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Backpacker’s Get Out More Tour Is BACK!


Join Backpacker’s outdoor experts as they bring the pages to life with informative and inspiring backpacking gear and skills CLINICS, interactive DEMO HIKES, and outdoor access celebrating PINT NIGHTS. See the full Tour schedule below to find an event near you!

2022 Backpacker Get Out More Tour

Trail Days festival – Damascus, VA

  • May 11-15

Walkabout Outfitter – Roanoke, VA

  • May 16th, 7:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Walkabout Outfitter
  • May 17th, 9:00 AM: DEMO HIKE
  • May 17th, 6:00 PM: CELEBRATION with Blue Ridge Land Conservancy

The Local Hiker – Spartanburg, SC

  • May 19th, 6:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at The Local Hiker
  • May 21st, 10:00 AM: DEMO HIKE
  • May 21st, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with Partners for Active Living

Bill Jackson’s Shop For Adventure – Pinellas Park, FL

  • May 24th, 4:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Bill Jackson’s
  • May 25th, 9:00 AM: DEMO HIKE at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve
  • May 25th, 1:00 PM: Pizza and Pints CELEBRATION with Florida Trail Association, Suncoast Chapter

Buffalo Peak Outfitters – Jackson, MS

  • May 31st, 6:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Buffalo Peak Outfitters
  • May 31st, 5:00 PM: Happy Hour supporting Mississippi Ultra and Trail Society (MUTS) at Buffalo Peak Outfitters
  • June 1st, 8:00 AM: DEMO HIKE at Yockanookany Trail

Red Beard’s Outfitter – Mobile, AL

  • June 3rd, 6:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Red Beard’s Outfitter
  • June 4th, 8:00 AM: DEMO HIKE at Staple Fork Landing – Perdido River Trail
  • June 4th: 5:00 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with South Alabama Land Trust

Quest Outdoors – Louisville, KY

  • June 10th, 5:30 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Quest
  • June 11th, 10:00 AM: DEMO HIKE
  • June 11th, 5:00 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with Kentucky Natural Land Trust

Rusted Moon Outfitters – Indianapolis, IN

  • June 21st, 6:30 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Rusted Moon
  • June 22nd, 9:00 AM: DEMO HIKE
  • June 21st, 7:15 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with Hoosier Hikers Council

Bushwhacker – Peoria, IL

  • June 24th, 6:30 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Bushwhacker
  • June 25th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: DEMO HIKE at Detweiller Park
  • June 25th, 5:00 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with SUN Foundation

Alpine Shop – Kirkwood, MO

  • June 28th, 6:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Alpine Shop
  • June 29th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: DEMO HIKE
  • June 29th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION

Midwest Mountaineering – Minneapolis, MN

  • July 5th, 5:30 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Midwest Mountaineering
  • July 6th, 11:00 AM: DEMO HIKE along the Mississippi River – depart from Midwest Mountaineering
  • July 5th, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: HIKING TRAILS PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION

Moosejaw – Ann Arbor, MI

  • July 10th, 4:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at MooseJaw
  • July 9th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: DEMO HIKE at Bird Hills Nature Area
  • July 9th, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with Leslie Nature Center

Kittery Trading Post – Kittery, ME

  • July 13th, 5:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Kittery Trading Post
  • July 14th, 1:00 PM: DEMO HIKE at Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm, Wells, ME

Seek The Peak festival – North Conway, NH

  • July 15th, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION at Tuckerman Brewing Co. with MWObs

River Sports Outfitters – Knoxville, TN

  • July 21st: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at River Sports Outfitters
  • July 22nd: DEMO HIKE at House Mountain
  • July 22nd: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION

Floydfest 22 Heartbeat – Floyd, VA

  • July 27 – August 1

Fin & Feather – Iowa City, IA

  • August 4th: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Fin & Feather
  • August 5th: DEMO HIKE
  • August 5th: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with United Action for Youth (UAY)

Roam Around – Rapid City, SD

  • August 10th, 6:00 PM: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Roam’n Around (Main St. Square)
  • August 11th, 8:30 AM: DEMO HIKE at Black Elk Peak (Sylvan Lake Parking TH)
  • August 11th, 7:15 PM: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with Black Hills Trails

PCT Days festival – Cascade Locks, OR

  • August 19 -21

Redding Sports – Redding, CA

  • August 22nd: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Redding Sports Ltd.
  • August 23rd: DEMO HIKE
  • August 23rd: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION supporting Shasta Land Trust at Fall River Brewing

Mountain Air – San Louis Obispo, CA

  • August 25th: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at The Mountain Air
  • August 27th: DEMO HIKE
  • August 26th: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION with The Land Conservancy of SLO County

Summit Hut – Tucson, AZ

  • August 30th: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at Summit Hut
  • August 31st: DEMO HIKE
  • August 31st: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION

The Hike Shack – Prescott, AZ

  • September 8th: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC at The Hike Shack
  • September 9th: DEMO HIKE
  • September 9th: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION

Telluride Blues and Brews festival – Telluride, CO

  • September 15-18

TBD – Boulder, CO

  • September 21th: GEAR & SKILLS CLINIC
  • September 22nd: DEMO HIKE
  • September 22nd: PINT NIGHT CELEBRATION

Partners

This year’s Backpacker Get Out More Tour is proudly brought to you by the following partners: