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Using Technology to Enhance Your Backpacking Journey
Outdoor+Travel

Using Technology to Enhance Your Backpacking Journey

The beauty of backpacking is that you aren’t constrained to normal modes of transportation, relegated to cities where lodging is just around the corner, or held to an itinerary. With a pack strapped to your shoulders, you can go where you want, when you want. If you’re feeling frisky, you [...]

9 Facts About Groundhogs and Their Big Day
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9 Facts About Groundhogs and Their Big Day

Whether you call them groundhogs, woodchucks, land beavers, or whistle pigs–every February 2nd these cute creatures have a big day . Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog, saw his shadow Sunday. So according to groundhog-day lore we are destined for six more weeks of hammocking in wintery conditions. But you ENOpians can [...]

It’s Friday, Ready to #HikerChat?
Outdoor+Travel

It’s Friday, Ready to #HikerChat?

Have y’all ever participated in #HikerChat? Once a week, Utah-based TETON Sports and North Carolina-based American Backcountry co-host a conversation about anything and everything hiking. While initially you might not think that the outdoorsy types are necessarily the most technological–think again. This growing digital conversation has become a rich place [...]

How to Raise Outdoor-loving Kids
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How to Raise Outdoor-loving Kids

When Mum and Dad love outdoor activities, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as raising children who are equally enthusiastic about getting out of the city and into the great outdoors. However, it’s not always as easy as planning a camping trip and expecting your kids to love it. Sometimes, their [...]

Hike Out Your Pain: Healing on the A.T.
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Hike Out Your Pain: Healing on the A.T.

    ***Note from ENO: We were very moved by Bryan Jack’s story. A powerful example of how the historic Appalachian Trail continues to inspire people. We commend and honor the work The Appalachian Trail Conservancy does to preserve the trail so it may continue to be a place to [...]