pack repair

March 31st 2014 - Written by: Kelsy

Happy Hiking! Nantahala Outdoor Center’s Founder’s Bridge Festival is 4/4 & 4/5


Each year, thousands of hikers make the 2,180 mile trek along the Appalachian Trail from Springer Mountain to Katahdin. Each of those hikers crosses the Nantahala River along the NOC Founder’s Bridge, in Bryson City, NC.  Most of these hikers cross on their way north in early April, just before beginning the difficult ascent into Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Many more hikers enjoy the Appalachian Trail in segments, hiking one section at a time over the course of many years, or maybe just sticking to their favorite sections of trail. (more…)

June 7th 2011 - Written by: Kelsy

Osprey Helps To Celebrate Appalachian Trail Days 25th Anniversary

Last month, the Osprey team helped to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Appalachian Trail Days. In just 3 days, we repaired more than 60 packs, fitted hikers for new ones and sent dozens of thru-hikers on their way. The following video captures just a bit from the event. We hope to catch up with y’all there next year!

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May 18th 2011 - Written by: Kelsy

The Bird is The Word at Appalachian Trail Days!

The 25th anniversary celebration of Appalachian Trail Days is now complete and what a celebration it was as Osprey had the best and busiest Trail Days ever! Over a three-day period we repaired almost 60 packs and sent thru-hikers far and wide on their merry way to Mount Katahdin for an October rendezvous. We provided multiple free pack sizings and fittings as well as a wealth of information on pack options new and existing to get any thru-hiker comfortably down the trail.



Whether your pack was purchased in 1974 or yesterday, Osprey will repair any damage or defect for any reason free of charge.