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Frugal Backpacker

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52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
(828) 209-1530 www.frugalbackpacker.com

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June 2018

10% for Friends of the Smokies

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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Each month, we donate 10% of a day’s sales to support a local nonprofit’s work. Shop on Tuesday, June 19, to support Friends of the Smokies. Call it civic pride or mountain spirit, but we think supporting the work of those maintaining trails, cleaning waterways, connecting youth to outdoors, and doing other awesome things to keep WNC a place we can all enjoy…well, it’s the right thing to do. As the area’s first outdoor store, we’ve enjoyed the support of…

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Nutrition On + Off the Trail

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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How much sodium, protein, fat, fiber, and sugar your body needs is heavily influenced by what adventure you happen to be on at the moment. CLIF Bar researchers have spent lots of time constructing meal plans and nutrition tips to feed your adventure. Join us as they share their knowledge. The ideas and suggestions are provided for general educational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice or care. RSVP on Facebook > Kids and pets on leash are welcome…

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July 2018

Women’s Backpacking Basics

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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Summer's here and the time is right for hitting the trail for an overnight backpacking trip or a day hike. From pack fit to shoes and hiking clothes made specifically for women, it's never been a better time to hit the outdoors with a group of girlfriends. Learn what to bring and 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…

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National Hammock Day Celebration

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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On July 22, we salute the symbol of absolute outdoor comfort: the hammock. We're celebrating all day long with ENO giveaways, workshops and classes, and hammock trivia with prizes. RSVP on Facebook > Developed by the Maya peoples as far back as 1,000 years ago, hammocks served as a widely-used sleeping vessel suspended above otherwise dirty ground, offering protection from snakes and rodents. European explorers modified the technology, replacing plant fibers and bark with cotton and canvas. By the 20th century, the…

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