam grips and a flip lock system.

$79.99

Lightweight, breathable, packable, and fast drying - the perfect camp shoe!

$100.00

A compact, lightweight headlamp with a waterproof body.

$29.95

Lightweight packable rain jacket, made in Asheville, NC

$89.10

A great hands-free accessory for hiking, travel, or festivals.

$34.99

The most breathable rain protection out there, in a compact, packable size!

$35.00

Low profile trucker hat with Blue Ridge Hiking Company logo

$25.00

Buttery soft bamboo fabric dries quickly and feels great against the skin!

$44.00

Buttery soft bamboo fabric and feel great against the skin!

$44.00

This insulated mug is the perfect size for mountain top coffee breaks or a walk around town

$28.95

Our favorite water bottles to keep you hydrated on the trail

$11.95

Stay cool on the trail with this recycled polyester tank top

$25.00

This lightweight long sleeve tee is a great layering piece!

$30.00

Recycled polyester tee adorned with BRHC logo

$25.00

Recycled polyester tee adorned with BRHC logo

$25.00

This pint cup is perfect for around the house or on your next adventure outside.

$9.95

Buttery soft bamboo fabric dries quickly and feels great against the skin!

$38.00

This enamel mug is perfect for hot drinks around a campfire.

$15.00

Casual chino hat with embroidered Blue Ridge Hiking Company logo

$25.00

Buttery soft bamboo fabric dries quickly and feel great against the skin!

$38.00

Merino wool hiking socks inspired by the Columbia River Valley

$23.00

The lightest, most breathable hiking shoe we could find!

$125.00

The perfect merino wool hiking socks for anyone who loves the Appalachian Trail!

$23.00

The perfect merino wool hiking socks for anyone who loves the Appalachian Trail!

$23.00

Merino wool hiking sock inspired by the Blue Ridge Mountains and our hiker girl logo

$23.00

Merino wool hiking socks featuring one of our favorite parts of the Appalachian Trail

$23.00

Classic bikini underwear with a flawless smooth fit!

$11.95

Double layer pouch with soft elastic waistband!

$24.95

A menstrual cup is our go-to solution for feminine hygeine in the backcountry

$39.95

The pStyle is a handy device for any person that hates having to squat to pee in the woods (or anywhere)!

$11.99

A cozy warm blend of merino wool and bamboo!

$75.00

A cozy warm blend of merino wool and bamboo!

$75.00