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

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February 2018

Intro Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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Free

Practicing yoga is an excellent way to develop strength, balance, and flexibility. Join professional yoga instructor Nate O. for an in-store gentle yoga class for all levels. This class is tailored to help enhance and improve your pursuit of outdoor activities. Nate has designed this class to make you feel at ease with beginning yoga and establishing an at home practice. Please bring your own yoga mat. RSVP ON FACEBOOK Kids are welcome at this free class, but participants under…

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March 2018

Backcountry Camping in the Pisgah Ranger District

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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One of the most popular areas for hiking in Western North Carolina is the Pisgah Ranger District, located southwest of Asheville. Filled with scenic roads, backcountry and wilderness areas, geologic points of interests, and more, there's no reason to limit your time spent in PRD to day hikes. Join Graham Coffey, co-author of Backcountry Camping in the Pisgah Ranger District with Brooke Harrison, the first all-inclusive guide to this area. Drawing on knowledge from years as a wilderness guide working…

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The Ten Essentials

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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The Ten Essentials date back to the 1930s, when the Seattle-based organization The Mountaineers assembled the first list to help people be prepared for emergency situations in the outdoors. Though they've been revised over time, the lit remains dedicated to answering two basic questions: Can you respond positively to an accident or emergency? Can you safely spend a night (or more) outside? Julie S. will run through the current list, Ten Essentials: A Systems Approach, and expand on what you…

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April 2018

Wisdom Healing Qigong

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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Free

"I love qigong classes where a 25 year-old star athlete practices right alongside a 75 year-old Qigong practitioner, both realizing that it is much more about the mind’s capacity to flow healing energy than what your age or current physical or emotional issues might be." This quote sums up Debra Moore's philosophy. Join her for a Wisdom Healing Qigong class. All are welcome, from experienced practitioners to beginners. The practice is a powerful way to increase endurance, reduce stress, feel…

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Women Outdoors in the Mountains

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Frugal Backpacker, 52 Westgate Parkway
Asheville,NC28806United States
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Mountain women love to explore wherever the adventure takes them. If you're equally at home on the trail or on the town, join other women to share adventures, learn new skills, and gain insights and experience at this free inaugural event. Frugal Backpacker gets women. And we get them geared up, excited, and ready for the outdoors with expert advice, clothing, and top outdoor products for less. FREE CLINICS + WORKSHOPS 12:00 - Eating Healthy in the Outdoors 1:00 -…

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