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July 2017

Trail Safety + First Aid

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

Learn how to hike smart and stay safe on the trail. Everyone who attends will be entered to win prizes! RSVP on Facebook This event is free and open to the public. Well-behaved kids and pets with owner on leash are welcome.

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Outward Hounds Tips + Tricks

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

Learn about Brother Wolf Animal Rescue's Outward Hounds Hiking Club and how you can volunteer with the program. They'll also share tips on how to safely hike with your dog. This event is free and open to the public. Well-behaved kids and pets with owner on leash are encouraged to join! RSVP on Facebook

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August 2017

Orangetheory Bootcamp

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

We believe the outdoors are for everyone. In fact, it's at the heart of our #SpendLess #PlayMore mission. There are recreational activities for all skill levels and abilities. Sometimes, though, you want to kick it up a notch or two! Join us as Orangetheory Fitness hosts a bootcamp-style workout guaranteed to get your heart rate in the orange zone! Bring a friend, bring the energy, and start burning to your goals. RSVP on Facebook This event is free and open…

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Patagonia Fall Preview

August 10 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

Get it before it hits stores or the internet! Patagonia is one of your favorite brands and a new Fall 2017 sample set arrives on August 9. The set includes one of everything in the brand's fall and winter line from shirts and jackets to pants and bags. Not only does Patagonia's new line maintain the impressive style and rugged wear you've come to expect, but it's mostly sustainable with traceable down, organic cotton, and recycled nylon and polyester. Patagonia's…

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Hiking with a Map + Compass

August 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

A map and compass isn't always top of mind when we're used to navigating with an app, but it's a skill every outdoor enthusiast should know. Sam Roach will teach the fundamentals in this class that's great for all skill levels. We'll have some giveaways and discounts for all who attend. This event is free and open to the public. Kids and well-behaved pets with owner on leash are welcome. RSVP on Facebook The outdoors can be intimidating when you…

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Women’s Backpacking Basics

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

From pack fit to shoes and hiking clothes made specifically for women, it's never been a better time to hit the trail with a group of girlfriends. Learn what to bring and (more importantly) what not to bring when setting out on a day, weekend, or thru hike. This clinic will include ideas on how to lighten your pack, maintaining gear on the trail, and information on favorite area trails. Feel free to bring your pack for a "shakedown" by backpacking expert…

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College Student Day

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

EXTRA 30% OFF with your current semester college ID all day! At Frugal Backpacker, our goal is simple: Spend Less. Play More. We stock current season outdoor gear at 20%-75% OFF MSRP every day. Now that you're welcoming a new semester, stop in + load up on footwear, accessories, + apparel from Patagonia, Kuhl, Mountain Hardwear, Astral, + more. Let us get you ready to explore your mountains + your city. RSVP on Facebook

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September 2017

Hiking with a Map + Compass

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

A map and compass isn't always top of mind when we're used to navigating with an app, but it's a skill every outdoor enthusiast should know. Sam Roach will teach the fundamentals in this class that's great for all skill levels. RSVP on Facebook We'll have some giveaways + discounts for all who attend. This event is free and open to the public. Kids and well-behaved pets with owner on leash are welcome.  

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Asheville Outdoor Show

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Salvage Station, 468 Riverside Dr
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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Free

The Asheville Outdoor Show brings the finest outdoor brands and latest trends in recreation directly to our friends and neighbors who live in the outdoor playground of the mountains of North Carolina. We’ll showcase innovators known for quality, variety, and uniqueness. Enjoy music and outdoor games throughout the day — and pick up lots of discounts from your favorite brands for your outdoor lifestyle. (Check out the list here.) This kick-ass event is free, family-friendly, and open to the public! RSVP…

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Asheville Urban Odyssey presented by Frugal Backpacker

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hi Wire Taproom, 197 Hilliard Ave,
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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$120

Teams of four will depart the starting point every 15 minutes starting at 12:00 PM and follow a series of clues to both obscure and well known Asheville locations. At each location, a team member must complete a specific task before receiving their next clue (each team member will need to complete two tasks). After a team completes its eighth task they will make their way back to the Mill Room for their final challenge. The completion of the final challenge…

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