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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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Appalachian Outdoors Events


FEBRUARY EVENTS PINT NIGHT Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 The North Face and Appalachian Outdoors, once again, brings you another fun filled night with food,...
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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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Hiking the Back To Nature (BATONA) Trail

by Paul Lallement When one thinks of New Jersey, what typically comes to mind? Crowded urban settings? The turnpike? Maybe even the sandy beaches...
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Five on Friday: Gifts for Tech Heads

by Jacob Gordon Over the last several weeks, we’ve been highlighting gifts for to target for the holiday season. We now wrap up our...
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Five on Friday: Gifts for Her

by Jacob Gordon We’ll continue on with our look at holiday gift ideas, focusing this week’s Five on Friday on gifts for the gal...
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Get to Know a Vendor: PrAna

by Malti McKinnon Although we carry multiple items from many brands that cater to the yoga fanatic, PrAna is definitely the staple when it...
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Five on Friday: Gifts for Him

by Jacob Gordon Continuing our look at holiday gift ideas, we’ll focus this week’s Five on Friday on gifts for the guy in your...
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A Slammin’ Salmonoid Trip

by Levi Opsatnic If you tuned in last week, you read about how Paul and I prepped for our New York fishing trip. Now...
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Five on Friday: Holiday Gift Ideas

by Jacob Gordon. Thanksgiving has come and gone, and that means it’s time to direct all of our attention toward the gift giving holidays...