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12 Bones BBQ In Asheville Will Knock Your Socks Off

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Tender butts and sweet racks! While many locales claim to be the “home” of BBQ of one kind or another, the Carolinas may have the most legitimate stake. Particularly in North Carolina, BBQ is more of a way of life ...

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50 Campfires Sights & Bites : North Carolina

You know the drill – Clint walks into a roadside convenience store, a farmer’s market, or a off- the-beaten path general store and selects a new food or beverage he has never tried before. He collects these delicacies then hops ...

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Hipcamp Is The Best Website For Planning Your Camping Trip

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Finding the right campsite can be a time-consuming endeavor that involves searching multiple websites for hours. State parks all have their own sites, and in our experience, the quality varies significantly from state to state. National parks are a different ...

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We Had A Blast At Headwaters Outfitters in North Carolina

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Western North Carolina is home to some of the best canoeing and kayaking you’ll find in the United States. The sheer number of rivers and paddling grades offer adventure for beginners and experts alike. You can relax on the calm ...

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7 Canoe Safety Tips Every Paddler Should Know

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LIFE JACKETS: When you’re in a canoe or kayak, a life jacket – aka a PFD (personal flotation device) – is nota suggestion – IT’S THE LAW. And it doesn’t do one bit of good laying on the floor of ...

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Camp Chef Pro 60X Two-Burner Stove: Review

For some people, the best part of camping is cooking outdoors. There’s just something about it. Cracking an egg into a cast iron skillet with the sun coming up on a crisp morning is about as good as it gets. ...

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The Camp Chef Pro 60X Giveaway

Make sure you check out our review of the Camp Chef Pro 60X!

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50 Campfires – Campfire Sessions : The Stump Mutts

Not too long ago we had a Campfire Session at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins Colorado. They were among the finest folks we’d ever met and they told us to drop into their other brewery in North Carolina if ...

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On The Hunt For Waterfalls In North Carolina

The Brevard area of North Carolina is known as the “land of waterfalls” for a good reason. With over 250 waterfalls you see them around almost every corner. We had never been waterfall hunting and were curious what it was ...

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Seattle Sports LocoDry DownUnder Zipduff: Review

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Our most recent trip was to western North Carolina, I knew I’d be spending some time on the water. North Carolina is well known for excellent paddling opportunities, which meant that I should probably bring along a good dry bag. ...

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