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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 [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Longboarding
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A Beginner’s Guide to Longboarding

***Note from ENO:  Drew Lewis is a longboarder and adventurist who is embarking on a journey from Atlanta, GA down to the East Coast Greenway with the goal of breaking Rob Thomson’s World Record of Longest Journey by Skateboard – 7,555 miles. With his longboard as his only form of [...]

7 Simple Rules of Dating a Surfer
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7 Simple Rules of Dating a Surfer

by Justin Fricke aka JustinTheWeekendWarrior Disclaimer: This is meant to be some sort of a humorous manifesto of dating a surfer. These are only a few of the lessons learned and heard over the course of 15 years and should be taken with a grain of salt. I’m not singling women [...]