trips@blueridgehikingco.com

(828) 713-5451

 

Store

70 College Street, Asheville, NC

Monday - Friday: 2p - 6p.

Saturday - Sunday: 9a - 6p.

Personal Outfitting Appointments also available.

 

Curbside Pickup available 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!


 

Inspire an early love for birds!

$46.00

Our favorite hygiene products for the backcountry.

$60.00

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

$1,000.00

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!

$77.00

The perfect break, any time of day!

$30.00

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

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

$87.00
$107.00

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

$55.00

Experience the Appalachian Trail from the Comfort of Home!

$50.00

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

$175.00

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

$275.00

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

$95.00

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

$100.00

An ultralight quilt made of premium 850+ fill down that was designed to be a thru-hikers dream.

$420.00

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

$570.00

A comfortable quick-dry hiking skirt with pockets!

$71.99

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

$235.00

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

$34.99

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

$230.00

Everything you need to hit your local trails!

$100.00

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

$18.00

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

$49.95

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

$15.00

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

$129.95

Our favorite trail shoe for its blend of breathability and durability

$120.00

Our favorite trail shoe for its blend of durability and durability

$120.00

A compact, lightweight headlamp with a waterproof body.

$29.95

This ultralight pack is perfect for adventurers that make every ounce count, but don't want to comprise comfort or fit.

$215.00

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

$54.95

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

$210.00

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

$160.00

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

$14.95

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

$270.00

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

$27.95

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

$334.00

Impressively light and surprisingly comfortable, this hammock is a backpacker's dream!

$61.49

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

$378.00

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

$21.99

Hand-painted in the Mountains of Western NC

$25.00

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!

$21.99

A Great Way to Explore the National Parks

$25.00

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

$69.00

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

$23.99

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

$29.00

These lightweight earrings show off naturally beautiful wood!

$15.00

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

$12.99

Instant coffee that actually tastes good!

$8.99

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

$37.00
$26.95

Mountain necklace handmade in Asheville, NC

$45.00

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

$49.99

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

$32.00

Handmade Candles Inspired by Our Favorite Places

$18.00

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

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

$23.00

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

$13.00

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

$49.00

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

$13.00

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

Stay cool on the trail with this recycled polyester tank top

$25.00

Perfectly sized for little explorers!

$12.99

Trail map printed on 100% cotton bandana

$18.00

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

$9.95

Casual chino hat with embroidered Blue Ridge Hiking Company logo

$25.00
$15.95

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

$15.00

All black low profile trucker hat with Blue Ridge Hiking Company embroidered logo or patch

$25.00

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

$12.00

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
$17.99

Prepare to fly with these realistic butterfly or owl wings!

$18.00
$12.95

Appalachian Watercolors of the Serpentine Chain

$150.00

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

$15.95

An Appalachian Trail Journey

$19.95

Your companion for birding in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

$11.95

My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds

$17.00

Special 5th Edition

$22.95

The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

$17.00

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

$19.00

Adventures on the Appalachian Trail 10th Anniversary Edition

$15.95

A Story of Love and Triumph

$24.95

Locally Made Waterproof Maps for Western North Carolina

$14.00

Urban Hikes to Backyard Treks and National Park Adventures

$17.95

A field guide to 200 of the Carolina's wildflowers

$16.95

A screenprinted map of the Appalachian Trail.

$25.00

Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

$17.00

The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail

$17.99

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)!

$12.00

The Wander Wipe is an upgraded version of a traditional bandana style pee rag that adds comfort and cleanliness to peeing in the woods!

$15.00