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Learn to Read the Clouds
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Learn to Read the Clouds

  Every avid hiker and backpacker has their own tips and hacks for surviving the outdoors. Most of us outdoorsy folks hit the trail more than prepared. However, a drastic change in weather is one of the top occurrences that can really turn a trip upside down. Unless maybe you [...]

Bring The LaunchPad on Festival Tour This Year
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Bring The LaunchPad on Festival Tour This Year

Earlier this year, the new LaunchPads returned with brighter colors and in two different sizes. Great for the beach and family outings; the LaunchPad is especially well suited for attending the music festival. Every ENOpian I know is resourceful when it comes to hanging a hammock up when naysayers say [...]

Winter Backpacking
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Winter Backpacking

by Samarth Vasisht Backpacking in the winter involves much more commitment than traditional three-season backpacking, primarily due to weather conditions and the challenges that come along with them. Changing your shelter options to handle colder temperatures and, especially, snow is the first issue of winter backpacking. Most retailers will break [...]

Chocoholics Unite!
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Chocoholics Unite!

by Anna Fletcher Today is a very special day that only comes around once a year. For many of us, it’s a day to appreciate one of the most important things in our lives. A day where we are encouraged to treat ourselves with a little indulgence. Chocoholics unite – [...]

4 Hot Drinks for the Chilly Trail
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4 Hot Drinks for the Chilly Trail

by Anna Fletcher Well folks, it’s officially December – winter is coming! Asheville has already seen its first snowfall, and we are all gearing up for more to come. The plunging temperature and increasing threat of snow mean one thing:  hiking, camping and backpacking are all about to get coooold! And [...]