• Upcoming Events

Come to all or pick and choose the class that you're most interested in. For these FREE classes, the size is LIMITED so please call or email us (contact info in class details) asap and put BACKPACKING 101 in the subject with the dates you will be attending. Please leave a phone number for us to reach you in case of class date change/cancellation.

Upcoming Events & Happenings

Vista Lights - Thursday, November 16th

Vista Lights - Thursday, November 16th

Vista Lights is a celebration of YOU! We are grateful to our loyal customers, old and new- We will be running specials ALL DAY LONG-extended hours, with yummy food and bevs from 530-830p. Kick off your Holiday shopping-enjoy free gift wrapping-and even pick up your gifts at a later time if you like!

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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