Our Wall of Fame... Real People, Real Adventure

Since 1973, The Backpacker has supported thousands of individuals who've trekked across continents, paddled the fastest rivers or climbed the toughest big walls. Backed by the best gear and service in the business, each individual on our Wall of Fame began their journey with a single step. At The Backpacker, we're not just here for the gear. We're here to help you get going. Let's get started.

tbp patrick
tbp shanendoah
william b
tbp nyiragongo
tbp charlesw
tbp windriver
tbp antartica
tbp skipic
tbp afgan
tbp darnell indo
tbp adam co
tbp jehickey
tbp gabe
tbp cyprus
tbp alaska
tbp linville
tbp lms science
tbp zion
tbp apptrail
tbp scuba
isle sky
tbp vietnam
tbp race
tbp colleen
tbp kilimanjaro
tbp at break
tbp term apptrail
tbp ian
tbp river
tbp machu
tbp ski tetons
africa wall
tbp aspens az
tbp batwa children
tbp josh seth

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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