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Black Mo’ Snow


Looking to take advantage of the snow and explore Black Moshannon? Then take a look at Geoff’s cross-country ski trip through Black Moshannon. Where...
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The First Cross-Country Ski of the Year


With State College being lucky enough to receive a ton of snow this week, it has our mind on getting on the trail and...
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Upcoming Events


Please join the artists and Downtown State College for the Holiday Art Walk. All local guidances will be adhered to. We can’t wait! When:...
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An Afternoon Adventure Through Rothrock State Forest


Rothrock is well-known for its proximity to State College, as well as its remarkable landscape and depth of area to explore. Follow Geoff’s Afternoon...
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Appalachian Outdoors Teams Up with Backpacker Get Out More TV


We are proud to be featured in BACKPACKER’s Get Out More TV series, and whether you’re a veteran in using trekking poles or just...
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Appalachian Outdoors & The North Face Thank All Healthcare + First Responder Workers


As all of us continue to work through navigating these unprecedented times, we need to show our support for the healthcare workers and first...
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Appalachian Outdoors Events


Upcoming Events We apologize to say, but due to Covid-19, all of our future events will be canceled for the time being. As we...
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Killington Resort


While most of us are gearing up for the approaching holiday season, there are those of us who tend to gloss over that joy...
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Meet the Musser Gap Trail


Intro: There are plenty of ways to explore the most recent addition to the Rothrock State Forest.   HIKE: Musser Gap Trailhead to Lion’s...
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Spring Expo 2019


With the first wave of warm temperatures sweeping across our state and the beginning of the spring season getting underway, it means one thing...
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Get to Know a Vendor: Cotopaxi

By: Levi Opsatnic  As Pennsylvania welcomes a new season, Appalachian Outdoors has also opened their doors to a new brand. As I’ve said in...
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A Conversation with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Courtesy of Viking Press Q: According to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 685 people reportedly completed the Appalachian Trail in 2016, up from just 182...
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A Handful of Reasons to Hammock Camp

By: Bart Beck   Hammocks have been around for some time now, at least since before Columbus sailed the ocean blue. These hanging beds...
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Proper Pack Packing

By: Bart Beck Now that we’ve talked about getting the proper backpack fit, we can discuss packing the backpack properly. If you haven’t read...
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Pack Fitting 101

By: Bart Beck As we welcome March and spring slowly approaches, we’re beginning to see that seasonal shift that is bringing warmer weather. Even...
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How to Bring the Heat This Winter

By: Sam Reiser   A stove is an essential item on any winter trip, whether it’s a hike up the local vista or pushing...