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123 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801
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Most people in State College know about Shingletown Gap, but if you don't, be sure to check out Levi's adventure through a town favorite.
Read More: www.appoutdoors.com/blog/a-hike-through-shingletown-gap/
By: Levi Opsatnic. image one. Living in State College literally has a ton of hiking and other outdoor recreation options. Whether you're trailrunner, hiker, backpacker, or fly fisherman (like myself), there's sure to be a bounty of wonderful locations to keep you busy.
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If you haven't penciled this week's Free U into your schedule, check out this blog about caving, and get ready to change your mind about coming into the store on Wednesday evening. 
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/exploring-the-unknown/
By: Bart Beck. cave image one. As the world becomes ever more globalized, it seems as though it becomes increasingly smaller, as well. At one point, it was that people only had to go west in search of adventure and the unknown. Then, came the poles, followed by peaks, and now, many see space as ...
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Even with our recent rain, the trout streams can still be too hot to fish, so check out these five ways to curb the late summer trout bite. Read more on our blog: www.appoutdoors.com/blog/five-ways-to-get-your-fly-fishing-fix-when-its-too-hot/
By: Levi Opsatnic. 1 (1). Unless you've spent the month or so few weeks inside of an air conditioned building, then I'm sure you've noticed that it's hot outside–really, really hot. And if you're as avid of a fly fisher as I am, then it (hopefully) means that you've given the trout in ...
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About as rare as an insect can be, the 17-year periodical cicadas make quite the buzz in the natural world. Check out Levi's fly fishing adventure with these bugs at the Youghiogheny River.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/17-year-periodical-cicadas-and-pennsylvanias-youghiogheny-river/
By: Levi Opsatnic. image 1 (2). It generally doesn't matter where you are, whenever it comes to fly fishing, there's a solid chance that you're looking for at least some sort of insect activity. Whether it's the highly-esteemed mayfly, or a caddisfly, or a terrestrial insect, there's a solid ...
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We have some that come out yearly. I wish I new when they come out of the ground. I would collect some for bass fishing.
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Enter for your chance to win a FREE pair of Reef Sandals! ONE DAY LEFT TO ENTER!
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From phenomenal packs to one heck of a warranty, Osprey has it all covered. But if you want to know more about this brand, then check out this week's Get to know a Vendor article that discusses all things Osprey.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/get-to-know-a-vendor-osprey/
By: Levi Opsatnic. image 1 (1). With the heart of backpacking season fully underway, it seems like everyone is beginning to gear up. And although gearing up can be as easy or as complex as you make it, the one common denominator is that you're going to need some sort of pack or carrying vessel.
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Just in time to start scouting out your fall hikes in Rothrock and the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, we've got some new Purple Lizard Maps in stock. An updated Rothrock map and the brand new Pine Creek map are sure to have you planning more fun than you know what to do with, so check out this blog post to see what these new maps are all about.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/purple-lizard-maps-rothrock-state-forest-pine-creek/
Here at Appalachian Outdoors, we love maps of all kinds. Whether it's a Topo, USGS, state park map, or just a county map, there's a good chance that it excites our employees. However, I don't think that any map carries as much excitement as our Purple Lizard Maps. Crafted by a Pennsylvanian, ...
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Although we've still got more warm summer days ahead, we've knocked down the price of a lot of our spring and summer products. So check out this list of five awesome steals before it's too late. 
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/five-end-of-season-specials/
By: Levi Opsatnic. If you haven't browsed our website or been into our shop lately, you may not know that we've marked quite a few of our spring products to 40% off, as well as marked a few older products to a bit cheaper than 40% off. Not only is this a great time for everyone to catch one heck ...
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With the weather as hot as it's been, there's no better time to take a sip from one of Hydro Flask's True Pints. Just as cold when you drink it as it was when you poured it, these pints are perfect for hot days. Take a look at this Product Review and see what makes them so great.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/product-review-hydro-flask-16-oz-true-pint/
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Refined and updated, Black Diamond's Spot Headlamp can illuminate just about everything around. Take a look at this Product Review to see all of the new additions to this awesome lamp.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/product-review-black-diamonds-spot-headlamp/
By: Levi Opsatnic. bd image 1. For those of us who follow head lamp updates religiously, well, you probably have a pretty difficult job. It seems that head lamps are constantly advancing. From shrinking in size to maximizing their amount of lumens, and everything in between, it appears that ...
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With the weather as hot as it's been, there's no better time to take a sip from one of Hydro Flask's True Pints. Just as cold when you drink it as it was when you poured it, these pints are perfect for hot days. Take a look at this Product Review and see what makes them so great.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/product-review-hydro-flask-16-oz-true-pint/
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About as rare as an insect can be, the 17-year periodical cicadas make quite the buzz in the natural world. Check out Levi's fly fishing adventure with these bugs at the Youghiogheny River.
www.appoutdoors.com/blog/17-year-periodical-cicadas-and-pennsylvanias-youghiogheny-river/
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Welcome to Appalachian Ski & Outdoors, the adventuresource for quality outdoor clothing and equipment since 1974.  We carry North Face sleeping bags and tents, Mountain Hardwear jackets and equipment, and Patagonia clothing as well as packs from Osprey, Gregory, North Face, Mountainsmith, and Lowe Alpine. Inside our pages you'll find other great outdoor gear including backpacks, hiking boots, MSR stoves, Chaco sandals, Rossignol skis, and Black Diamond climbing equipment. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at sales at appoutdoors.com for more information or call us toll free at 1-800-690-5220 for personal customer attention.

From the vendors below we carry the following products within our online store for adventure, travel, and mountaineering; backpacks, hiking boots, sleeping bags, tents, rock & ice climbing equipment, water filters & purifiers, child carriers, sandals, alpine & cross country skis, snowshoes, and outdoor clothing. We guarantee your complete satisfaction and you have our commitment to the best customer service that can be delivered.

Alpina Skis + Arcteryx + Asolo + Black Diamond + Bluewater + Burton + Cascade Designs + Chaco + Columbia Sportswear + Eagle Creek + Eureka + Ex Officio + Fischer + Five-Ten + Gregory + Jansport + K2 Skis & Snowboards + Karhu + Katadyn + Kelty + La Sportiva + Lowe Alpine + Merrell + Metolius + Montrail + Mountain Hardwear + MSR + North Face + Oakley + Osprey + Patagonia + Petzl + Prana + Ride Snowboards + Rossignol Skis + Royal Robbins + Salomon + Sierra Designs + SOG + Sterling Ropes + Swiss Army Knives + Teva + Thermarest + Thule + Tubbs Snowshoes + Vasque + Volkl Skis

If you're not able to find a particular item, please call us toll free at 800-690-5220 or email us at sales at appoutdoors.com. We carry many more items in our retail store than we have represented on our website. We are a dealer for practically all major manufacturer's in the outdoor, ski, and snowboard industries and are happy to order any item for you at any time. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is ready and able to help you with any questions you may have.
Hours
Sunday10:00 am–6:00 pm
Monday10:00 am–8:30 pm
Tuesday10:00 am–8:30 pm
Wednesday10:00 am–8:30 pm
Thursday10:00 am–8:30 pm
Friday10:00 am–9:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am–8:00 pm
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123 South Allen Street, State College, PA 16801
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