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Business lessons from the trail

By Jennifer

Recently, I have been getting a lot of e-mails and questions about how to make a living or start a business in the Outdoor Industry. So I thought I’d write a post about my experience and nine lessons I’ve learned as the founder and owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company.

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Spending your first night in the woods: some basic advice

By brhcguide

It’s been a long time since I spent my first night in the woods, but I haven’t forgotten what it was like.  I must have been about 12 or 13 years old, and I was on my first overnight backpacking trip.  I had my mother’s old gigantic …

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June is the month for trails

By Jennifer

This June we will celebrate National Trails Day and Great Outdoors Month. But, the danger of celebrating a day dedicated to trails and a month marked for outdoor enjoyment is that some might see the commemoration as a was to consolidate wilderness activities into a single …

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Bartram Trail Recap: I don't tweet on trail, but if I did...

By Jennifer

I like to unplug when I go outdoors, but I also like to take notes to remember what happened. I turned my recent Bartram Trail notes into a set of mock tweets to recap the section between the Nantahala River and Wayah Bald. Enjoy

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