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Appalachian Outdoors Events


UPCOMING EVENTS BANFF Mountain Film Festival April 14th &amp 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....
Gantz, Straw, and Brickhouse walking towards town, VT. Photo by Shona Paterson.

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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Product Review: Arc’teryx Atom LT

By: Levi Opsatnic It appears as though the fall crispness is here to stay, and the winter weather will be right around the corner....
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Preparation for the Steelhead Season

By: Levi Opsatnic Although the rain has been anything but consistent and I’ve forewent a jacket for the past few days, I’m told that...
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Get to know a Vendor: Smartwool

By: Levi Opsatnic In a world like the one we have at App House, it’s pretty common to see our staff often clothed in...
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How to tie the Rabbit Sculpin

By: Levi Opsatnic If you’re a fly angler in Pennsylvania, the fall season probably means one thing, and that’s chasing large brown trout. The...
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Get to know a Vendor: Under Armour

By: Levi Opsatnic Usually whenever you think of Under Armour, images like football players in spandex or athletes training in harsh conditions come to...
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Fall Smallie Fishing

By: Levi Opsatnic Whenever it comes to fly fishing, I think that it’s safe to say most anglers gravitates towards the image of a...
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Bathing your Bottle

By: Levi Opsatnic With the cold weather State College has been experiencing, surely I can’t be the only one out there drinking more and...