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River and Peak Outfitter is Front Royal’s Exclusive Altra Running Dealer.

Women's Timp 1.5

River and Peak Outfitter is excited to announce that we are the exclusive dealer of Altra Running shoes in Front Royal, VA.  Located just 3.5 miles from the Appalachian Trail road crossing at Highway 522, we can be conveniently found at the north entrance to the Shenandoah National Park.  We carry a complete selection of […]

Hammocks vs Shelters on the Appalachian Trail

The pros and cons directly from Rose ‘Comics’ Turner, who is finishing her thru-hike. I’ve been thru-hiking south on the Appalachian Trail, and have primarily used a hammock system, but have spent roughly a dozen or so nights in the three-wall shelters as well. There are a few other common sleeping systems, but I’d like […]

Introducing Rose Turner: River & Peak’s Newest Employee!

Meet Rose! Rose is our first employee here that we have asked to join our team at River and Peak. As a previously two-employee company, you can understand how big of a milestone this is for us. You may count our pup Lotus as the third employee here, but she just works for pets and […]

Introducing our Darn Tough Socks Warranty Exchange Program

Darn Tough Socks are a great choice when hiking the Appalachian Trail. A Thru-Hiker’s socks are pushed to the extreme and can hold up to that pressure & abuse. They are a critical aspect of any hikers foot care routine. While many people have spoken about how awesome Darn Tough Socks are for long distance […]

Opening In March

We are a retail store that will soon be coming to beautiful Front Royal, Virginia in March of 2018. Conveniently located just steps from the North Entrance to The Shenandoah National Park and “The Gateway to Skyline Drive”, as well as The Appalachian Trail. We will specialize in all the hiking, camping, and paddle sports […]