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Looking Back at Our Spring Accomplishments


As each day gets longer and we let our mind drift toward summer, we’d like to highlight a few of our more proud moments...
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Cross Country Skiing Through the Barrens


As more snow makes its way to State College, the snow conditions are still great for cross country skiing. Scotia Game Lands or “Barrens”...
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Laurel Run ‘As good as it Gets’


With State College getting such solid snow in the month of February, we look back at one of the peaks of the season so...
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Valentine’s Day on Mt. Nittany


There are few things more enjoyable than sharing a favorite sport with an important person, and with solid snow conditions sticking around, cross country...
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Skiing With Friends


While the outdoors are a place that always gives a great experience, sometimes the best thing you can do is share the experience with...
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Calling All Boaters Looking for a Job


Looking for a job? Our friends at Centre Region Parks and Rec are looking to hire a boating instructor. Here’s a link to the...
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Cross Country Skiing on Bear Meadows Road


With the solid snow conditions sticking around, Geoff took to Bear Meadows Road for some Cross Country Skiing. Bear Meadows is a road in...
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Layin’ Fresh Tracks in Rothrock


Few places in the area offer what Rothrock State Foret can, and with the surrounding area receiving a beautiful winter storm this week, Geoff...
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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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Rothrock S.F. & the Mid State Trail

By: Bart Beck Pennsylvania’s Mid State Trail is currently over 500km long and cuts from Maryland to New York through the middle portion of...
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Rothrock’s State Parks

By: Bart Beck One of Rothrock‘s greatest and most popular assets are its state parks. Within the borders of the 96,975 acre State Forest...
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Rothrock State Forest: an Overview

By: Bart Beck   When many people think of State College, they think Penn State University, bar hopping, and college football. Often, less thought...
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Four Beaches near State College

By: Levi Opsatnic It wasn’t long ago that we discussed a list of beach games for the summer season, but like we said in...
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Five Fun Games for Summer Vacations

By: Levi Opsatnic With the start of summer fully underway and hot weather becoming the norm, it’s finally time to get those sandy vacations...

FreeU Back-country Nutrition

What you eat while out on the trail is just as important as what you eat at home. In this Free U installment, we...
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How to Block the Sun this Summer

By: Levi Opsatnic As the days get longer and the sun’s rays get brighter, it’s finally time to get outside and enjoy one of...
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From Zero to 500 Real Quick

By Lindsey Fritz The first time that I ever went camping was in the summer of 2016. Before then, I had never spent a...
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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...