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Appalachian State’s Southern Comfort XII Bouldering Competition
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Appalachian State’s Southern Comfort XII Bouldering Competition

Every semester for the past 6 years, the Appalachian State University climbing team organizes a bouldering competition filled with technical problems, challenging dynos, good fellowship, and great prizes. This spring 2013 semester’s competition was no different. With climbers visiting from schools all over the southeast, this comp experienced some of […]

Preparation for a Backcountry Adventure Part: 1 of 2
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Preparation for a Backcountry Adventure Part: 1 of 2

What better for an inaugural blog post for Mountain Khakis than to write a couple with one of MK’s  professional ambassadors? Janet Peterson happens to be my advising professor, academic professor, and has become a good friend to me. Not only that, but we combined (she was the brains of […]

Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival at Whitman College
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Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival at Whitman College

Every year the little town of Walla Walla, WA comes out in excitement for the Banff Mountain Film Festival, but little did they know that this year they would have a second round of stoke coming through. Thanks to Whitman College and the Outdoor Program, students and community members alike […]

Everglades Winter Break
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Everglades Winter Break

Winter Break is one of the best things about being in college. This being my last one before rejoining the working world, I decided to take full advantage and get as much fishing in as possible. My buddy Drew and I decided to road trip it down to the Everglades […]

Alabama White Water
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Alabama White Water

I was finishing up my last journalism exam for the fall semester of my senior year in early December getting ready to travel a few hours north to the beautiful Cleveland, Alabama for my first kayaking trip of the ‘Bama winter boating season. I seriously couldn’t wait to get out […]