Articles written by: Carolyn Ellison

Carolyn Ellison

Weekend-warrior-backpacker, star-gazer, hammock seller, writer, iphone photographer, and festival goer living in beautiful Asheville, NC.

The Trouble with Ticks
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The Trouble with Ticks

Memorial Day has come and gone, marking the cultural beginning of summer. Without a doubt ENOpians everywhere will be hiking, paddling, camping and hammocking as the warm season sets in. We’re all happy to be outside more during these months…just be sure to be weary of ticks! May is Lyme Disease [...]

The Backcountry Chef Chronicles
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The Backcountry Chef Chronicles

ENOpians looooove to get outside and go camping. And everyone has their favorite part of camping. For some it’s trout fishing, night hiking, river rock hopping. For others it’s building the best campfire or lounging in a hammock reading a book. For me, it’s cooking. I make plenty of exceptions weight [...]

How to be Green at Festivals
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How to be Green at Festivals

As music festivals attract more and more of a crowd–they also produce more waste. Often, the common theme for festivals–regardless of music genre–is the notion of people coming together and working as a team to make the world a better place. However, if you’ve ever seen a festival at the [...]

7 Awesome & Thoughtful Gifts for Mom this Mothers Day
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7 Awesome & Thoughtful Gifts for Mom this Mothers Day

Okay people, it’s midweek. You have just enough time to pull yourself together and give your mom a proper Mothers Day! Relay Two external beverage holders, reinforced base, lightweight but large enough to pack an overnight bag. What am I talking about? The Relay Bag. It’s ready to keep up [...]

Build a Doggy First Aid Kit for the Trail
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Build a Doggy First Aid Kit for the Trail

It’s no secret that ENOpian’s LOVE animals. I’m sure my pup is not the only one out their who joins me in my hammock. When one has a fierce love for the outdoors, often that translates to an appreciation for animals, namely everyone’s best friend–the dog. A lot of backpackers [...]