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PA WILDS Exploring Russell P. Letterman Wild Area:Off Trail near the Chuck Keiper Trail


Dennison Fork “The objective of wild areas is to set aside certain areas of land where development or disturbance of permanent nature will be...
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MARCH EVENTS FREE U – TRAIL RUNNING WITH VETERAN TRAIL RUNNERS JOSHUA BROCK AND DREW FUNK MARCH 29, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm...
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Product Review: Patagonia’s Down Snap-T


By: Levi Opsatnic In most cases, I like the age old adage of: “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, when I found...
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Product Review: Mountain Hardwear’s Monkey Wo/man


By: Bart Beck When the seasonal cold starts to set in and you head to the closet, there’s nothing like reaching in and finding...
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Tapps’ Tips: Introducing the Cantuckee Kid


By: Bart Beck If you find him on the street and ask him what he does, he’ll tell you: “whatever I want to… I’m...
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The Adventures of Betty and Theo in Reeds Gap State Park


By: Lisa Jordan There isn’t a season that I love more than fall: the bright colors of the changing leaves, the warm days, brisk...
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Black Moshannon Bog


The late fall day was unseasonably warm as we headed up Steel Hollow …destination “Black Mo”.  Surrounded by 43,000 acres of forest there are...
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Spirit Quest Skateboard Film Premier (10/27)


By: Levi Opsatnic In the wonderful world of skateboarding, it’s pretty often that you’ll find individuals who take a different approach to things. A...
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A Fall Hike at the Indian Steps Trail


By: Levi Opsatnic After a long, hot, and dry summer, I’d say that our recently cooler temps and erratic weather comes as quite a...
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First Friday with The Crooked House’s Benjamin Fehl


By: Levi Opsatnic While Appalachian Outdoors is filled with the “outdoorsy” type, we all enjoy and appreciate someone who thinks outside of the box....
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A Hike Through Shingletown Gap

By: Levi Opsatnic Living in State College literally affords a ton of hiking and other outdoor recreation options. Whether you’re trail runner, hiker, backpacker,...
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FREE U – EXPLORING ISLE ROYALE

Wednesday, September 28th 7PM – 8PM Join Mark Schreiner as he discovers the secrets of the uninhabited Isle Royale, in northern Lake Superior: How...
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Exploring the Unknown

 By: Bart Beck As the world becomes ever more globalized, it seems as though it becomes increasingly smaller, as well. At one point, it...
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Five End of Season Specials

By: Levi Opsatnic If you haven’t browsed our website or been into our shop lately, you may not know that we’ve marked quite a...
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Ladies Night at Appalachian Outdoors

Well, the summer sun is shining, and, hopefully, we’ve all been taking full advantage of the season. And with summer comes one big event...