Our mountaineering expert Mike through-hiked the Appalacian Trail.
Stop in any time for suggestions on gear, his experience, or advice!
Check out our huge selection of paddle sport products.
Our experts will help you select the best product for your way of paddling!
A well worn map and dreams of spectacular vistas can entice any backpacker to hit the trail. If you need expert outfitting, point your compass to The Backpackers Shop!
No matter where you're going, we can get you there!
We've got a huge selection of camping, backpacking and outdoor gear.
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Osprey Pro Shop Grand Opening
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Last Updated on March 09, 2014 by Tom
We are happy to announce that we are Opening as an Osprey Pro Shop... with less than 20 in the country, we're excited to join this caliber of custom fit osprey shops...
To kick this off, we are having a weekend celebration including several events and lots of giveaways!!
Friday, March 21st at 6:00pm
We are having Edna Northrup as a guest speaker. She will be showing her video of her Everest Base Camp Ascent at age 84! We are honored to have this inspirational figure speak in our shop. Snacks and giveaways are included in this event - including not one, but TWO Osprey packs!!
Saturday, March 22nd at 3:00pm
We are hosting a kickoff party! Come for a fun hangout time with food, drinks, fun, and even more giveaways!
Giveaways include: Columbia Clothing, Keen Hiking Shoes, MORE Osprey Packs, an MSR stove, and so much more!
Purchase a reusable Klean Kanteen cup for beer or raffle ticket at this event and 100% the proceeds go the the Black River Clean Up! What a great cause - helping to keep a local Lorain County River Clean!
Osprey Representative Chris Rounds will be here and we will be working hard to fit people with packs all weekend long!
Last Updated on February 24, 2012
For forty years, The Backpackers Shop has served the needs of those passionate about the outdoors. Over the decades, we have evolved into a legendary destination for expert service and top quality outdoor gear and apparel. Still in our greatly expanded original location, our shop has the history, expertise and selection that few outdoor shops offer today.
Whether you seek the solitude of backpacking, the art of fly fishing, the sport of rock climbing, the thrill of mountaineering, or the excitement of canoeing and kayaking, The Backpackers Shop is well equipped to guide you in selecting the right equipment for your adventure. Our personalized service and knowledge are well respected both in the outdoor industry and amongst our loyal following of long time customers. Don't hesitate to call for advice, where you will be greeted by friendly, knowledgeable outdoor enthusiasts who are willing to share their experience and assist you in equipment selection. You will find only the best in equipment, supplies and accessories from the outdoor industry's top names.
For those traveling through the Cleveland, Ohio area, our destination is conveniently located just one and one half miles off of Interstate 90; approximately 20 minutes west of Cleveland. If you plan to be in the area, be sure to stop for a visit. We are proud of our heritage and continue to inspire others to discover the Great Outdoors.