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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Virginia

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Virginia
No matter where you find yourself in the Commonwealth of Virginia, you’re never far from an outstanding hiking trail. Mountains. Valleys.…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Virginia

5 Energizing Hikes in Virginia
Virginian hikers enjoy many of the most rewarding trails on the East Coast. When it comes to upping the ante and pushing yourself on a more…
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7 Best Trail Running Spots in Virginia

7 Best Trail Running Spots in Virginia
Trail runners in Virginia have an embarrassment of riches to choose from. Should you head to the beach and the oft-sighted First Landing State Park?…
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7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Virginia

7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Virginia
Virginia’s diverse natural habitats, from the beaches on the eastern shore to the mountains and nature preserves, make for a fantastic place…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Virginia

5 Great Hiking Trails in Virginia
Hiking in Virginia is a regular pastime. Hundreds of hiking trails across our many state parks, national parks, and routes leading through the…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids
Taking your family on an antler hike puts a new twist on spring day hikes and sharpens everyone’s abilities to observe what’s around them…
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Backpacking the backcountry

Backpacking the backcountry
The backcountry: An isolated or remote area that only the most intrepid of campers will retreat to. Skipping out on the designated campsites and…
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Hiking safety in the winter

Hiking safety in the winter
If solitude is what you’re after, winter hiking can be very enjoyable. Most hiking trails are never crowded during the colder months. If you…
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Events Near Evergreen VA

Healthy Kids Running Series

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 4:30pm
Amelia County Elementary School
Amelia Court House, VA
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Outdoor Dreams Archery Hunt

Outdoor Dreams Archery Hunt
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 12:00am
Shipman, VA
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Halifax Farmers' Market

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 8:00am
Halifax Farmers' Market
Halifax, VA
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Nelson Farmers Market

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 8:00am
Nelson Farmers Market
Nellysford, VA
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I Am Woman 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 8:00am
Alan B. Pearson Cancer Center
Lynchburg, VA
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CASA Super Hero 5K

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 at 9:00am
Percival's Island Natural Area
Lynchburg, VA
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Bluegrass, Barbecue and Brew Festival

Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 at 11:00am
Patrick Henry's Red Hill
Brookneal, VA
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Ducks Unlimited - Phil Gibbs DU Sponsor Event CANCELED

Ducks Unlimited - Phil Gibbs DU Sponsor Event  CANCELED
Sunday, Nov 4, 2018
Scott Keefer's Farm, 1581 Trents Ferry Road
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Outdoor Dreams Muzzleloader Hunt #1

Outdoor Dreams Muzzleloader Hunt #1
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:00am
Shipman, VA
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Outdoor Dreams Muzzleloader Hunt #2

Outdoor Dreams Muzzleloader Hunt #2
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 12:00am
Shipman, VA
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Staunton River State Park Deer Hunt

Staunton River State Park Deer Hunt
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 12:00am
Scottsburg, VA
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Full Nelson 5K

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 9:00am
Blue Mountain Barrel House
Arrington, VA
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Girls on the Run 5K

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 10:00am
Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA
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