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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 Grottoes VA

Dayton Farmers' Market

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 9:00am
Dayton Farmers' Market
Dayton, VA
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Lake Monticello Bass Rodeo

Lake Monticello Bass Rodeo
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 12:00am
Palmyra, VA
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Crozet Farmers Market

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 8:00am
Crozet United Methodist Church
Crozet, VA
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Nelson Farmers Market

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 8:00am
Nelson Farmers Market
Nellysford, VA
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Fairway 5k Walk/Run

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 8:00am
The Historic Town of New Market
New Market, VA
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Old Dominion A.T. Work Day

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
Humpback Rocks Visitor Center and Picnic Area
Lyndhurst, VA
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Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:30am
Westover Park
Harrisonburg, VA
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Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00am
Graves Mountain Lodge
Syria, VA
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Apple Butter Festival

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00am
Wades Mill
Raphine, VA
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Apple Butter Festival

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00am
Silver Creek and Seamans’ Orchards
Tyro, VA
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Ducks Unlimited - University of Virginia

Ducks Unlimited - University of Virginia
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
King Family Vineyard
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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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West Virginia Turkey Festival

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 9:00am
Mathias School Community Center
Mathias, WV
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