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The Backpacker is interested in answering any questions you might have about our gear, places to go or experiences you've had in our store or out.  Also, please leave your contact information for us if you'd like to be added to our E-Newletter list.  We frequently send out news and coupons, but will never give your info to anyone else.

Long distance? No problem, give us a call toll free at (800) 404-1990.

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Thank you Heyward Douglass, and all the others who came out to support his wonderful talk and slide presentation... fb.me/GivehZ3e
IT'S HEEEEERRRREEE....Tonight! Come join us for a Foothills Trail Presentation! Free! Bring your campchair!... fb.me/1io8RCgnf
WOW! What a great looking event! fb.me/L4h4dedN
HAPPY EARTH DAY!! Celebrate one of our FAVORITE pieces of Earth here in South Carolina...The Foothills Trail!!... fb.me/1l6OTZZ9l

Columbia, SC

1215 Wayne Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803.799.7571 | p
email Columbia location

Mon - Fri: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Our Story

Started in 1973 by Malcolm and Lewis Jones, The Backpacker Quality Gear, Inc. became the first outfitter in South Carolina to bring high quality outdoor gear to South Carolina... continue reading