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As you prepare for your next outdoor adventure with a visit to Appalachian Outfitters, the inevitable question comes up: What’s the big deal about wool socks? What are the benefits of wool socks over cotton socks?

When you’re outdoors and need socks that can handle the demands of nature and sweat, you need more than cheap cotton. True athletic socks need to wit

It’s every adventurer’s fear: something – anything! – that stands between you and the wild. While tick populations and Lyme disease infections steadily rise year after year, it is no surprise that many people find ticks attached to their bodies. What do you do if a tick bites you? Are there any helpful next steps you can take?

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What better way to spend time outdoors than with your best friend? After all, a dog is a man’s best friend! What many people don’t realize, however, is that dogs need special camping gear just like we do. But what exactly will you need, and where do you start?

When you’re hiking and camping with your dog, we recommend some specific gear from high quality brands R…

Learn everything you can from Backpacker Magazine’s Get Out More Tour at Appalachian Outfitters!

We invite you to the Backpacker Magazine Get Out More Tour 2017 event on Thursday, June 29 at 6:00 pm!

Appalachian Outfitters is hosting the event at our main store located in Peninsula, Ohio. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about all the fun and safe way…

Join us on June 30 for our YETI® Coolers Open House event! We are thrilled to show you the traditional YETI® product line as well as the latest innovations from this famous company.

YETI Coolers Tank 45 holds 56 cans or a slim quarter keg for your outdoor event.
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YETI® Coolers was founded when two brothers, Roy and Ryan Seiders, became fru…

We want to express our gratitude to everyone who joined us earlier this week for our Oboz One More Tree event at Appalachian Outfitters, where you bought and tried on Oboz hiking boots to help others. For each pair of shoes sold at the event, One More Tree planted another tree in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the trees change lives for families and communities. If you tri…

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No matter how great of a hiker you are, it is impossible to master or enjoy the art of this sport without your essentials. It is important for hikers to carry with them the necessary and, in some critical situations, life-saving items with them. The journey of a hike may seem like a heavenly getaway, but if you are unprepared, the unce…


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Mother Nature is perhaps the best guru of incepting integral virtues such as patience, hard work, teamwork, and humility. With the amount of effort invested in getting over an obstacle or simply moving along a rugged path during rock climbing, the hiker automatically embeds tolerance in her/himself. It is – a si…

Round Up the Gear—It’s Picnic Time!

Food brings people together, creating opportunities for stronger, better communities. For outdoors people, this is especially true for picnics—there’s no better way to foster relationships and enjoy nature than to have a picnic together! This is why Appalachian Outfitters is excited to introduce our new line of P…

Best Trails in Northeast Ohio

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 by

In this world full of phones and tablets, sometimes the best thing you could do is to get away from it all on a family hike trip. The American soil is blessed with endless terrains accompanied with mesmerizing scenery. So what could be a better way to vacation than heading out for an adventure on a hike?

Whether you’re going with your family or your loved one, we have c…

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