“Survive. Thrive. Stay alive.” This isn’t the tagline for the latest Hollywood blockbuster—this is the mantra of Midwest Native Skills Institute, Inc., and you can put it into practice when you attend our wilderness and urban survival skills presentation at Appalachian Outfitters!

We’re pleased to announce that Tom Laskowski, the founder and dir…

What is the one thing you take with you everywhere you go? Most would say cell phones, and while that is true, for outdoors and fitness enthusiasts, staying hydrated is just as important as staying connected. Stanley’s Ceramivac™ design aims to be your new go-to thermos each time you walk out the door.

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Boy Scout High Adventure

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 by

Plan Ahead for Boy Scout High Adventure 2018

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Are you or your children going on a Boy Scout High Adventure this year? It’s time to prepare, and what better way than by coming to our 5th Annual Preparation Day?

You’ll learn what to expect on the trip, we’ll have gear selections for you to choose from, and vendors will be there …

Explore the Science of Staying Warm with Balto and the Serum Run

Does the chill in the air invigorate you instead of sending you indoors for the winter? If yes, then you’re just the person who would enjoy an event dedicated to dog sled runs!

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History explored the story of Think & Drink – Hero Dogs: Balto & the Serum Run on Febr…

Cold weather shouldn’t keep us indoors all winter, but it should make us more safety conscious. Whether you’re camping for a weekend or hiking long distances at frigid temperatures, safety considerations should be slightly different for winter versus summer hiking.

To help you stay safe on the trail, we’re even hosting Wilderness First Aid in February! …

When there are bestsellers at Appalachian Outfitters, we make certain to spread the news to our loyal outdoor adventurers, especially during the holiday season. This year, Patagonia has proven to be popular, and for good reasons! Even the pickiest person on your list will be happy to receive a Better Sweater, a Re-Tool Snap-T Fleece for women, or a pair of Kuhl pan…

At Appalachian Outfitters, we believe in offering our customers outdoor gear that is so unique that it can be difficult to find anywhere else. A perfect example is Jack Wolfskin, an outdoor company that creates high quality gear, and we are the only store in Ohio that carries Jack Wolfskin products. We have an extensive line of Jack Wolfskin backpacks specificall

Be the first of your friends to try out the new Crescent Moon EVA Snowshoes!
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Since snowshoes were first invented in Central Asia, where nomads wore them for hunting trips and long journeys, this footwear has gone through many changes, the latest being the Crescent Moon EVA Snowshoes from Colorado.

Crescent Moon recently cre…

No matter the weather or terrain, Superfeet are made to make you feel good!
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Sitting may be the new smoking, but in our efforts to keep moving, how do your feet feel? Did you know that relying on feet that lack the proper support can cause health problems beyond sore soles? If your feet regularly ache after a fun weekend of hiking or a morning run, …

At Appalachian Outfitters, we support companies that produce products that uphold their values. For this reason, Deuter is one of our favorites.

The Deuter Backpack ACT Trail 30 has separate compartments to keep all your gear organized.
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Deuter is an outdoor company made by and for outdoors people. The company designs quality products, and …