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9 Essentials for Summertime in the Mountains
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9 Essentials for Summertime in the Mountains

****Originally posted on Asheville’s newest blog: avlGRIT _____________________________________________________ Summertime in Asheville is a wonderland for most of us. Local beers flow from the taps, feet and paws alike run through the river banks, and our forests fill up with happy hikers seeking a quiet moment with nature and a starry [...]

June Contest Winner!
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June Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Kelsey Angelotta  who is this month’s Photo Contest winner! Kelsey’s majestic shot from the remote Havasupai Indian Reservation wins $215 worth of ENO goodies!!!! “Havasupai meaning “people of the blue-green waters” is the only place in America where mail is still delivered by Pony Express. There are only two ways to access [...]

Be the Light: Choices in Nighttime Backpacking Gear
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Be the Light: Choices in Nighttime Backpacking Gear

When 5:00pm on Friday hits, I’m usually punching the clock and heading into the woods ASAP to go camping. Most of the time however; after changing, grabbing my pack, stopping by the grocery store and then picking up a quick bite to eat on the way to Pisgah National Forest–the [...]

Car Camping Checklist Faves
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Car Camping Checklist Faves

Some people are strictly backpackers, others won’t hike more than 10 feet into the woods to camp and they’re armed with an arsenal of comforts. I say why not enjoy the full spectrum of camping? Sure, I’m super proud of myself when I trail hike in miles with just the things on [...]

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 [...]