Articles written by: Justin Fricke

Justin Fricke

I’m a 23-year-old recent college grad holding down a 9-5 job, but still managing to find time for fun and adventures at night and on the weekend. I hope you enjoy reading about my adventures here and more on my website, justintheweekendwarrior.com

Flatland Training Part 1
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Flatland Training Part 1

***NOTE FROM ENO:  This is part 1 of a 5-part series about how to stay active in the outdoors through flatland training – essentially, training for the mountains without actually being in the mountains.*** By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Training is an essential aspect of any sport. You can’t simply [...]

Top 5 Reasons You Should Slackline
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Top 5 Reasons You Should Slackline

  By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Ever since the 2012 Super Bowl Halftime Show, the slackline community has started to gain more recognition. While walking on some sort of wire, rope, etc. has been going on for centuries, slacklining wasn’t actually brought into the limelight until 1979 when two climbers, Adam [...]

Should an Outdoorsman Grow a Beard?
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Should an Outdoorsman Grow a Beard?

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior This year is turning out to be “The Year of The Beard.” While I wish I could grow a beard like Drew Holcomb or one of the boys from Duck Dynasty, I’m not sure that I would. It’s not because I think girls like a [...]

Camping and Day Trips at Foster Falls
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Camping and Day Trips at Foster Falls

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior Tucked away in the Southeastearn corner of Tennessee, about 40 minutes Northwest of Chattanooga, you’ll find Foster Falls in the little town of Sequatchie. Foster Falls makes for a great day trip or weekend camping trip if you’re not into climbing (more on that in [...]

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Vinyl vs. Digital

By Justin Fricke, aka the JustinTheWeekendWarrior. Record players and vinyl records have started to emerge again, thanks to the presence of hipsters. Not many folks have them, but they were actually a hot commodity back in the day. I own a record player, have started my own record collection, and personally [...]