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State College , PA 16801 United States
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January 2016

Cross Country Ski Clinic at Appalachian Outdoors

January 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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Free

Appalachian Outdoors owner Geoff Brugler will lead a Cross Country Ski Clinic. Covering how to stay warm, safe & comfortable, range of equipment options & proper fitting as well as where to ski. Free. No reservations. Light refreshments.

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Preparing for the COLD: Hypothermia, Proper Layering & Nutrition

January 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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Free

Join us at Appalachian Outdoors, 7pm-8pm as Dan Trew discusses: Hypothermia: Prevention, Symptoms & Treatment Layering: For Safety & Comfort Nutrition: Fueling your Winter FUN! Free. All Ages Welcome. Light Refreshments.

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February 2016

Snowshoeing Clinic at Appalachian Outdoors

February 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join us, Wednesday February 10th @ 7pm for a: Snowshoeing Clinic If conditions are right, we will be snowshoeing! If you have snowshoes, please bring them along. If you would like to reserve a free pair for the evening, email [email protected] Free event. Reservations needed only if you would like to reserve a pair of snowshoes See attached for details.

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Gantz’s Gear Shakedown at Appalachian Outdoors, 2 Part Series

February 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Author & Guide, Dave Gantz has hiked over 10,000 miles in America. Part 1: Join us on Feb 24th,as Dave explains what gear he'll carry for his upcoming 400 mile backpacking trip this Spring. All on-hand are welcome to question the logic behind his choices and to tell him what to bring and what to leave behind. Part 2: After his trip, Dave will fill us in on what worked and how his trip went. Watch our event calendar for…

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March 2016

Free U Event: Trip Report & Slideshow at Appalachian Outdoors

March 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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Free

Join us as Appalachian Outdoors owner Geoff Brugler provides an overview and slideshow of his recent 3 week float trip on the Colorado River, in The Grand Canyon. Free Event. Light Refreshments. All Ages Welcome.

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Free Merrell Trail Shoe Demo Day at Appalachian Outdoors

March 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Swing by Appalachian Outdoors before heading out for your Saturday run. Our awesome Merrell rep Alexis Young will be here and will fit you with a pair of Merrell trail shoes, to demo (for Free!) for the day! See attached flyer for details.

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April 2016

Free Patagonia Pint Night at Appalachian Outdoors

April 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

We're having a Patagonia Pint Night on Friday, April 1st from 6-8PM. All proceeds will be donated to ClearWater Conservancy and Little Juniata River Association to help support their river clean-ups coming up in April. A $10 donation gets you a stainless steel Patagonia pint glass. We hope to see you all there! Plus, A fly tying demonstration from Little Juniata River Association!

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Spring Expo 2016 at Appalachian Outdoors

April 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Expert vendor reps on hand Raffle drawings every hour on the hour Fun and surprises all day long In-store demo to include virtual reality experience with The North Face

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Free; Disc Golf Clinic at Appalachian Outdoors

April 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Join us as Tricia Lafferty, President of the Centre County Disc Golf Assoc & Brandon Hamilton present an overview of Disc Golf. Including how to get started,equipment options, basic techniques, where to play & tournament play. Weather permitting, we will play! Free. All Ages Welcome. Light Refreshments.

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Free; Canoeing & Kayaking Clinic at Appalachian Outdoors

April 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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Free

Join us, as the Canoe Club of Centre County provides information on canoeing & kayaking and the following topics: - Equipment options - Area trips - Guidelines for safe paddling on the water Free Event. All Ages Welcome. Light Refreshments.

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May 2016

Gantz’s Gear Shakedown at Appalachian Outdoors Part 2

May 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Dave Gantz is an author and guide who has hiked 10,000 miles in America. In the second part of this two part series, Gantz will talk about how his trip went and what gear worked out best for him.

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Free Osprey Pint Night at Appalachian Outdoors

May 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
$10

Food, beer, and fun...what more could you want! A $10 donation gets an Osprey stainless steel pint glass. Don't want a pint glass? You can come and enjoy the event for free. All proceeds will go to a local charitable non-profit organization to be determined soon.

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Pontus Alv’s Latest Skateboarding Film at Appalachian Outdoors

May 25, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Polar’s I like it here inside my mind, don’t wake me this time Appalachian Outdoors is proud to present Polar’s I like it here inside my mind, don’t wake me this time on May 25th from 7-8 PM. The much anticipated video, by Pontus Alv, brings skateboarding to life like you’ve never seen! All are welcome to this free event. Light refreshments provided. Film running time: 44 minutes.

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July 2016

Ladies Night at Appalachian Outdoors

July 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

It's our annual Ladies Night! More details coming soon! This is a free event, and all are welcome to attend. There will be refreshments and beverages provided.

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Climbing Free U

July 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Free U. Climbing Seminar: Basic and intermediate equipment Knots, slings, ropes, harnesses, shoes and carabiners Top rope and trad climbing techniques Where to go locally and within a days drive Free event, all are welcome, light refreshments provided

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Climbing Free U

July 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Free U. Climbing Seminar: Basic and intermediate equipment Knots, slings, ropes, harnesses, shoes and carabiners Top rope and trad climbing techniques Where to go locally and within a days drive Free event, all are welcome, light refreshments provided

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August 2016

Appalachian Outdoors Free U event- Wild, Wild Mushrooms with Bill Russell

August 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Bill Russell, author of Field Guide to Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid Atlantic, will be presenting a slide show and discussion about some of the edible and delicious, and the poisonous, wild mushrooms of Centre County. Bring mushrooms that you find for show and tell. This is a free event and light refreshments will be provided.

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Appalachian Outdoors

August 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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FREE

We're partnering with OluKai and their Anywhere Aloha campaign to bring Hawaii to State College. A $10 donation at the door receives an OluKai stainless steel Klean Kanteen pint glass, with 100% of the proceeds going to our local organization Tides. All are welcome to this free event. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information about the Tides organization, check out their website tidesprogram.org.

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Appalachian Outdoors Free U

August 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Ben Swab, from Freeze Thaw, will be sharing adventures in biking and bike packing. Where to go, gear, safety and more. This is a Free event.  Light refreshments will be provided.

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FREE U – Mike Herman

August 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join Mike Herman, founder and lead cartographer of Purple-Lizard maps, for a guided tour through the Lizard mapmaking process.  Get a close-up look at the all new Pine Creek Lizard Map “The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania”.   Take a guided tour of the Lizard Map cartographic process and get some insider tips on using the Lizard Maps to plan your outdoor adventures.

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Appalachian Outdoors

August 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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FREE

We're partnering with OluKai and their Anywhere Aloha campaign to bring Hawaii to State College. A $10 donation at the door receives an OluKai stainless steel Klean Kanteen pint glass, with 100% of the proceeds going to our local organization Tides. All are welcome to this free event. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information about the Tides organization, check out their website tidesprogram.org.

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FREE U – Caving with Bart Beck

August 31, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

It’s time to go underground ....the next FREE U is Wednesday, August 31, 7-8pm....caving with Bart Beck. Bart will be covering topics such as what is a cave and what is caving, the benefits of caving, equipment, where to go and who to contact. He will also be covering White Nose Syndrome, an emergent disease that is killing millions of bats, in 25 states and 5 Canadian Provinces. Please join us for this free event. Lights refreshments will be provided.

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September 2016

First Friday with Merrell

September 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Merrell Shoes will be joining us for First Friday on September 2, from 5-9, they will be giving away pint glasses and chances to win a Yeti Cooler and Eno hammock - all you have to do is try on a  pair of their new Capra Venture boot.

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Prizes, Movies, Free Food, & More at The Appalachian Outdoors’ Winter Night hosted by the Penn State Ski Team!

September 13, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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Come help the Penn State Ski Team and Appalachian Outdoors usher in the new winter season with a night too cool for the September weather! Forget your fall woes and feel powder fly by your face as you watch the newest Warren Miller trailer and the full Chasing Shadows movie. Enjoy free Uncle Chen’s Chinese food as you check out the newest gear that will brought in by the company reps for the evening. Learn how to prevent and treat…

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FREE U with Mike Hermann

September 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join Mike Hermann, founder and lead cartographer of Purple-Lizard maps, for a guided tour through the Lizard mapmaking process.  Get a close-up look at the all new Pine Creek Lizard Map “The Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania”.   Take a guided tour of the Lizard Map cartographic process and get some insider tips on using the Purple Lizard Maps to plan your outdoor adventures.

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FREE U – Isle Royale with Mark Schreiner

September 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Come share Mark's journey from making the commitment to the final destination. Explore the remote , uninhabited, cluster of Islands that make up the Isle Royale National Park in the northwestern point of Lake Superior in Northern Michigan. Physical and mental conditioning-what gear you will need - Where to stay- if you aren't in your tent- What you may see- and what to do when you aren't hiking are a few of the things Mark will cover.

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Appalachian Outdoors Pint Night

September 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

We're partnering with The North Face for an evening filled with fun, food, drink, silent auction and giveaways! A $10 donation at the door receives a North Face stainless steel pint glass, with proceeds going to the Centre County YMCA.

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FREE U – Isle Royale with Mark Schreiner

September 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Come share Mark's journey from making the commitment to the final destination. Explore the remote , uninhabited, cluster of Islands that make up the Isle Royale National Park in the northwestern point of Lake Superior in Northern Michigan. Physical and mental conditioning-what gear you will need - Where to stay- if you aren't in your tent- What you may see- and what to do when you aren't hiking are a few of the things Mark will cover.

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October 2016

Appalachian Outdoors Fall Expo

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
free

Be sure to stop in this Saturday, October 15th for our annual Fall Outdoor Expo! Expert Vendor Reps will be on hand to demonstrate products and answer any questions you may have! Plus there will be silent auctions, mystery discount chips, and door prizes--you don't want to miss it!

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Under Armour Pint Night

October 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

We're partnering with Under Armour for an evening filled with fun, food, drink, silent auction and giveaways! A $10 donation at the door receives an Under Armour stainless steel pint glass, with proceeds going to the Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America.

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FREE U – Exploring the Mid-State Trail with Chris Sommer

October 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us as Chris Sommers recaps his adventures exploring The MId State Trail , 320 miles in total running from the MD border to the NY border. Averaging 27 miles a day Raising $7,000 for Hearts for Homeless!

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SPIRIT QUEST- MANDIBLE CLAW

October 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
free

With his latest film, Spirit Quest, Mandible Claw creates an instant classic that blends raw street skating with an innovative approach to film and editing. This film displays a range of skateboards cruising spots all around the globe, and for that, we’re very proud to present this film to the community on October 27 from 6:30 PM-8:00 PM. Light refreshments and free giveaways will be provided at the event, so come on through and enjoy a good time.

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December 2016

APPALACHIAN OUTDOORS PINT NIGHT

December 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Appalachian Outdoors and The Bestwick Foundation, along with Woolrich, Dogfish Head Brewery, Jason Olcese, Big Spring Spirits, MJ Custom Craft Cooking Hotel State College will be making this next event at Appalachian Outdoors one you don't want to miss. All proceeds will benefit the Youth Service Bureau!

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January 2017

FREE U – WINTER HIKING AND BACKPACKING WITH DAVE GANTZ

January 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us as we discuss methods and skills to stay comfortable while hiking and backpacking in cold conditions.   App Outdoors employee Dave Gantz will lead this discussion. Gantz has spent plenty of time backpacking in cold conditions and will share some lessons learned along the way. www.walkwithgantz.com   Topics include: proper winter gear and clothing, techniques to keep gear from freezing, tricks to staying warm while camping and sleeping, and more.

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FREE U- CROSS COUNTRY SKIING WITH GEOFF BRUGLAR

January 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

25th FREE U- CROSS COUNTRY  SKIING WITH GEOFF BRUGLER Join us on January 25th, from 7-8pm,for a cross-country skiing clinic with Geoff Brugler. Geoff is an avid outdoorsman and has been cross-country-skiing for over forty years; he will be covering topics such as equipment, proper ski fitting, staying safe and comfortable, the best places to go, and much more.

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February 2017

FREE U WITH JACOB GILLILAND

February 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

JOIN JACOB AT APPALACHIAN OUTDOORS FOR A SPECIAL NIGHT FREE UNIVERSITY PRESENTATION. PROPER CLOTHING, GEAR, AND LOGISTICS FOR WINTER RECREATION INCLUDING BACKPACKING, FLY FISHING, AND MORE.

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FREE U – HYPOTHERMIA WITH DAN TREW

February 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Dan Trew will be covering vital topics on staying warm and safe in the cold. This includes layering for safety and comfort, nutrition to fuel your winter fun, and everything that you need to know about hypothermia.

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PINT NIGHT

February 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

The North Face and Appalachian Outdoors, along with Big Spring Spirits and Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks, bring you another fun filled night with food, beverage, fun, games, giveaways, and more! Benefits the Penns Valley Conservation Association! More information to come.

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March 2017

FREE U – HIKING THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL WITH JACOB GILLILAND

March 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us March 22, 6-8pm as Jacob Gilliland shares his first hand account of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. The PCT spans 2650 miles from the Canadian/Washing border to the Mexican/California border. Jacob will be sharing his adventure, gear selection, proper clothing and logistics benefiting anyone aspiring to thru hike the PCT.

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TRAIL RUNNING WITH VETERANS JOSHUA BROCK AND DREW FUNK

March 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join App Outdoors staff members and veteran trail runners Drew Funk and Joshua Brock for an engaging and wide-ranging presentation on trail running. Drew, Brenton Josh train together often and have participated in a variety of trail races over the years from the Hyner 50K, the Frozen Snot, Sinnemahone 50K and the Tussey Mountainback relay. Topics for this presentation will range from gear selection for year-round running, to nutrition and hydration as well as local trails and events.

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April 2017

Celebrate hiking and Book Release, Families on Foot, with National Geographic’s Adventurer of the year, Jennifer Pharr Davis

April 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join Jennifer Pharr Davis, her husband Brew, and their kids Charley and Gus as they celebrate hiking and the launch of their new book, Families on Foot. What a great way to introduce your kids to hiking! Or better yet, if you already have a family full of experts, bring friends who are new to the outdoors. We’ll have snacks, drinks, music, games, giveaways, and more!

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FREE U – PET FIRST AID ON THE TRAIL WITH DR. ERIN LULEY

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FEWW

-Preparing for a hike with your dog -Pet first aid basics - dealing with minor injuries -Common injuries and emergencies - when to seek veterinary care, and what you can do to help your pet before you get there -Dealing with the elements

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May 2017

Free U – Beginning Triathlons with Josh Cone

May 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Triathlons for Beginners. - What do I need to start? - How much time? - SWIMMING?! -Training Basics These and more of your questions are answered in a 'How to get started with triathlons and more', talk with Josh Cone, CSCS, and competitive triathlete.

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PINT NIGHT WITH THE NORTH FACE

May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

The North Face and Appalachian Outdoors, bring you a fun-filled night with food, beverage, fun, games, giveaways, and more! Pint Night for Jana Marie Foundation as the beneficiary of 2017 Tussey MOUnTaiNBACK! More information to come.

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June 2017

Appalachian Outdoors and Montrail – monTrail 5-mile run

June 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us June 7 for a 5-mile run, leaving from and returning to the store. Come in early and get your Montrail demo shoes for the run. After the run  - get your freebies from Montrail along with light refreshments!

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July 2017

Free U- Hammock Camping

July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Join us for a lesson on how to buy the best hammock, where to hang your hammock and the equipment you will need. How to protect yourself from hazards and pest prevention.  Light refreshments will be served.

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August 2017

Free U – Becoming One With Your Pack – Pack Fitting with Isaac and Joe

August 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join Isaac Smith and Joe Saunders as they give you how to's on loading your pack and solving fit issues. Wondering if you pack fits correctly- bring it along and they will check it out!

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FREE U- Standing Stone Trail: a Hidden Gem

August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Join us for an evening with the Standing Stone Trail Club - What is the Standing Stone Trail, a gem in State College's backyard, and learn why it was named 2016 Trail of the Year - Tips for hiking the Standing Stone Trail - Hikes for beginners and more adventurous hikers (day hikes and overnight hikes on the Standing Stone Trail) - Learn about the project to re-open the Greenwood Fire Tower to the public - Information on the Great…

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September 2017

Free U – Pulling on Plastic, Indoor Climbing for Outdoor Adventure

September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Penn State's new climbing wall, how to use the gym to prep for outdoor adventures, training games in the gym, and more! Giveaways from Black Diamond and The North Face. Light Refreshments will be provided!

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FREE U – Finding the Lizard with Micheal Hermann and Dave Gantz

September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Finding the Lizards: The Department of Adventure at Purple Lizard shares their favorite places on several of their popular trail maps in the Pennsylvania Adventure Series. Lead cartographer Michael Hermann, and Trail Guru Dave Gantz, will talk about the coolest spots they've found in Central Pennsylvania while making the Purple Lizard maps. These spots are often marked on the maps with a tiny purple lizard, and nothing else, which makes them fun to discover. They will also talk about some…

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October 2017

Oboz and Hydro Flask Pint Night!

October 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us for a fun-filled evening with Oboz Footwear, Hydro Flask, Outdoor Research, Deuter, and Native Eyewear. Big Spring Spirits and Good Intent Cider will be sampling their amazing drinks! A $10 donation at the door gets you an insulated Hydro Flask 16 oz pint benefiting State College Community Land Trust!

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FREE U – Adventure Tips n’ Treats for Women in the Outdoors

October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Looking for adventure in the outdoors, but don't know where to begin or what to take? Would you like to take a hike, but don't know where to go or don't feel safe? Join us at Free U on October 25, from 7pm-8pm as Lisa Wandel, Founder of the Women's Adventure Club of Centre County shares tips n' treats on; gear to get started, groups to join, where to go and how to stay safe. Women of all ages and…

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Appalachian Outdoors Fall Expo

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us for our annual Fall Expo! Get ready to have some fun because we're going to have a day filled with the newest gear, the latest fashions, giveaways, raffles and more! Plus, talk with our expert reps about all the products you LOVE and local community groups about what's going on in the local area!

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November 2017

Merrell Pint Night

November 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

On November 15, 6-8pm, join Merrell Purple Lizard Maps Appalachian Outdoors and Big Spring Spirits, Revival Kitchen, Revive Modern Massage, Mount NitaNee Kombucha for pint night benefiting the Recovery NOW – Western PR and Central Mountains Fund. Recovery NOW will fund local non-profits working on relief and recovery efforts in Western Puerto Rico and the Central Mountains region, in underserved and vulnerable communities. A $10 donation at the door gets you a stainless steel Merrel Pint glass, light refreshments and…

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December 2017

First Friday Woolrich Dogfish Head PA Tuxedo Tasting

December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us along with Woolrich for this special First Friday and celebrate the great taste of the Pennsylvania Tuxedo. Big Spring Spirits and Mount NitaNee Kombucha will be sampling at the event. Kid Tech will be in store for a fun activity for kids and kids at heart! A $10.00 donation gets you a Woolrich Pint Glass, benefits the Centre County Youth Service Bureau.

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January 2018

Free U – Her Odyssey, Truths from the Trail

January 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

'Join long-distance hiker and Triple-Crowner Lauren 'Neon' Reed as she talks about pioneering a route across the continent of South America. She and her hiking partner have walked and paddled 5,000 miles from Ushuaia, Argentina to Cuzco, Peru. Their journey has taken them through Patagonia, across the driest desert in the world and over mountain passes higher than Mount Whitney (the highest peak in the continental United States). Come and learn more about her multi-year adventure!'

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FREE U CROSS COUNTRY SKIING WITH GEOFF BRUGLER

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Join us for a cross country skiing clinic with Geoff Brugler.  Geoff is an avid outdoorsman and has been cross country  skiing for over 40 years, he will be covering topics such as equipment options, proper ski fitting, staying warm, safe and comfortable, the best places to go and more.

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February 2018

February First Friday

February 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Join us for the usual treats and libations. Mount NitaNee Kombucha and kidTech will also be joining us for a relaxing evening! http://kid-tech.org/

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Kids Yoga with Kathleen Zdenek + Life is Good Art Contest

February 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Twenty minutes of kids yoga + Life is Good - Art Contest!

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Free U ~ The Roots of Exploration in the UK

February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Tracing the roots of exploration in the UK back to Antarctica Pete will illustrate the growth of youth development expeditions to wilderness areas around the world. With anecdotes and images from Greenland, the Himalaya, the Middle East and Africa the personal growth associated with expeditions and current issues will be explored. Pete is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Explorers Club of New York, Young Explorers Trust and the British Exploring Society. His research is focused on values and…

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March 2018

First Friday StayCation

March 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join us for your StayCation - we will have the usual libations plus Mount NitaNee Kombucha tastings and a Kid Tech activity for the young and young at heart! Stop by the store and let your kids share what makes life good. Ask any employee where the coloring station is and be sure to fill out the back in order for your child to be eligible to win one of the Life is Good grand prizes.

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Winter Clearance – Up to50% Off

March 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Save up to 50% on your favorite brands!

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Appalachian Outdoors Winter Clearance Sale

March 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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50% off all your favorite brands! Now through April 30th.

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April 2018

Free U – Hammock Camping with Joe Saunders

April 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join Joe Saunders, one of the stellar staff at Appalachian Outdoors, as he shares his love of hammock camping. Joe will cover where to go and how to select a site, what you need to hang your hammock and how to do it safely, staying warm and dry in your hammock, pest prevention and more! Plus our giveaway that evening will be an awesome ENO hammock!

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Appalachian Outdoors – First Friday

April 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join us from 5-8 for the usual libations. Mount NitaNee Kombucha will be offering tastings of their latest delicious Kombucha. KidTech Centre County will be keeping the kids and kids at heart happy with a fun activity! Joyce Hoffman with Life's Abundance will be in the store with samples and products.

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Free U – Connecting Cultures in the Oman Desert

April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE

Join us for an eye-opening look at connecting young people in a culturally diverse world. Three Penn State students will be sharing their life-changing experiences, as we learn about an experimental program in the Oman Desert to discuss ways of breaking down cultural barriers.  

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Spring Expo @ Appalachian Outdoors

April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join us for our annual Spring Expo! Get ready to have some fun because we're going to have a day filled with the newest gear, the latest fashions, giveaways, raffles and more! Plus, talk with our expert reps about all the products you LOVE and local community groups about what's going on in the local area!

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FREE U- BOOK SIGNING WITH JENNIFER PHARR DAVIS

April 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join us for an evening with Jennifer Pharr Davis, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year! The Night begins with a trail run at 5 pm(more Details to come) and continues at the store at 7 pm as Jennifer shares the highlights of her latest book, The Pursuit of Endurance. unlocking the secrets to maximizing perseverance--on and off the trail. you are welcome to join us for the run or just come in for Jennifer's talk and book signing. Jennifer Pharr…

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May 2018

Gear Swap

May 12, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

It's Mental Health Awareness month and Jana Marie Foundation is closing Allen Street for the day! Relax on an ENO hammock, check out AO staff gear for sale at our Gear Swap and GREAT DEALS in the store!

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Free U – Day Packing with Joe Saunders

May 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Join us at Appalachian Outdoors Downtown State College for a lesson in day packing- part 1 of the 3 part series with Joe Saunders- planning, safety prep, equipment and more! Light refreshments will be provided

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June 2018

Free U – Back Country Nutrition with Joe Saunders

June 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
Free

Join Joe Saunders as he shares his nutrition secrets while enjoying some solitude in the back-country! Joe will be reviewing stoves, cook kits and more....plus the best foods to keep you going strong on your adventures.

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December 2018

Holiday Ladies’ Night at Appalachian Outdoors

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

The holiday Ladies’ Night will be Thursday, December 6th fro 6-8pm. Stop in to check off all those on your holiday gift list, or treat yourself. Also enjoy light refreshments as you shop.

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Holiday Men’s Night

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States

Enjoy some light refreshments while you get your gifts for the holidays. Don't forget we price match, have gift boxes, and provide discounts for AAA members and more.

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January 2019

Free U: Cross Country Skiing

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE!

Owner Geoff Brugler will lead a XC Ski Clinic this Wed. Feb. 23! Topics will include staying warm, range of equipment options, where to ski and proper fitting. Free! No reservations! Light refreshments!

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February 2019

First Friday with Appalachian Outdoors

February 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE!

Join us for refreshments and vendor presentations while you shop for your next outdoor adventure! Vendors that will be involved: Mount NitaNee Kombucha , Skydive Happy Valley, ABC Chiropractic, BeWell Associates and Kid Tech.

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Movie Night: Patagonia’s Treeline

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE!

Appalachian Outdoors is having a free viewing of Treeline: A Story Written in Rings. Join us for entertainment and light refreshments as we visit the enshrined cypress groves of Japan, the towering redcedars of British Columbia, and the ancient bristlecones of Nevada, following a handful of skiers, snowboarders, scientists and healers as they move through these giants and explore a connection older than humanity.

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March 2019

Geology of Central Pennsylvania

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
FREE!

With the support of the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium, join us as Joanmarie shares tales of when Pennsylvania had mountains as high as the Himalaya, or as frozen as the Arctic - and what it means for your favorite outdoor adventure spots. The story behind the waterfalls, boulder fields and streams we know and love are millions of years in the making, and geologists are always working to tell new, exciting stories of Earth's history from the rocks and landscapes…

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April 2019

Spring Expo at Appalachian Outdoors

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Appalachian Outdoors, 123 South Allen Street
State College , PA 16801 United States
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FREE!

Join us for our annual Spring Expo. Don't miss the store-wide sales, giveaways, samples and more! Meet our vendor experts and draw for your chance to win 10-100% off your final purchase.

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