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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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Appalachian Outdoors Events


JUNE EVENTS First Friday Friday, June 2, 5 PM – 9 PM This month First Friday coincides with the first day of Happy Valley...
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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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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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Holiday Gift Guide: Ten Gifts for Her

By: Levi Opsatnic Let’s face it, finding the perfect gift isn’t nearly as easy as most of us would like it to be.Since it’s...
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Five on Friday: Five men’s Button Downs

By: Levi Opsatnic After checking out the future forecast, it looks like State College, PA is finally going to shed those random sixty degree...
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Six on Sunday: Six Under Armour Products

By: Levi Opsatnic It wasn’t long ago that we welcomed Under Armour into our store. Being known for creating some of the best base-layers out...
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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...