Making Waves: Earning Respect On The Road, One Hello At A Time

30 Jul 14
Making Waves: Earning Respect On The Road, One Hello At A Time
Waving on your bike is the best way to make friends with motorists.

The Latest DEET Free Bug Repellent Techniques

29 Jul 14
The Latest DEET Free Bug Repellent Techniques
I’ve heard it said more than once that the Blue Ridge Mountains are “God’s Country.” I guess the bugs missed the memo…they seem to think they run things around these parts, and attack with an apocalyptic vengeance.

Mountain Adventure and Heritage Collide Among the Appalachian Hills of Marion County, West Virginia

Mountain Adventure and Heritage Collide Among the Appalachian Hills of Marion County, West Virginia
For families, there's plenty to enjoy beyond hiking and biking. Toss a round of disc golf, splash around at the water park, or take a boat for a whirl on the lake. Even Fido has his own place to play at the dog park.

Rules of the Road

29 Jul 14
Rules of the Road
Road life ain't easy, but whether you're out for a Sunday drive or heading cross-country, these 10 rules of the road should ease your time behind the wheel.

Mountain Mama: Brian Benson’s Going Somewhere

29 Jul 14
Mountain Mama: Brian Benson's Going Somewhere
Anywhere you go will be better with a copy of Brian Benson’s travel memoir, Going Somewhere, in your backpack.

Thule’s Technical Backpacks Raise the Figurative Bar

28 Jul 14
Thule's Technical Backpacks Raise the Figurative Bar
The focus of Thule's new technical packs is the emphasis on customization.

Eddie Bauer Launches Footwear Collection

28 Jul 14
Eddie Bauer Launches Footwear Collection
Available July 28, 2014, the new Eddie Bauer footwear collection utilizes cutting-edge technology and advancements in product engineering to offer the ultimate in performance, comfort, and durability for all types of terrain on and off trail.

Outdoor Industry Association Says Sales Growth Accelerating

28 Jul 14
Outdoor Industry Association Says Sales Growth Accelerating
The trend for the month represented growth from the low-single digits seen in the year-to-date period through May, according to retail point-of-sale data compiled by SportScanInfo for OIA VantagePoint. Year-to-date sales through June reached $4.37 billion, up 2.7 percent compared with the same period last year.
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