Thursday, April 29, 2010

Get Out More Tour: local stops

Backpacker Magazine’s “Get Out More Tour” will bring Randy and Sheri Propster to the Great Smoky Mountains area over the next couple of weeks.

Get Out More is a one-of-a kind mobile tour that brings the pages of Backpacker to life for audiences nationwide. From April to December, Backpacker’s experienced Get Out More road team will travel the country to educate consumers about the skills and equipment they need to Get Out More!

The tour, presented by Woolrich, will visit 73 venues in 48 states to encourage hikers and backpackers to get out and explore the great outdoors.

The couple will give free presentations covering a range of topics including essentials of backpacking, the latest in gear and apparel, survival skills, and trail-tested tips.

Giveaways at each retail location will offer participants the chance to win outdoor gear and apparel.

Here's their schedule for the next couple of weeks:

Thursday, April 29
6:30pm Mast General Store - Knoxville, TN

Saturday, May 1
1:00pm Nantahala Outdoor Center - Gatlinburg, TN

Saturday, May 8
12:00pm Mast General Store - Waynesville, NC

Sunday, May 9
2:00pm Mast General Store - Valle Crucis, NC

Friday, May 14 - May 16
All day Trail Days - Damascus, VA

For more information please click here.

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