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The John Muir Trail is a long distance trail ranging about 210 miles total. The trail is through the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California. It passes through three national parks, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia. Appalachian Outfitter’s Matt W. will be leading this course. Matt has recently completed the John Muir Trail and wants to share his know…

Disc Golf 101

Monday, 14 August 2017 by

Join us for our first ever class on Disc Golf with Appalachian Outfitter’s own Greg K. Participants will meet at Hudson Springs Park, where they will learn the beginner basics of playing disc golf, like how to throw the drivers, mid-range and putting discs. Each participant will receive a starter pack of three discs, specifically disc golf discs. The class …

If you spend any time outdoors, basic knots can be a lifesaver…. literally. Join us for this informal clinic on how to tie basic knots such as the Figure Eight, the Bowtie knot, and the Clove Hitch along with several others. …

Don’t let the biting insects ruin your outdoor adventures! Learn what products are available to keep you safe from mosquitoes, tick, and other various insects. Products like insect repellents, insect repellent clothing, insect sprays to treat clothing, as well as Deet free products. …

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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New Products

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 by

We are now carrying: The Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe. This pipe is a small, light, copper and silver pipe that makes coffee in the outdoors. The Bripe requires NO electricity, gas canister, kettle or stove. The Bripe only requires ground coffee, water, and a portable butane-powered quad jet torch (this is included) to create the brew.

The Bripe Coffee Brew Pipe was foun…

2017 Fall Hiking Series

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 by

This fall we are lucky to have several sponsors which include Columbia, Sherpa Adventure Gear, Smartwool, Sea to Summit, Deuter, Leki, and Stanley. Leki will provide demo hiking poles that will be available to test at each hike. We will have one sponsor per week that will provide a raffle prize for each hike, to be eligible to win you must attend that hike. In additio…

Oktoberfest

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 by

Join us for our 2nd Oktoberfest on August 25th, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Gather together with friends and family for beer, food, music, and more! Cash only for all food and beverages purchases.

Sale: All German brands: Leki, Deuter, Jack Wolfskin, & Lowa will be 25% Off from 6:00-8:00 pm.

Drinks: Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. will have a variety of German style beer op…

Before our fall hiking series we are offering a hike in collaboration with the University of Akron Field Station located within The Bath Nature Preserve. The BNP is 404 acres of land consisting of several environmental habitats–wetlands, woodlands, riparian, and old-field habitats. The hike will be approximately 3 miles, starting at the Field Station …

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