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Summer Sojourn

I’ve been waiting to write a reflective entry in the Ashland Outdoor Store blog for a while. I haven’t, until now, found the impetus. My personal sense of the Outdoor Store as a cohesive unit was altered irreversibly with Steve’s … Continue reading

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5th Annual Siskiyou Challenge

We had the opportunity to sit down last week with Tracy Harding and chat about the upcoming local multi-discipline relay race, the Siskiyou Challenge. The 5th annual Siskiyou Challenge takes place this Saturday, September 20th, and is open to both … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure. Canada!

CANADA! On September 4th, Rick Sayler successfully made it to the Canadian border. His trek on the PCT, done partially in the company of Dashiel Hillgartner, took him through Three states, over 2,650 miles. We’d like to offer him our … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure – Friday, August 23rd

These posts are created by our sponsored PCT-hikers, and contain their stories and adventures, straight from the trail. Wershington! Washington has been great to me so far. It is often said that entering Washington from Oregon on the PCT is like … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure – Thursday, August 8th

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These posts are created by our sponsored PCT-hikers, and contain their stories and adventures, straight from the trail. Into the land of plenty After the fateful event in Ashland I decided to spend an extra day off and see what … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure – Friday, July 26th

These posts are created by our sponsored PCT-hikers, and contain their stories and adventures, straight from the trail. Game Ender! With our bags packed and provisions for the remainder of the PCT set, Rick and I were good to go. … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure – Friday, July 19th

These posts are created by our sponsored PCT-hikers, and contain their stories and adventures, straight from the trail. Hiking Home/ Shasta   As we left the shadow of Mt. Lassen we moved into the shadow of Mt. Shasta, which for … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash Climb Mt. Shasta

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Summer Mountaineering On Saturday afternoon, our sponsored PCT hikers reached Mount Shasta City. They’d long had the goal of climbing Mt. Shasta in a day, before hopping back on the trail. David, Matt Faurot, and a mutual friend, Ed Dickey, … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure – Saturday, July 6th

These posts are created by our sponsored PCT-hikers, and contain their stories and adventures, straight from the trail. Personal Record After leaving Chester and the wonderful home of trail angel Piper’s Mom, we had some miles to make up. The incident with … Continue reading

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Rick & Dash’s Excellent Adventure – Wednesday, July 3rd

These posts are created by our sponsored PCT-hikers, and contain their stories and adventures, straight from the trail. A little problem half way As we waited out the storm at the Red Moose Inn, we were informed that there was … Continue reading

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