#JamesOnTheAT: 3 Days In, Ready to Drop Weight


Two weeks ago, I posted the photo below to our Facebook page showing what James Willette from our Peterborough, NH store was thinking about bringing along on his 5-7 month journey on the Appalachian Trail. While some folks wondered... Read More »

Going to Philmont? Here’s All You REALLY Need To Know.

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As you look forward to the adventure of a lifetime at the most famous scout camp in America, it’s important to plan ahead for the amazing moments that lie ahead. I’m not talking about the big decisions about what... Read More »

Monkey Search and Rescue: A Stuffed Animal Survival Story


Do you have something that you bring with you on every hike, no matter what? For me, it’s the American flag I received for being a crew leader at Philmont Scout Ranch. I’ve had it since I was 16... Read More »

Why We’ve Never Followed an Appalachian Trail Thru Hiker…Until Now


The Appalachian Trail. It’s arguably the most popular bucket list item for anyone who’s ever dragged himself or herself back to work after a weekend of peak bagging or adventurous wandering. It’s an idea that’s wistfully discussed around campfires... Read More »

Safe Winter Hiking Advice


Reaching the summit of a mountain is always satisfying but reaching the summit of a mountain in winter sparks an adrenaline rush that’s almost impossible to describe. Unfortunately, the pursuit of this rush has made for a busy winter... Read More »

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