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September 2018

Student Discount Day

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

EXTRA 30% OFF with your current semester student ID every Wednesday in September! 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 and load up on footwear, accessories, and apparel from Patagonia, Columbia, ENO, Astral, and more. Let us get you ready to explore your mountains and your city. RSVP ON FACEBOOK > Some exclusions. See any…

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Student Discount Day

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

EXTRA 30% OFF with your current semester student ID every Wednesday in September! 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 and load up on footwear, accessories, and apparel from Patagonia, Columbia, ENO, Astral, and more. Let us get you ready to explore your mountains and your city. RSVP ON FACEBOOK > Some exclusions. See any…

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October 2018

Fall Hiking

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

There’s nothing quite like fall in Western Carolina — when the mountain air turns crisp and cool, the nostalgia comes flooding back with overwhelming waves of inexplicable sensation. Autumn is that seasonal sweet spot between the balmy, bug-bitten days of summer and the frigid frost of winter when fiery foliage makes outdoor excursions even more alluring. While out of town leaf-peepers flock to our mountains, some of the area's most stunning natural spaces remain nearly devoid of visitors. Join us for…

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FB Greenville Grand Opening Celebration

October 13 @ 10:00 am - October 14 @ 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Greenville, 1418 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29608 United States
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Hey Frugies! We're bringing Spend Less. Play More. to Greenville and we couldn't be more thrilled. To celebrate the opening of our newest location, we're throwing a 2 day bash complete with swag, raffles, skills clinics, contests, and unbelievably frugal deals. RSVP on Facebook Here's a preview of the awesomeness we've got planned: Saturday October 13th we'll be open 10:00am - 7:00pm, offering some very sweet deals and plenty of swag. - Free swag bags for the first 50 customers (check…

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Learn to Tie Knots

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Greenville, 1418 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29608 United States
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We believe the outdoors are for everyone, that's why we're including free educational clinics as part of our Grand Opening of Frugal Backpacker, Greenville Knot tying is an essential skill for any outdoors person. Join us for a hands-on clinic in which you'll learn basic useful knots for camping, outdoor sports, and everyday use. Our outdoor experts will teach the fundamentals in this class that's great for all skill levels. RSVP on Facebook

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Using a Map + Compass

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Greenville, 1418 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29608 United States
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We believe the outdoors are for everyone, that's why we're including free educational clinics as part of our Grand Opening of Frugal Backpacker, Greenville. In the age of the GPS, map and compass navigation may seem outdated, but they're an important part of a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience. Learn this crucial skill from our outdoor experts. This hands on class is great for all skill levels. RSVP on Facebook

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Get to Know Your Gear

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Free

Do you know the difference between down and synthetic insulation? How about lightweight and ultra lightweight? Different outdoor experiences call for different gear. We'll cover which stove, tent size, and other essentials are needed to enjoy your time outside to the fullest. RSVP ON FACEBOOK > Kids and pets on leash are welcome.

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November 2018

Winter Camping

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Asheville, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
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Just because cold weather is here, doesn't mean camping season is over. Winter camping offers plenty of solitude and natural beauty. Learn what gear to bring and where to go at this free clinic. Well behaved dogs on a leash and children are welcome. RSVP on Facebook

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Thru-Hiking Fundamentals

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker Greenville, 1418 Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29608 United States
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Hosted by seasoned Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, Preston and Marie, this clinic focuses on the do’s and dont’s of gear for an Appalachian Trail thru-hike and other long distance endeavors. They'll will share lessons learned on what to bring and more importantly what not to bring when setting out on a journey longer than just the usual weekend hike. This clinic will include ideas on how to lighten your pack, maintaining gear on the trail, and making your own ultra-light gear…

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Packs – Everything You Need to Know

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whether your adventure of choice is a day hike, a long distance trail, or exploring exotic destinations, bringing a pack that fits well and is appropriate for your journey makes all the difference. This clinic will break down everything you need to know about making sure your backpack is ready for your next adventure - from finding the perfect fit to packing it just right. Inspired to update your gear? All attendees will score a coupon for $10 off their…

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