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Appalachian Outdoors Events


UPCOMING EVENTS BANFF Mountain Film Festival April 14th & 15th at The State Theatre, State College, PA Doors open at 6pm and the films start at...
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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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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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Getting From Trail to Town (and back again) in America


Many of us have been raised with the impression that only serial killers pick up hitchhikers.  In truth, hitching is pretty common along long...
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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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Six Spring Essentials

By: Levi Opsatnic As the weather in State College, PA continues to be a mishmash of sunny, rainy, and just about everything in between,...
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Get to know a Vendor: Merrell

By: Levi Opsatnic If you’ve ever stepped foot on a popular hiking trail, in an outdoor shop, or just about anywhere else, there’s a...
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Enjoying a day at Pennsylvania’s Spring Creek

By: Levi Opsatnic Whether you’re a State College, Pennsylvanian, or western fly fisherman, you’ve probably heard about Spring Creek. Arguably one of Pennsylvania’s finest...
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A Morning Chat with Joe Humphreys

By: Levi Opsatnic It was a snowy morning, the air was cold and the overnight flakes were quickly morphing into thin shards of occasional...