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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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Gravity Works

In this issue of Gear Review, we take a look at the Platypus Gravity Works water filter system.  We all know how important it is to have clean water to drink while enjoying our outdoor activities. The Gravity Works filter system works just like its…


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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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Introductions

My son just turned 8 and he wanted to have a camping birthday party. It warmed my heart that he loves the outdoors so much that he wanted his party in the woods. Now, taking 17 people camping is no small feat and weather was…


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Out there

Have you ever noticed how life slows down when you are out in the woods? The cares and troubles that you left the car with just seems to go away as you walk in the woods. You don’t have to worry about what’s happening at…


It's that time... Comments Off Read more »

It’s that time…

It’s that time of the year to start planning all of your outdoor adventures.  With the weather warming up and the days getting longer we all start yearning to pursue our outdoor activities again.  Spring is such a great time to explore new hiking trails…


Field and Trail Guides: Do You Have One? Comments Off Read more »

Field and Trail Guides: Do You Have One?

Whether you are camping, backpacking, or just enjoying a nice afternoon stroll on a local trail you may come across situations beyond your control and therefore need to be prepared. Always research your activity and route ahead of time and let others know where you…