Opened in spring 2017, Saluda Outfitters is a welcomed addition to the North Carolina Mountains and upstate South Carolina. Located in Polk County within walking distance of downtown Saluda, just one mile off I-26 at Exit 59, this upscale outdoor adventure store provides an extensive array of top-quality performance apparel, outdoor camping, kayaking, and paddle boarding equipment and supplies.
Housed in a refurbished custom log cabin, the store’s ample retail space houses popular brands such as Chaco, Salomon, Olukai and Keen footwear complimented by the comfort of Farm to Feet and SmartWool socks.
Popular outfitter brands include ExOfficio, Marmot, Arc’teryx, Mountain Hardware, prAna, Royal Robbins, Kuhl, Howler Bros., Osprey, Gregory, Stanley and NRS gear, Hala paddleboards and Bellyak boats. Additionally, for the convenience of the water adventure seeker, H2O Dreams has taken up residence in the store, offering certified watersports training. Participants can gear up and gain experienced instruction all in one location!
A selection of Meridian Line, Landmark Project, LivinLifeMan, Recover and Lake Escape T-shirts and hats line the walls. There’s even a kids corner. Looking for something more chic? Our boutique carries a fashionable selection of Elan and Krimson Klover.
A large stone indoor fireplace and an outdoor old homestead chimney offer shoppers a warm and friendly atmosphere. An outdoor venue provides a place for live music. Inside you will find craft beers and wines, as well as health-oriented drinks and organic snacks plus specialty coffee. Relax in a handcrafted rocking chair on one of the large covered porches or take a snack out back to a picnic table.
Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (weekend hours extended during season).