Category Archives: Hiking

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Passion

I am taking this opportunity to write about passion, no not that kind, the passion you have for an activity or sport.  Passion is what drives each of us to get up at 5:30 AM and get out the door for a run or to…


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AT Thru Hike

A local Rutherford County resident, Nick Yelton, just finished his epic thru hike of the Appalachian Trail.  Nick got a bit of a late start and did not leave until April.  After about a month on the trail, he gets a call that his grandfather…


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Scouts @ Philmont

On July 7, 10 scouts and 2 adults From Rutherfordton Boy Scout Troop 132 joined 23 other scouts from the region to travel to Cimarron, NM for 12 days of backpacking in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Cimarron is home to the Philmont Scout Ranch,…


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The Gorge!

I just had the pleasure of spending 3 days backpacking in the Linville Gorge.  Having never actually been to the bottom of the gorge I was very excited to get time away from running the shop to set feet in a place I have never…


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Supplements

As a runner and hiker I am always looking for ways to improve my energy level while preforming a strenuous activity.  In looking out in the market, there are a number of products out there that will help in this. Everything from gels to water…