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Product Review: Outdoor Research Ferrosi Pants


By: Chris Byrnes   The Ferrosi Pants from Outdoor Research are the most versatile garment I’ve ever encountered. Climbing ladders, crawling through ducts, shaking...
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Appalachian Outdoors Events


JULY EVENTS Last Cruise Invitational Show – July 30, 2017 MORE INFO Local News This past Spring we were able to help distribute $25,000...
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1% for the Planet


By: Bart Beck Maybe it was while you unwrapped some food or perhaps when you bought your last jacket. Whichever it was, if you’re...
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Product Review: Patagonia Baggies Shorts


By: Levi Opsatnic With summer fully upon us, I’d say that it’s finally time to talk about my favorite shorts out there: Patagonia’s Baggies...
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Product Review: Men’s Long-Sleeved Capilene Daily T-Shirt


By: Levi Opsatnic Whenever it comes to springtime weather, if there’s one thing that you can count on, it’s unpredictability. Mornings in the low...
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PA WILDS Yost Run Loop: Day Hiking Along the Chuck Keiper Trail


Yost Run Falls The Yost Run section of the Chuck Keiper Trail in Sproul State forest is an unforgettable trail for moderate to well-experienced...
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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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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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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...
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Get to know a Vendor: Osprey

By: Levi Opsatnic With the heart of backpacking season fully underway, it seems like everyone is beginning to gear up. And although gearing up...
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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...